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Risk Of Hiv Transmission From One Time Exposure

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Husband Dentist Exposed to HIV on Job Yesterday

Dr. Bob,My husband is a dentist and was exposed to HIV while drilling a patient's tooth. Blood/saliva squirted into his eye (he was not wearing his protective eyewear. The patient was HIV positive (as noted in his file, which my husband did not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...acquiring HIV from your careless (and inconsiderate) husband are essentially nonexistent (assuming he's had no other occupational exposures, including those he may not have even recognized or considered due to his lax standards for preventing the... Read more »

Thank for answering - "Too many exposures at the same time - humble request"

Dear Bob, You are a wonderfull & magnificient man. I am highly thankfull for the support that you... Read more »

it takes only one time (HETEROSEXUAL TRANSMISSION) (HIV TRANSMISSION AFTER ONE EXPOSURE)

This is a comment on one of the readers questions asking if you can get hiv by penetrating a woman... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Treatment After Exposure to HIV

...(Epivir, 3TC). In January 2001, the Centers for Disease Control warned against using nevirapine (Viramune) for PEP because of the risk of liver damage. See Fact Sheet 431 for more information on nevirapine. The CDC has updated its PEP... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It?

...transmitted (see Fact Sheet 150 ). They also know about safer sex guidelines (see Fact Sheet 151 ). However, they may still be exposed to HIV. This can be by accident or because they take part in some risky behavior. When this happens, they... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Couples With Mixed HIV Status

...Without treatment, up to 35% of pregnant women with HIV can pass the infection to their newborns. With proper treatment, the risk of passing HIV to newborns drops to 2% (see Fact Sheet 611 .) Artificial insemination, a simple procedure, places... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...in English, en EspaƱol. Are health care workers at risk of getting HIV on the job? The risk of health care workers being exposed to HIV on the job is very low, especially if they carefully follow universal precautions (i.e., using protective... Read more »
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Need help and assurance - peculiar exposure

Posted by cricket, 1 Reply
...mark after warts appeared. Herpes, HIV 1/2, Hep B/C, Sypillus, Gonn and Cly - all negative at 60 day mark. 1) Could I have been exposed to HIV due to that foreskin-handjob incident? Started having symptoms....also what about the rubbing and boob... Read more »

HIV EXPOSURE FROM A GUY FINGERING AND DEEP KISSING

Posted by Katietaylor, 1 Reply
...ago I met a man in a night club who I didnt know really well. One thing led to another and I let him deep kiss me a couple of times and finger me there was no oral or penetrative sex involved. 1.Can HIV be transmitted through hard fingering and... Read more »

Exposed and worried

Posted by abcd1234, 4 Replies
...3 months but I'm worried sick. I think b/c I was insertive and it was so short my risk should be minimal, but I know I was exposed regardless so I'm curious how worried I should be. Can I get tested at 4 or 6 weeks for some reassurance before... Read more »

exposed and freaking out...

Posted by brworried, 1 Reply
...agreed to visit. He told me that he was positive and while I was not sure what that would mean long term, I really enjoyed our time together and we ended up talking very candidly about the disease and how he has dealt with it. Nevertheless, we... Read more »