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Razors And Possible HIV Exposure

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AIDS InfoNet

Treatment After Exposure to HIV

...is still possible for health care workers who take PEP to get HIV infection. Other Exposure In 2005, the Centers for Disease Control reviewed information on PEP. They concluded that it should also be available for use after HIV exposures that are not work-related. People can be exposed to HIV during unsafe sexual activity, when a condom breaks during sex, or if they share needles for injecting drugs. Infants can be exposed if they drink...
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Possible exposure or paranoid and need counseling end or rope

My sister had someone living with us her "girlfriend", we found out after she moved out that she was on drugs. I have no contact with her, but my sister still does. I used to leave my razors in the bathroom, and I am sure that my sister used them...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your HIV-exposure risk is negligible at best.Your negative HIV-antibody tests out to six days shy of six months are definitive, conclusive, WOO-HOO-able and move-on-able. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No additional HIV tests are... Read more »

Chance at possible exposure to HIV? (revision)

Ok, I decided to take a hot shower at my local gym (24 hr fitness). there are 5 stalls you could take a shower in and these stalls were made of glass walls. Hypothetically, if the person who used the shower before me rubbed his penis or ejaculated...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,No. And stop rubbing your Mr. Happy on the stall glass walls. It's driving the guy in the next stall crazy with desire!Dr. Bob Read more »

My friend is HIV positive.

I have been living with my friend just a roommate not a sexual partner for 2 years. He has just found out the he is HIV positive. I am concerned about the risks. I just had a CBC test 1 month ago and everything was normal. Any chance for...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...HIV is only transmitted through blood or sex. If you are not having sex, then don't share razors or tooth brushes other than that, be careful if he cuts himself and is bleeding. There should not be other risks. Good luck! Read more »

Possibly infected, what to do why I wait for results?

Hi Dr Bob!Let me first say that I love the work you are doing here, and your post have been very helpful to me in the past. My question is not about if I am infected, as much as it is what to do why I wait to find out if I am infected. My last...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex and... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...than 3 days) after the exposure has occurred. PEP should NOT be seen as a substitute for practices that can help avoid HIV exposure in the first place, such as consistent and correct use of condoms, abstinence from sex or mutual monogamy... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...breastfeed their babies. Rare Types of Transmission There are a few isolated cases of people becoming infected from using a razor that had just been used by an HIV-positive person, or from using a toothbrush immediately after the toothbrush... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

How is HIV passed from one person to another? Which body fluids transmit HIV? How well does HIV survive outside the body? Can I get HIV from anal sex? Can I get HIV from vaginal sex? Can I get HIV from oral sex? How can I... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Couples With Mixed HIV Status

Serodiscordant Couples What Are the Special Issues for Mixed Couples? Reducing the Risks Using a Condom Other Ways to Reduce Risk If You Are Exposed to HIV ... Having Children if the Man Has HIV Having Children if the Woman... Read more »
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HIV EXPOSURE FROM A GUY FINGERING AND DEEP KISSING

Posted by Katietaylor, 1 Reply
Please can someone give me their honest opinion on whether this is a reason for me to be concerned and tested? Im going out of my mind with worry and keep checking my body for HIV symptoms due what I believe my risky exposure. Im a 34 year old... Read more »

Hiv exposure question.. help please

Posted by uncleargyle, 1 Reply
hello. Here's my problem. I work with a person who has hiv. We were gift wrapping with a little sewing scissors.. Well, he cut himself on it (just a little prick..that's what she said.. anyway) and then about two hours later I cut myself on the same... Read more »

Scared and Worried: Possible HIV Exposure

Posted by kindahypertonic, 1 Reply
Hey everyone, I had an unprotected sexual experience February 2, 2007. The morning after having received and given a blowjob (I did not swallow nor did he) as well as a single unprotected anal insertion [i received]- no sex, as in no continous... Read more »

Divorced hiv positive dad

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
Hello, I am the ex wife of an hiv positive dad. He became positive after our divorce. I am having a hard time dealiing with his status. We have two very small children under 4 years old. I am afraid to leave them with him alone. He has been very... Read more »