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Vomiting After Touching Dried Blood Worried I Have HIV

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infection from dry blood (DRIED BLOOD, 2009)

Dear Dr Bob,You are certainly a great inspiration to the hiv world. For someone who is infected but is very active in helping others and always maitains a positive attitude, this is just amazing!!I have a question, suppose dried blood from an hiv...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Thanks for your kind comments!Your concerns about HIV transmission via dried blood are unwarranted. This question comes up fairly frequently. See below.Stay well.Dr. BobBlood In BedMar 25, 2009Dear Dr,I know questions of dried blood have been... Read more »

Urethra Touching Dry Blood

This was a strange situation but here it goes. I was rubbing my penis on a blanket and semen came... Read more »

Dr. Bob, very worried. Saliva came in touch with open wound,

Dr. Bob, An escort was licking my face, later i realised that i had a cut on my face. She could... Read more »
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Nausea & Vomiting

Nausea & Vomiting ARE HIV MEDS TO BLAME? All HIV meds, except for Fuzeon (sinceit is injected), can cause nausea. Thefollowing medications seem to be morecommonly associated with nausea: cobicistat (a component of thecombination pill... Read more »
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Nausea & Vomiting

Doctor's Notes: Dr. David Wohl University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Favorite Anti-Nausea Meds: Phenergan, Compazine, Marinol and Zofran. Alternative Therapy: Ginger root. HIV Meds Likely to Cause Nausea: Kaletra is a... Read more »
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Dried Blood CD4+ T-Cell Test May be Cheaper, More Convenient Alternative in Developing Countries, Study Says

Researchers have replicated the CD4+ T cell count test, which is normally conducted on an expensive flow cytometer machine using fresh blood, using dried blood and inexpensive commercially available reagents, a discovery that could simplify... Read more »
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Tips on How to Manage Nausea and Vomiting for Those With HIV

I've been living with HIV for the past 12 years. Lately, I often feel nauseous, sometimes even to the point of throwing up. Why, and what can I do?! -- A.J., Trois-Rivières, QC Troy Grennan, M.D. McMaster University Medical Centre... Read more »
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HIV infection from dried blood?

Posted by panic05, 5 Replies
I got a question on HIV infection from dried blood. I know no one has been infected with HIV due to contact with toilet seat so far. But I am still worrying about its possibility.

Today, I went to a public washroom. After flushing the toilet, I... Read more »

Contact with Dried Blood on School Desk

Posted by SkilledWorrier, 1 Reply
Hi. I'm a moderate worrier... having sudden acute concerns that result every so often.

At school a couple days ago, there was a decent amount (1-2 sq. in., or so) of dried blood on the desk next to me. And it's possible that blood on the table could... Read more »

HIV in dry blood

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Does anyone have an idea how long HIV can live outside of the body in blood? Is it 5 min? Is it one hr?

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Desperate.dry mouth,dry eyes,peripheral neuropathy

Posted by paranoiafreak, 1 Reply
have been worried of contracting HIV.
I have had unprotected receptive anal sex last August 12, 2011 and i also had protected anal sex on October 12,2011.
On the last week of October, i started to feel chills everyday at night and i have stuffy nose... Read more »