HIV From Touching A Blood Wound

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Risk from fresh blood to wound

Hello dear doc Bob,how are you doing?i hope all is well.I ve written to you in the past when i heard about your brother,i hope you will hopefully reply back to me cause i need your opinion to move on and decide what to do.You know i admire you as a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...was either fresh or HIV-tainted. If there was fresh HIV-tainted blood coming into direct contact with non-intact skin (open wound), there would be a theoretical risk of HIV transmission.HIV does not survive long outside the body. Exactly how long... Read more »

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The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry you and your health care provider keep track ofhow you are doing in the following areas: Immune System Status How HIV is affecting your immune system If you need to start or switch HIV drugs Example of lab test: CD4 cell... Read more »
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... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
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Blood Sugar and Fats

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