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HIV transmission through eye splash

I was performing an accu check on an HIV positive patient when a drop of his blood splashed and landed on a spot just beloe my eye lid-but not on the eye lid itself. At first i wiped it off with my gloved right hand, then i later wshed my face. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I agree with the ER doctor. Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. HIV cannot permeate intact skin. PEP certainly was not warranted. And if there was no chance the blood actually got into your eye, HIV testing would not be warranted either.The... Read more »
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Simply Rob: Advocate and Artist, a Man of Words Uses Them to Spread Truth

Rob Vassilarakis All the negative HIV test results Rob Vassilarakis kept getting made him think he was having safe enough sex. "I was wrong," he says. In 1993, at age 22, he tested positive for HIV. "When I was 17, I was disowned for being... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Results by Phone: Can We Predict Who Will Test HIV-Negative?

To study a requirement that all patients return to the health care setting to learn their HIV test results, the researchers described the number of HIV cases detected at Sydney Sexual Health Center among persons who disclosed no known risk factors... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Providing HIV-Negative Results to Low-Risk Clients by Telephone

Health department policies in Australia differ in their recommendations regarding giving patients their HIV test results. Traditionally, all HIV results have been provided in person. The team undertook the current study to trial the provision of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chinese Researchers Eye Anti-AIDS Gel

A Chinese team said Monday that test results assessing the potency of a molecule to block HIV from entering human cells are "encouraging." University of Hong Kong (UKH), Nanjing University, and City University of Hong Kong researchers, working with... Read more »
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Expsoure with HIV Girl, Had 3 Months Negative Result! But Still confused. Plz. help

Posted by sagarpoz2013, 1 Reply
Hi Everyone,
I am from India, Had expsoure with HIV lady. 5 Months back. Got 3 Months Negative Fourth Generation Result. But After 4 Months Got Sore throat (Throat Irritation) Dry couth Not very Mild. I Feel Just like Raw throat all the time.Now its... Read more »

Anyone Tested Positive and have symptoms after 3 Months Negative Result ?

Posted by sagarpoz2013, 1 Reply
Hi everyone here,
May God Bless u all with Strength to deal with the situaton.
I am here because i had a HIV exposure with a Hiv+ girl
around 6 months back. and had my 3 months IVth generation Negative result. But after 4 months i have been suffering... Read more »

16 week result - negative!

Posted by une_fille
i got my results for my 16 week hiv-1 and hiv-2 tests and they are negative! yippee!! i still have symtpoms, but hopefully they will go away in time since i am not so freaked out anymore!

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Negative test results are no longer valid...

Posted by dsaklad
Negative test results are no longer valid if there's another sexual contact.

Besides AIDS HIV acquired immune deficiency syndrome human immunodeficiency virus
it would be a good idea to for both sex partners to get tested together for the other
sexually... Read more »