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Occupational exposure - possible

I am a nurse, and work with many HIV infected patients. Today, I took care of a patient who has AIDS with a high viral load, and is also neutropenic. I walked into his room and noticed his blood transfusion was completed. I disconnected the tubing...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,The HIV-acquisition risk from the occupational exposure you describe is nonexistent. HIV cannot permeate intact skin (unless it's a site of a previous herpes breakout).As with all Read more »

question to on a potential exposure, quick donation

Hello doctor, please help me. I am very worried and scared. I had oral sex with a sex worker on Feb... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Treatment After Exposure to HIV

...disease prevention. Post-exposure prophylaxis (or PEP) means taking antiretroviral medications (ARVs) as soon as possible after exposure to HIV, so that the exposure will not result in HIV infection. These medications are only available with a... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It?

...Mean? In the late 1980s and early 1990s, several studies were done to assess the risk of HIV infection from specific types of exposure to HIV. These calculations only give a general idea of risk. They can tell you which activities carry a higher... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) for Sexual Exposures

...primarily intended for the prevention of infection in cases where there has been a known high-risk work-related (occupational) exposure to HIV. For more information on the management of PEP for occupational exposures, please read the following... Read more »
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Non-Occupational Post Exposure Prevention

...Factors In Where Can You Get nPEP? Commentary Introduction If you are reading this because you've had a possible exposure to HIV within the last 72 hours and you are considering nPEP, call your doctor, an nPEP study site... Read more »
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Need help and assurance - peculiar exposure

Posted by cricket, 1 Reply
...mark after warts appeared. Herpes, HIV 1/2, Hep B/C, Sypillus, Gonn and Cly - all negative at 60 day mark. 1) Could I have been exposed to HIV due to that foreskin-handjob incident? Started having symptoms....also what about the rubbing and boob... Read more »

frottage exposure - scared to death

Posted by devilangel, 1 Reply
...vagina and used some saliva to lubricate it. i then made a big mistake. i took my penis and rubbed it (with my glans and urethra exposed) onto her vagina, on the outer area (somewhere close to the clitoris). i never penetrated her at all. but... Read more »

Concerned about exposure time frame & OHL (Oral Hair Leukoplakia)

Posted by WorriedOne, 2 Replies
...that rub off without any pain/bleeding that mainly accumulates in the morning. I don't smoke and did drink heavy on occasion 2 times every other week. I do have fillings and noticed that when I sleep that my tongue rests or migrates on the side... Read more »

is seven weeks post exposure enough time to tell?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I had a test done at four weeks after which was negative and now my DR reccomends one at 7 weeks then again at 3 months post exposure but my question is can you tell 7 weeks afterward? Please help any advice would be helpful. Read more »