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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...HIV is one of many diseases that can be transmitted by blood. Be careful if you are helping someone who is bleeding. If your work exposes you to blood, be sure to protect any cuts or open sores on your skin, as well as your eyes and mouth. Your employer should provide gloves, facemasks and other protective equipment, plus training about how to avoid diseases that are spread by blood. What If I've Been Exposed? If you think you have been...
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blood tainted saliva in eye

Dear Dr. Bob,I know you have stated that your response to questions is not contingent on whether one sends a donation to your foundation or not, however,I will send 200 dollars to your foundation if you will please answer this question for me. No...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,First of all, thanks for your kind comments.Regarding your concerns about HIV acquisition from getting spittle in your eye, your fears are completely unwarranted. You are correct: Saliva that does not contain visible blood would not be... Read more »

Spit (with or without blood) in the eye

Hello Dr,I am very well aware of the huge number of questions in respect of the transmission of HIV through saliva entering the eyes, however, I felt that I could provide additional information, so as to avoid the answer being merely a reiteration...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...visible blood in the saliva, the HIV transmission risk would be essentially nonexistent.Dr. Bobparanoid husband over spit in the eye (PART II) LAST POST HERE DR BOB Nov 21, 2009hello dr bob,its me again spit boy from saudi arabia..thank you for... Read more »

saliva & the mucous membrane

Hi,I work in healthcare and recently I got a small amount of saliva from an HIV+ patient in my eye. Should I be concerned? Because right now I'm kind of terrified. Thanks.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,No, you should not be concerned. Saliva that does not contain visible blood is not considered a risk for HIV transmission. However, since you "work in healthcare," you Read more »

saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get HIV from an infected partners saliva on my anus?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...(HIV BASICS) Aug 13, 2007 while dancing at a local club here in south beach i was walking the dancefloor and was hit in the eye by another gay mans sweat as he danced and shaked.if he is poz what is the odd? Response from Dr. Frascino Hi, The... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...HIV-infected blood or, less frequently, when infected blood comes in contact with a worker's open cut or is splashed into a worker's eyes or inside their nose. There has been only one instance of patients being infected by an HIV-infected... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV and Its Transmission

...HIV-infected blood or, less frequently, after infected blood gets into a worker?s open cut or a mucous membrane (for example, the eyes or inside of the nose). There has been only one instance of patients being infected by a health care worker in... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...through an open cut or sore, or through contact with the mucous membranes in the anus and rectum, the genitals, the mouth, and the eyes. The next two topics discuss the second and third requirements. Where Is HIV Found in the Body? Looking... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

... Lab Tests Are Important Tools The Basics Complete Blood Count (CBC) Blood Chemistry (Chemistry or Chem Screens) The Bottom Line Lab Tests Are Important Tools Having regular Read more »
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blood donation again

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...Hey there! Is it possible for blood not to be visible to the eye, but nonetheless could it transmit dangerous virus? I'm the guy with the blood donation session, when the nurse was touching Read more »

information

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...In addition, they also have severe forms of the typically common childhood bacterial infections, such as conjunctivitis (pink eye), ear infections, and tonsillitis. People with AIDS are also particularly prone to developing various cancers,... Read more »

Proof

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone Read more »

HIV from saliva

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...apprehended a shoplifter where he works. The guy spit in his face. He can't remember if any of this mans saliva got into his mouth or eyes. Anyways, I told him he has nothing to worry about but he's very nervous. Is there anything anybody can... Read more »