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Touching Broken Skin And Possible HIV Exposure

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Possible Broken Skin Exposure to Semen and Hepatitis Symptoms

Dr. Dieterich,I am worrying about a possible exposure to semen.Approximately two months ago, I visited an adult arcade (where they show adult movies in individual booths). I had a day old cut on my hand. I began to fear that I could have...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
It is not clear to me exactly what the exposure was. It doesn't really matter though. If it is an acute exposure you should ask for HCV RNA testing as well as antibody. If it is acute HCV the Ab will be negative and the RNA positive. For acute... Read more »

Exposure via Broken Skin

The other day, I accidentally scratched a positive friend with my fingernail and his skin broke. I... Read more »

broken skin and broken skin!!!

have broken lips and it bleed in winter now days..in that time i used the bottle to drink water... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: University Warns Students About Possible HIV, Hepatitis Exposure After Exercise

First Nations University of Canada in Regina, Saskatchewan, is currently trying to locate students who participated in the Northern Health Science Access Program's blood-typing exercise between 2002 and 2011, to alert them that they may have been... Read more »
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The Nuts and Bolts of Implementing HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) in Clinical Settings

In July 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved, for the first time, an antiretroviral drug for the prevention of HIV. To be specific, the FDA approved the fixed-dose combination pill tenofovir/emtricitabine (Truvada). The drug... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Lawrence Hospital Surgery Patients Warned of Possible Hepatitis, HIV Exposure

Ten surgery patients of Lawrence Hospital Center (LHC) in Bronxville are being notified of the need to get tested for HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C due to improperly cleaned equipment. The state Department of Health said the hospital reported... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

AIDS Activism, Boehringer Ingelheim and the Broken Social Contract

Sheraton Golf Parco de'Medici, 6 April 2006, Rome [Note: This is a revised and expanded version of remarks I gave yesterday at the Boehringer Ingelheim symposium on HIV past and future. The two-day symposium is taking place at a business-style... Read more »
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Broken Skin On Nipples + Saliva. Should I Worry?

Posted by darien, 1 Reply
About three weeks ago I hooked up with this guy. We both went down on each other and kissed a lot. He got really rough with my nipples using his teeth. The next few days they were a little scabby. I then find out that the guy has HIV. He says that... Read more »

Possible exposure to asymptomatic HIV + serum

Posted by tsy2, 1 Reply
I work in a lab and unfortunately dropped a vial of serum. The vial fell on the floor and it kind of splashed. The majority splashed onto my scrub pants and didn't soak thru, I panicked and was convinced it splashed my face but I'm certain it didn't... Read more »

Broken and possible infected by HIV

Posted by iussi, 1 Reply
Hi, four weeks ago I had unprotected receptive anal sex with a "bixesual guy", next day I developed ulcers in my inner thighs, treated them with penicillin and they virtually disappeared, next day I had protected sex with a different guy and the... Read more »

Precum to broken skin

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I see the insertive anal and vaginal rates are under 3% with a confirmed HIV+ partner, and I was wondering if anyone could tell me the tranmission estimates for presemen rubbed into a possibly open wound. Thanks. Read more »