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Skin Repair And Hiv

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Can get HIV from the phone I repaired?

Ok this sounds not too common, we are in the phone repair business and a hospice facility for AIDS patients sent us phones to repair. One of the phones in their room had a water or juice spilled on it and the inside is still kinda wet, so while...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You cannot contract HIV from repairing a phone, having phone-sex, or using the phone as a sex toy. Dude, be reasonable. If HIV were transmitted that easily, it would have wiped out the planet long ago. Frevinsakes!Dr. Bob... Read more »

risk of getting hiv from small peeling skin and red thin skin around the nail?

i have a question for you mister shannon r.shouthall. Would a small peeling skin near your nail... Read more »

Face Wasting/Needs Repair

I've been HIV positive since about 1989. I've been on every medication known to man and... Read more »
Articles
Ministerio de Sanidad Y Consumo

Soria Announces the Addition of Lipoatrophy Repairing Treatment to the Common Services Portfolio of the National Health System

This measure will be proposed by the Ministry of Health and Consumer Affairs to the General Assembly of the National Health System (NHS) Interterritorial Council to be available for patients in the last quarter of 2009. The new service is a part of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Tibotec, FDA Update Warning Label on HIV Drug's Risk of Severe Skin Reaction

Tibotec Therapeutics, a unit of Johnson & Johnson, "has strengthened a warning about serious skin reactions in patients treated with the company's HIV drug Intelence," the FDA and the company said on Wednesday, Reuters reports. Intelence has... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Facing HIV Is Easier With Skin Treatment

For some HIV patients, lipoatrophy, facial wasting associated with the disease and the medication prescribed for it, is a telltale sign of infection. The Food and Drug Administration in August 2004 approved Sculptra, an injectable form of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA, Biogen Idec Say HIV-Positive People Should Not Take Skin Disorder Drug Amevive

FDA and the pharmaceutical company Biogen Idec on Thursday said HIV-positive individuals should not take the company's skin drug Amevive because it might lower their CD4+ T cell counts, Reuters reports (Reuters, 11/10). The drug is approved to... Read more »
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What are the odds that I will contract HIV from skin rashes/irritation?

Posted by Wesher11, 1 Reply
I had red rashes/skin irritation on my inner thighs and scrotum, and I had sex with this woman with condom, but I worried that her vaginal fluids got on my rashes on my inner thighs and scrotum, if she is HIV+ and the fluids get on my rashes, will I... Read more »

Dry skin and HIV?!??

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Was just diagnosised. But am taking things with a positive outlook. Just wondered... female, 26 my skin has gotten SOOOOO dry and itchy, also have dandruff never has been this bad before. Summer heat, or something more? I haven't started any meds... Read more »

Skin Abrasion on Penis / HIV Transmission Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello.
I just felt compelled to share an experience regarding potential HIV expousure through a tiny skin abrasion on the penis. In a trip abroad last year, I topped for a man of unknown status. I wore a condom, but after ejaculation I noticed that... Read more »

HIV Skin Issues-PLEASE READ

Posted by blackdante
Does anyone else suffer from seborrhic dermatitis, exfoliative chelliitus,atopic eczema, folliticus, chronic dry skin, or any other skin issues since their diagnosis that they didnt have before???( I know you dont have to have HIV to have these... Read more »