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Risk Of HIV Transmission From Blood On Hand

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It's your George Clooney Look-Alike Again ;) + Donation

Hey Sexy Doc! It's me again! I've been doing really, very well with my OCD but of course something has brought it up again. Here's my concern:My friend that is a theater actor wanted to practice some lines with me. He IS HIV+. There was one scene...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hey "Clooney",The HIV-acquisition risk from the episode you describe is nonexistent. Thanks for your support of The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). Read more »

Am I at risk

I am a student at a medical school. The other day we was practicing giving shots, I put the cap in... Read more »

Emergency Room HIV Transmission Risk

I thought I would try again. If you can please answer i would be most grateful. I was in hospital... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...cases of HIV transmission from performing oral sex on a person infected with HIV. While no one knows exactly what the degree of risk is, evidence suggests that the risk is less than that of unprotected anal or vaginal sex. If the person... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...past 2 or 3 months) are most likely to transmit HIV to others. This is when their viral load is the highest. In general, the risk of transmission is higher with higher viral loads. This fact sheet provides an overview of HIV prevention, and... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...how effective this method really is in reducing transmission. It is best to use fresh needles each time. This eliminates any risk of infection. Many cities offer free needle exchange programs. Tattoos or body piercings should always be done by... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...effect. In fact, women with a CD4 countabove 250 are warned against starting a regimen with Viramune (nevirapine)because of the risk of dangerous liver problems. Body shape changes: Some studies have found that HIV+ women experiencedifferent... Read more »
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risk?

Posted by mollyshurtmen, 2 Replies
...today i got my n ails done at a nail salon and i noticed the lady that was doing my nails had fingers that were bleeding. the blood got on my skin and i'm unsure as if i had cuts or not. i know i got a cut afterwards from the nail drill they... Read more »

Check my research please? hiv risk.. no?

Posted by poblly, 2 Replies
...because the skin on one of my knuckles tore. I am worried that if the skin on his knuckles tore that maybe Icould have got blood in the scrape. But from what i am reading there would have to be a signifigant amount of blood. There was not.... Read more »

are there any risks?

Posted by mysterious, 2 Replies
...used to stck my hand in my back undr my shirt n scratch pimples like 200-800 times a day (no exaggerating). what would b the risk if there was hiv + blood in every one of these times? 2.(feb 27) went 2 use bathroom, put bookbag on ground n dint... Read more »

scared. PLEASE answer

Posted by jkkljhklj, 1 Reply
...today at lunch, i got some corn nuts out of the vending machine and ate them from my palm. what would be the risk if: 1. hiv + blood was on the corn packet, got on my hand then on the corn nuts, and in my mouth? 2. what would would be Read more »