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Antibiotic Ointment?

Hi there, A couple days ago I cut my finger at work. When I went to patch myself up, I used some polysporin antibiotic ointment that was in the first aid kit. I put some on a band aid, and didn't think about it until a few days later. I'm worried tha...

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Panic Attack: Possible Contact With A Customer's Blood

I work at a Movie Rental store and I found a stolen movie that I had no idea had blood on it until I was told by one of my co-workers who noticed it on the movie. I received a tiny cut earlier this week in the palm of my hand, before this incident bu...

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Hi. I am Ashli Parsons and I would like to be an aids specialist someday. Right now I am about to graduate from a college in Oklahoma, as a CMA/ X-Ray tech. I was just wondering if you could point me in the right direction as to where I might find a ...

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Pre Employment HIV Test

I was just recently offered a job with a very high profile company. I am pretty sure I do not have HIV or any disease, but I havent been tested formally. I just came back from giving blood and the whole works at their on site clinic. I was wondering,...

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Doctor with HIV

Hey I am a doctor in SE Asia acquired HIV 4 yrs ago through needle stick.Now In US I wanted to pursue higher studies ,Will I be denied to enter into residentship b'cos of my HIV status Do u have any website or forum for DR's with HIV?

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Risk of infection from paper cut on x-ray?

I would like to know if there is any risk for infection with HIV from a paper cut sustained from an x-ray I received via mail. The envelope was sealed in a delivery bag and was not opened for at least a few weeks. I cut it open with scissors and felt...

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HIV+ Massage Therapist

So it is 6:30 p.m. October 10th, about 3 hours ago I was diagnosed with HIV. In this little amount of time this site has helped me alot, but I am a massage therapist as well as a teaching assistant for shiatsu at a school. I do know about contraindic...

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HIV drug workplace testing

I'm concerned about HIV and workplace drug testing. I'm sure, because I've heard that Sustiva can cause interference leading to a false positive on drug tests. Are there any other HIV meds that cause false positives? Has there been any research that ...

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dental question

Do I need to disclose my status to my dentist ( i plan to ) and can he or she refuse to treat me?

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FBI Special Agent

I have always wanted to become a special agent with the FBI. I start applying for the position, but they require a copy of my medical records. Can HIV disqualify me for this position? I know that training is very physical and can cost cuts and bruise...