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Can I infect myself from a HIV test?

Please dr. Bob tell me if I can infect myself from doing a test for HIV on me. I touched some of it's components. I'm very afraid. The test is from Medmira and is called MIRACARE.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The short answer is no.The long answer is hell no!Dr. Bob Read more »

Doctor said Regular Blood Tests would show Signs of HIV Infection

Hello Dr.I wanted to tell you what an amazing job you do. You are such a good person who deserves... Read more »

Risk of HIV infection from blood test

I went for a blood test at a pathology lab upon recommendation by a doctor. My concern is that I am... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Expanded HIV Testing and Trends in Diagnoses of HIV Infection -- District of Columbia, 2004-2008

...especially high. In 2008, blacks/African Americans represented 55% of DC's population, but accounted for 78% of those living with HIV infection and 86% of newly diagnosed AIDS cases. 1 , ** The HIV prevalence among blacks/African Americans in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Targeted Testing for Acute HIV Infection in North Carolina

... Because people with acute HIV infection contribute disproportionately to transmission of the virus, identifying these persons is a critical public health challenge. Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Genocide Survivor Counselors Providing Testing, Treatment for Rwandan Women Infected With HIV Through Rape

... Social workers from genocide survivor associations in Rwanda are providing psychosocial support, HIV testing and antiretroviral treatment to women infected with HIV through rape during the country's 1994 genocide, " The World " -- a Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mandatory Reporting of HIV Infection and Opt-Out Prenatal Screening for HIV Infection: Effect on Testing Rates

...Reporting of HIV infection to facilitate appropriate follow-up for infected people, to counsel them about their infectiousness to others, and to identify Read more »
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HIV infection and false reactive VDRL test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi everyone! Is there a way to relate a false reactive VDRL test with the early stages of HIV infection??? Yesterday, I got my blood tests results, and... HIV came back Negative, but VDRL came back wrong, and they asked me to return Read more »

Can I catch HIV infection this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...the presence of mind to discard it? I can't understand. Now I have to live with the thought that I may have exposed myself to HIV infection. I mean, the toilet paper which came into contact with the seat actually also came into contact with my... Read more »

Infected during HIV test?

Posted by Anonymous
I'm living a nightmare. I had unprotected sex with a woman (vag/oral) on 7/1/3. At 10 weeks I got a neg ELISA. That should have been the end. However my GP Doctore daignosed Oral thrush. The next day, panicked, at 11 weeks went in for an anonymous... Read more »

HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...HIV Infections ARE RISING! Many people still have the belief that HIV and AIDS only affects homosexuals! However, 75% of the world population Read more »