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Risk at the doctor's office

Should I be concerned about a needle stick as a patient? The reason for my qustion is 'cause of my last visit to the doctor, due to a sinus infection, the nurse gave me a shot in my buddocks and she didn't use gloves. Is there any risk for me in this...

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Loose Condom Question (Please Help!)

Three days ago I paid for a massage girl to give me sex service in Malaysia. The girl is from China who just joined the job as a massage girl about a month ago. This girl took out a condom for me to use which can show at least they know something abo...

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Can a hiv + nurse work?

Iam a RN in a icu. I fear that if I find out I am HIV+ I will not be allowed to work in my specialty area. Are my worries justified? Would I have to tell my employer?

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handshakes (afarid & confused)

Ms Breuer: I have read similar inquiries, but remain concerned when I have a non-bleeding, yet VISIBLE minor cut or nick on my hand and then shakehands fearing that the person my be HIV+. I have never seen blood on my hand, but fear that a minor cut ...

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working with HIV

I just found out that a person I am working with,and have been for the past year has HIV.I have been in many situations where if he would have gotten hurt I would have done everything to help him(and still would).I just found out today that he has it...

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Which would they use? HIV testing and insurance

I'm not sure that it would matter, but if an insurance company were going to give an HIV test, and the paramedical took both blood and urine samples, which would they use to perform the test? If they use blood, do they do an EIA typically, or do they...

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does anxiety cause chills and sweats

Hi..Let me explain what happened. I never has sex and never touched a Vagina till then. I had been to Vegas and called an escort from the various services. I out of tension bite of my nails. At this one instance, I think I bit of a little portion of ...

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HIV in vomit??

Hi...I was wondering if it was possible to spread HIV if you came in contact with an HIV positive person's vomit, and had cuts in your hands (not bleeding cuts)? please, this is really important to me and I have been obsessing over this for 4 months!...

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Do I have AIDS?

Sat on toliet seat with urine on it. The urine was from an affected person. Have a bump of were the urine touched. Do I have AIDS.

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family medical leave act and newly HIV positive

Hi- I recently converted to HIV positive and a lengthy and difficult seroconversion illness of 3 months. My question is, is it possible to make use of the familiy and medical leave act to get stabalized ih therapy (coping with the shock) and getting ...