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Splash In Eye Negative Hiv Results

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Medical student blood splash (droplets?) to eye from HCV/HIV positive patient during orthopedic procedure

I am a medical student who had a blood splash to one eye (at least one droplet) from a splash caused by the saw during an orthopedic surgery. I was watching the surgery from about 5 feet away when the droplet traveled to me eye. The patient had a ...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...risk from the start. You have been tested adequately. There is no need to test at 12 months whatsoever. Prolonged testing for HIV is only indicated if a person has a definite diagnosis of acute HCV infection. Congrats on your upcoming marriage... Read more »

HIV transmission through eye splash

I was performing an accu check on an HIV positive patient when a drop of his blood splashed and... Read more »
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The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...reverse transcriptase inhibitor ( NNRTI), and protease inhibitor (PI) classes are associated with liver damage. NRTIs can have negative side effects that may lead to liver problems. One such side effect is mitochondrial toxicity. Mitochondria... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...transmission through wet clothing. Having sex in a monogamous (faithful) relationship is safe if: Both of you are uninfected (HIV-negative); You both have sex only with your partner; and Neither one of you gets exposed to HIV through drug use... Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...out its risk factors and to find screening tools to help predict and manage the condition. The symptoms are also found in HIV-negative people. However, this publication provides an overview of IRIS within the context of HIV disease. It presents... Read more »
Project Inform

Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

...become drug-resistant. MAC strains found in people with HIV are naturally more drug-resistant than those found in most HIV-negative people. Treatment usually involves taking several drugs for a long time. Combining several drugs increases the... Read more »
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HIV Optic Neuropathy

Posted by toper3
...Has anyone hear of this Eye condition? Has anyone ever had problems with there eyes as a result of HIV??--after ruling out EVERYTHING ELSE Read more »

eyes

Posted by anxiousone1, 1 Reply
...I was so scared. I'm sure it was longer than what I understand is the three-month waiting period. Anyway the test came back negative for HIV and syphyllis (sp). Now I am have trouble with my eyes (iritis) and read online that it can be cause by... Read more »

White spots on eyes

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I've just tested positive. I've read somewhere that white spots over eyes (vision) is somethign related to it but cant find the page I seen it on. Does anyone know anything on this? Would really apprechiate Read more »

hep c and hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...iwas in the process of seroconversion could i of had no antibodys yet and was in the process of fighting of infection test was neg worried about coinfection Read more »