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What Is The Risk Of Getting HIV From Blood

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Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Injection Drug Use

What Is the Risk? How Can Transmission Be Prevented? Injection Drugs & Hepatitis Needle Exchange Programs Drugs, Sex and HIV Transmission What Is the Risk? It is well documented that people who share syringes are at risk of being infected with HIV. Sharing syringes allows a direct exchange of blood from one person's body into the bloodstream of another and is one of the most efficient ways to spread blood-borne...
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Risks of getting deseases while blood sampling

Today during blood sampling the nurse threw away a piece of paper with a drop of fresh blood from the previous patient. Then without washing her hands she put on gloves and took a blood sample from me. Was there any risk of getting HIV or Hep if she...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
No.To get HIV, a body fluid has to come out of someone's body and go immediately/directly inside of your body. You could make an argument of "what-ifs," but the one piece we <b>know</b> is missing, is the... Read more »

Risk of Getting HIV from HIV- Partner (SUPERINFECTION)

What is the risk of getting infected with HIV through anal intercourse (insertive) without using protection, while both partner are known to be HIV-? ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Once again a QTND (Question That Never Dies) and ATNC (Answer That Never Changes). See below. Your answer was waiting for you (multiple times over) in the archives.Dr. BobSerosorting vs SuperinfectionJul 23, 2006 Hi Rob, first of all i really... Read more »

Is There Any Risk Getting HIV?

My co-worker squeezed lemon juice over my small burn sore from the same lemon that he just used to rub his mosquito bitten skin. I freaked out and looked at his skin to see if there was any sign of bleeding. I couldn't see blood but I am pretty...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:There is absolutely no risk of transmission in a situation like this. HIV needs a portal of entry into the body for transmission to occur. Without that entry point into the body, the virus has no way to infect you. Also, the virus is... Read more »

Worry over HIV risk from blood on volleyball "**4th time asking** Blood and breastmilk donation** PLEASE, PLEASE ANSWER"

Hello~Please, please answer my question...I am an occasional blood donor, and I am currently breastfeeding my own baby, and getting ready to donate some of my excess milk to a milk bank for premature babies. I would like your opinion on the level...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for you question,Let me start off by saying that it doesn't sound like you had any risk at all for HIV.This is for many reasons!-- HIV can't live outside the body for very long at all. Once it's out on that ball it's... Read more »
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HIV Risk - Blood in Eye & Glass Cut

Posted by pupiz, 2 Replies
Hi, all. Please let me know if I am at risk for HIV from these to encounters. I was in Canada on vacation a couple of weeks ago and we left at about in the morning and came back at about 3:00pm. When we left the maid was cleaning the suite beside... Read more »

Blood on the mat am I at risk?

Posted by 613, 2 Replies
This should be my last time here.

Last week I was grappling with some guys with no shirt on. I really wasnt paying attention and when we were finished I walked around and saw some blood on the mat. I know I was bleeding and had some cuts including a... Read more »

Chances of getting HIV

Posted by cookie, 3 Replies
Hi,

One day at school, i found a drop of blood on my skin and i don't know who it was. I want to ask the cances of me getting HIV and how much blood is needed to transmit HIV?

Thx Read more »

Risk of hiv by Vacutainer Blood Collection System

Posted by sinso
My anxiety its Killing Me.
When i went to take my test for my past interocuorse the nurse use a vacutainer System.
As you know The Vacutainer System consists of a doubleDouble-tussin dm-pointed needle, a plastic holder or adapter and a series of... Read more »