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Touching Blood Could I Have HIV

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HIV + blood touched

Hello. Im a nurse woriking in an impatient setting. One of the patients I was caring for was HIV + and had Hickman for IV access. I was checking blood return on his Hickman. After I finished, I noticed there was still blood remaining in his catheter...
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.Dr. Bob Read more »

a toilet paper with blood can I get Hiv

Hi I went t Wal-mart bathroom and I put 3 toilet covers went to the Bathroom and then I saw a... Read more »
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...other type of activity -- kissing someone with HIV, sharing food or drinks with them, touching something an HIV-positive person touched -- there's basically no chance that whatever you did resulted in you getting HIV. If you're curious about... Read more »
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...way. When this happens, a chemical called lactic acid isproduced. Lactic acid changes to another form called lactate in the blood. Lactate isthen broken down by the liver. If your cells produce too much lactic acid, yourliver may have a hard... 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 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 Read more »

blood donation

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...recall her having blood on her finger, but what's going on? Am I safe, or could I get serious std diseases, like hep B, hep C or hiv? Read more »

touched blood in water

Posted by 613, 2 Replies
...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 blood... Read more »