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Should I Get Tested After Contact With Blood

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Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Eight years? You can get a reliable HIV test after 8 months! If you test negative, that means you were not infected in that encounter, fortunate soul. It's time to move on. Continue to take care of yourself and protect yourself from HIV... Read more »

Accidental blood spatter and contact from a blood transfusion.

I was recently in a hospital room where the nurses were hooking up a blood transfusion for my... Read more »

Oral Sex with Blood to Blood Contact

I am a 23 years old men and recently had oral sex with a new female partner. After about 10 minutes... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Wisconsin Clinic Warns of Possible Disease Exposure

The Madison-based Dean Clinic announced Monday that it is seeking to contact 2,345 patients to advise they get tested for HIV and hepatitis B and C. Between 2006 and two weeks ago, a nurse employed by the clinic was improperly reusing insulin... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Infections Attributed to Male-to-Male Sexual Contact -- Metropolitan Statistical Areas, United States and Puerto Rico, 2010

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections attributed to male-to-male sexual contact comprised 64% of the estimated new HIV infections in the United States in 2009. 1 Assessing the geographic distribution of HIV infection by transmission... Read more »
U.S. Public Health Service's Office on Women's Health

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chinese Province Requires People to Provide Real Names, Contact Information When Taking HIV Tests

China's Yunnan province has begun requiring people to provide their real names and contact information when taking HIV tests, Xinhua/ People's Daily reports. According to Lu Lin, director of the Disease Prevention and Control Center of Yunnan,... Read more »
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dry blood contact

Posted by Anonymous
Please can someone allay my fears. I went for an HIV test & 20 minutes later on my way home I looked at the palm of my hand it appeared to have a slither of brownish blood not a lot. I licked my finger & rubbed my palm - I inadvertently put... Read more »

blood contact

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I received a splash of infected blood on my arm while giving first aid to a friend of mine who is hiv+.My skin was intact in that point but I didn't wash it immediately couse I saw it later.I didn't ask for PEP.Am I at risk?
Six months after the... Read more »

Blood Contact

Posted by Whizkid, 1 Reply
the incident i am talking about originally happened 10 weeks ago while i was sitting out in the ground of my university working on my assignment and there a student of the same uni whom i didnt know came to me and ask me for a spare Pen. i gave it... Read more »

Contact with blood and scared!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi everyone,

Something happened to me at work the other night that really scared me and I was hoping someone could help. I work in retail, and a guy (maybe 60 years old) and his wife came in the store to make a purchase. I rang them up, but I noticed... Read more »