Burn Blisters And Hiv Virus

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Gynecological Problems

...manifestations. AIDS 20(7):1051-1058. October 2005. Gynecological conditions and HIV/AIDS. The Body. Retrieved from www.thebody.com/content/art5000.html on July 21, 2006. Levine AM, Berhane K, Roksana K, Cohen M, Masri-Lavine L, Young M, Anastos K, Augenbraun M, Watts, H. (2004) Impact of highly active antiretroviral therapy on anemia and relationship between anemia and survival in a large cohort of HIV-infected women: Women's...
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Exhuming a body with HIV (RISK OF HIV FROM CORPSE OR CADAVER, 2009)

After being denied our request to exhume a body which was buried on our family plot illegally (without the deed or our permission) from the NJ state Health Dept.Is there a public health concern exhuming a body after 10 years that has been buried...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...from prolonged exposure to fluids. Due to the various pathology courses we're required to take I know certain things about the HIV virus and I know that it is very fragile outside of the body and that touching the blood is very low risk as long... Read more »

through blister's water (BLISTER FLUID)

I had a training in a training school. There, I had a blister on my foot because I walked for a long time.To pull out the water of the blister, I used the needle which another man, who also had a blister on his foot , used. The needle was wet with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...dead for 2+ days. am i at any risk of getting HIV?? and another thing, is the fluid that fills the blisters on second degree burns infectious ?what if they are not fresh blisters?is the skin good enough for HIV stability for more than minutes or... Read more »

hello from prague=) (RISK OF HIV FROM CORPSE OR CADAVER, 2009)

hello dr bobit's me, the medical student from prague who asked u some questions last june. how are u doing? hope all is well. it has been a while since the last time i wrote. i think i promised to write something back to share my experience with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...from prolonged exposure to fluids. Due to the various pathology courses we're required to take I know certain things about the HIV virus and I know that it is very fragile outside of the body and that touching the blood is very low risk as long... Read more »

HIV Risk Post Mortem (RISK OF HIV FROM CORPSE OR CADAVER)

I am an embalmer at a local funeral home and yesterday I was exposed to the blood of a person who is HIV positive. The person had spent approximately 2 days at the Medical Examiner's and was refrigerated to a temperature of roughly 35F-40F. I went...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Frascino I work for a NGO in the HIV-field in South Africa. One of our patients asked the interesting question of "How long can the HIV virus survive within a corpse?" This is not a sexual question, but is relevant in many cultures in SA where... Read more »
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