Touching Tears Should I Get Test For AIDS
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Posted by 1cantstopcryndc, 3 Repliesafter ending a 3.5 year relationship with someone who is HIV+ a year ago and being SO responsible, i tested positive last week. i feel like my world is coming to an end. i have no one to turn to and i can't function. while i know my diagnosis... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesTuesday March 16 on the Discovery Channel there was a news brief saying that scientists had discovered a protein in human tears and saliva that was deadldy to the AIDS virus and that it would be a significant force in new treatments.
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesPlease help me I am making myself sick with worry. I Fingered a girl of unknown HIV status (not inside her but just the vulva). She briefly rubbed her vagina. About 10 minutes later she pressed my anal opening with the same finger. Is there a risk... Read more »
Posted by Faith77, 1 ReplyAn HIV positive patient came to our hospital with perhaps tear duct block and I was asked to do Syringing of the eye by the ophthalmologist. I did the procedure without gloves because it is easier and also saw the nose with an endoscope. later on... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousTEARS: Support Group (in Los Angeles)
We are a support group for anyone, except for those infected with AIDS.
Attached you will find our flyer and our web site.
For more information go to our web site at www.members.tripod.com/hopestears/index.htm
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Can tears transmit HIV? Ahhhh . . . another QTND (Question That Never Dies). No, HIV cannot be transmitted by tears, saliva, sputum, sweat, urine, vomitus, nasal mucous or feces, unless they contain visible blood.I'll reprint some posts... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Nope. Saliva does not transmit HIV. (See below. I'll reprint some basic information about HIV transmission.)Thanks for your tax-deductible donation to The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org).Stay well.Dr. BobDr.... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,They told your boyfriend:1.He could never have sex with you ever again.2.He could contract HIV from kissing you.3.He could contract HIV from your tears.4.He could contract HIV from microscopic tears in his skin if he touched you.Hmm . . . and... Read more »
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