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Risk from small amount of blood on glass "Trying to have a baby please help."

Can ARS symptoms appear 0n the tenth day after exposure. I was at a bar and a girl I had just met sat with my group. After shaking her hand and having her hand down drinks from her side of the bar to mine she noticed she had cut her hand from a...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,There is <b>no risk</b> from the situation you describe. There would have to be a substantial amount of HIV+ blood (there wasn't) and a good way for it to get into your body (there wasn't). There also... Read more »

eye contact - what is a significant amount for infection?

Hello!Last night I went to club, it was very crowded and quite dusky. While dancing I felt... Read more »

Re (Follow-up): Indirect exposure to small amount of blood

Hello Dr. Bob, please accept my sincere heartfelt thanks for answering my question about... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Small Tears in Placenta Likely Associated With Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission, Study Says

Small tears in the placenta of HIV-positive pregnant women might allow the virus to pass from the woman's blood to the infant during delivery and could play a role in mother-to-child transmission, according to a study published on Tuesday in PLoS... Read more »
Project Inform

A Common Blood Product Called IVIG May Help Clear the HIV Reservoir

During an oral presentation at CROI 2009 in Montreal, Canada, Dr. Magnus Gisslen detailed early findings from a small proof-of-concept study using high-dose intravenous (in the vein) immunoglobulin (IVIG) to reduce the amount of HIV found in cells... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Small Tears in Placenta May Be Relaying HIV to Babies

Mother-to-child HIV transmission (MTCT) may be occurring via small tears in the placenta during birth, a recent study suggested. Without treatment, 25-35 percent of babies born to HIV-positive mothers become infected, resulting in an estimated... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Eye on the Finish Line

More than 700 people in Los Angeles are building their physical endurance by participating in the National AIDS Marathon Training Program. A fund-raising project benefiting AIDS Project Los Angeles, the program began on May 1 and culminates with the... Read more »
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HIV Risk - Blood in Eye & Glass Cut

Posted by pupiz, 2 Replies
Hi, all. Please let me know if I am at risk for HIV from these to encounters. I was in Canada on vacation a couple of weeks ago and we left at about in the morning and came back at about 3:00pm. When we left the maid was cleaning the suite beside... Read more »

a considerable amount of HIV blood in a glass

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am wondering if 20-30 ml of wet HIV-infected blood remained in a glass for more than twelve hours, will the blood be still infectious even if it is still wet after that 12 hours?? Read more »

Risk from small volume blood ingestion

Posted by RJT, 2 Replies
Hello. I noticed some blood smeared on my finger whilst eating in a cafe on a shopping trip. I had been picking my lips so assumed it was that and licked it off to see if there was a cut underneath. However there was no cut to my finger and I... Read more »

amount of virus?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Once again .... just wondering if anyone has any feedback on the amount of virus needed for a one-time exposure. I have heard there needs to be ALOT of highly concentrated virus in order for infection to occur ..... is this true? The CDC simply says... Read more »