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looking for a case study on prejudice

i need a case study regarding prejudice against someone with HIV, its for a project

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ear wax service

To Nancy or any expert: I have a question regarding HIV transmission in aworksplace. Thank you in advance for your response. I'm asian and going to a barber shop in the South Bay Area for a hair cut every 4 weeks. The shop has a service I'm sure most...

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handshake followup

you were kind enough to put in perspective my odds of contracting HIV from one handshake--zero....but I am horrified that I may have been at risk of HEP-C..which you failed to mention....again~here's the scenario-I had small-48 hour old pencil~eraser...

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risk at work? worried

I work for sheetmetal fabricators and the paperwork that I invoice from nearly always has some smears of blood on it since thay are handling this when the handle the metal and also the truckdrivers handle this when they are delivering the sheetmetal ...

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fear of spreading aids in the workplace

I work with a person who just told me he had aids. I work indirect contact as technical support. this person has very dry chapped hands that bleed and spits when talking. Also, this person has constant nose mucas drip that he wipes with his hand and ...

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Please help me. Really concerned for friend

I am sorry to ask a question that not really has anything to do with the workplace. But I would appreciate it if you are able to help in any way. My concern is as follows: Can HIV infected pus secreted from pimples or acne cause HIV infection if it g...

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Cut by sharp object

Hi, I work as a middle school teacher. Last week when I was picking up the compasses during a Math lesson on of the sharp ends of the compass pierced and cut my skin. I was curious as to the risk of contracting HIV by this event. What worries me is t...

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Very scared, bloody tissue

I want to be upfront here. I have OCD, mainly focused on the fear of getting AIDS. I am getting treatment for this, but certain "normal" activities pose difficulty for me. As I was just walking back to work from lunch I noticed a tissue lying on the ...

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dried, cracked hands & hiv exposure

i am a very frequent handwasher, as a result of this I have very dry, cracked hands despite using lotion. The other day at work (a hospital) I looked down & saw an area on my hand that had broken open and had a small amount of blood present. I had no...

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I AM GOING CRAZY!!!!

My sex partner has been tested negative after her window period and so am I. Ionly received oral sex from the girl. But I keep getting hives and have been going for about a month and a half. What is wrong with my body? Only antihistamine helps but co...