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White Spots After Touching A Bloody Scab Worried I Have HIV

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Contact with a patient with HIV, fresh blood touched my scab

Hello Erik! Thanks for answering our questions. I work as a technician in surgery and came in contact with a patient who claimed he was HIV+. As per usual, universal precautions called for gloves, however, the pt had a pinprick that leaked onto...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

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Thanks for your question,There is no risk from what you're talking about. None.You had no significant openings into your body into which a significant amount of blood entered. Nothing like that in fact. You could make <i>some</i>... Read more »

White spots on my penis shaft

I noticed 2 elongated somewhat large white spots under my penis shaft.My scrotum skin touches my... Read more »

HIV Transmission re 5 day old scab on my leg

Was in Bali recently and had a massage in a respectible, but back street massage parlor,... Read more »
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throat discomfort & white spots

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,
Has anyone ever had throat discomfort as if someting was stuck in the throat and white spots behind uvula which can be scraped off but they do not completely disappear. The throat does not really hurt but its a general sense of discomfort when I... Read more »

White spots on the inner sides of lips

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi ,

I was recently diagnosed with NGU a couple of weeks back.From day one , i have had these white spots under my lips.I have had exceptionally bad breath .

Could anybody please tell me what this is ? The doctor checked it out and said that is was... Read more »

worried of getting stabbed with hiv in my foot

Posted by worried1234, 3 Replies
Hi i am a male from malaysia,i was just hanging around with my friend last week,we were just sitting in a corner playing with our handhelp videogames.suddenly a group of 6 homosexual indian people walked past,they were talking and shouting alll... Read more »

Worried well with alarming symptoms, few questions

Posted by scaredstiff, 4 Replies
Long post, I apologize. But alot is going on with my body right now.

I am a previously healthy, 24 yo white male. I am exactly nine weeks post-exposure, so I am still in my 13-week window period. From reading Dr. Bob's past posts, I know this to... Read more »