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Touching Blood And HIV Testing

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

Table of Contents Lab Tests Are Important Tools The Basics Complete Blood Count (CBC) Blood Chemistry (Chemistry or Chem Screens) The Bottom Line Lab Tests Are Important Tools Having regular lab tests is a necessary part of caring for your health. Ifyou are living with HIV (HIV+), lab tests are especially important tools thathelp you and your health care provider keep track of how you are doing in thefollowing areas: Immune...
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transmission of hiv through touching the infected needle and subsequently drawing blood from other person

Dr Bob, Please answer my question I am in great anexity. I have sucked the nipple of a prostitute and went of rapid test after 03 week and 07 week. But at the time of my second test the person was drawing blood had some casual approach. He had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. That includes both the nipple-sucking and blood-drawing incidents! Thank you for your support of The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). It's warmly appreciated.Be well.... Read more »

follow up for blood touched penis tip

pls clarify as her parents died due to aids, is Der any possibility of getting her hiv, has she entered aids stage that's why she has been tested negative for hiv ? if a person enters aids stage can he or she can show hiv positive or not? as...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiAgain just because her parents had HIV does not mean she has it. HIV test will always show positive if someone is positive no matter what stage of the disease they are in. Because the test is looking for the body building antibodies against HIV.... Read more »

blood touched on penis tip

hello madam im really worried mymaid who does work at home seducedmeshe is just 17,her parents has dieddue to AIDS 10years back i wasjust trying to insert my penis in heranus without protection but itwas not going so i was just rubbing itwhen i...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
You can not get HIV from an HIV negative person. DW... Read more »

daughter of 2 may have touched blood

Hi, I have been diagnosed with an ocd regarding hiv, but still awaiting treatment. When I was at a gp surgery I sat my daughter on a chair while I rang for taxi, as any child does she was climbing all over the chair. When I got up I noticed a piece...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,Your anxiety is the problem in this case. It's great that you know about having OCD, I'm sure that treatment will help you as you move forward to manage your feelings of worry and danger.At the same time, it's... Read more »
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My child touch blood of my HIV+ Husband

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My husband is HIV+
He cut his finger bad and ran into the bathroom and he was dripping blood on the floor.
My young daugher touch the blood and ran to the basement ( I was washing clothes) and said "daddy is bleeding, daddy is bleeding") Although im... Read more »

touching wet blood on floor

Posted by 613, 4 Replies
These blood fears are sickening but here goes:

About 6-7 months ago in capoeira class I was doing a hand stand and there was a spot of blood on the floor. I accidentally got one of my fingers in it. I wiped it off on my pants as there was no water. I... Read more »

touched blood in water

Posted by 613, 2 Replies
I think this is my OCD getting the better of me but here goes.

Last night at a Halloween punk/metal show I and a friend of mine had fake blood on our hands.

We washed them together in a bucket of water. He then said he cut his hand and was washing the... Read more »

touch the body fluid?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Last weekend, we had a party at my home with some friends (I knowing or I unknowing). After the party, I cleaned the house and the bathroom. There was some stain (not sure blood or urine or some other stuff) on one toilet. I cleaned it and touched... Read more »