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Splash Of Blood In Eye Patient Tested Negative

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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
...Your HCV RNA tests are definitive. No further testing is required. It is understandable that you have been "a bundle of nerves", but it is now time to let go and celebrate. You were Read more »

Blood splash in eyes WORRIED

Hey doc first off ur awsome and second ur going a great job. I'm currently a Paramedic and about 5... 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 »
Test Positive Aware Network

Selzentry

...accumulate. In results from various studies, Pfizer did not find that blocking R5 with maraviroc caused virus to shift to X4 or show negative effect on disease progression or CD4 count in so-called "dual tropic" people (their virus can use either... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Maraviroc (Selzentry, Celsentri)

...taking maraviroc should tell their health care provider if they have any signs of liver problems such as rash, yellowing skin or eyes, dark urine, vomiting, or abdominal pain. How Does It React With OtherDrugs? Maraviroc has important... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

...Calcium Calcium, one of the most important minerals in your body, is a majorpart of bones and teeth. Blood calcium is tested to check for a range ofconditions relating to the bones, heart, nerves, kidneys, and teeth. ... Read more »
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IS THERE SUCH THING AS HIV-NEGATIVE AIDS?

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
As per the title, is there really such a thing? Read more »

PLEASE...I AM DYING...

Posted by goingmad, 1 Reply
...breath, insomnia/ fatigue and all I can think about is that I am dying of HIV. Despite all my symptoms all of my tests have been negative thus far... Oral Swab at 3 weeks- NEG I had a PCR-RNA test at 35 days- NEG; no virus detected; less than 48... Read more »

Proof

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone tht this has happened to ? or say sat on a needle and... Read more »

HIV Antibody Testing

Posted by sunkyst, 3 Replies
...Does anyone know why HIV antibody tests are done, rather than just directly checking for the HIV virus in the bloodstream? In HIV+ people, their blood can be checked for viral loads, why can't they do this when doing a HIV test, rather than Read more »