Hiv aids nurse

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Avatar m tn Thank you for your patience explanation, I am from China, there is a saying, if a person be pierced by the used needle of AIDS people, the infection of HIV/AIDS probability is 0.
Avatar n tn I was diagnosed with shingles on yesterday 1-13-09, I am concerned, is shingles a symptom of HIV/AIDS and should I go back and get tested again. The nurse who examined me asked if I have AIDS or have been tested and that is another reason for my inquiry. Also what is the window for the virus that causes HIV/AIDS to appear in your system after being exposed? I am very concerned, I am 41 year old woman please help me to understand!
Avatar m tn Hello, I went to the hospital yesterday to draw blood. When the nurse stopped bleeding for me, my pinhole was still bleeding. The nurse took out the iodophor cotton swab from the cotton swab box to wipe the pinhole for me. If this cotton swab was covered with the blood of AIDS patients and then pressed on my wound, would you like to know if it could be infected.
Avatar n tn Dear doctor, after ready views and concern about people i decided to take hiv/aids elissa test today morning which came negative,should i consider this test to be 100 percent accurate, the nurse said something about window period antigens are ok and they didn't find any hiv, so if a person has slept with somebody who has aids can the test still detect the aids virus after 2 or 3 years even when a person is close enough to die with aids do they still produce antibodies?
Avatar n tn The patient, that this may have occurred with, was very sick and looked like they could have had full blown AIDS. After looking at the health history, no HIV/AIDS diagnosis was found; only myelodysplastic syndrome. No history of HAART treatment was noted; only antineoplastic agents. I have been really worried about this ever since. What is my level of risk if the patient was HIV positive (with full blown AIDS), indicating a high viral load, and if a tiny fleck of blood hit my cracked lip?
Avatar m tn AIDS? You have to have HIV to progress to AIDS. You didn't have a risk. Just don't have sex without a condom with your roommate and don't share works and you have nothing to be concerned about.
Avatar m tn I can confirm that is blood process well, probably a few seconds, if blood tests before me if they are HIV/AIDS, and then after the two minutes with the same needle blood for me, infect? Thank you very much for reading my questions carefully, thanks again.
Avatar n tn If someone pulled the lancets out of a drawer and started playing with them and got blood on the lancet, then the nurse used the lancet on me, could I get AIDS? Uggghhhh, guys please help. I feel like I'm back at square 1.
1688555 tn?1305705515 HIV is unable to reproduce outside its living host (unlike many bacteria or fungi, which may do so under suitable conditions), except under laboratory conditions; therefore, it does not spread or maintain infectiousness outside its host.
Avatar m tn t get enough education about AIDS/HIV. I have only been a nurse for 1 year, not a lot of experience, do I was a CNA for 10 years. I really appreciated your response to my bizarre accident, because I was pretty far from pt and the lancet flew form device and stuck my leg. Do you think that I should take precautions, not to infect my son or my boyfriend; I'm planning on it and I told then what had happen too!
Avatar n tn I fear to go to the hospital when the blood nurse forgot to change a new blood taking needle , if others before me is an AIDS patient, I have the risk has been the blood taking needle infected with AIDS? Do I need to do an antibody detection?Please help me, thank you very much.
Avatar f tn but i have heard that body fluid can enter the body through skin is it possible that can u have aids?
Avatar n tn im swettting and all stressd up by the time i started thinking abt it . please help me . i cant sleep becaouse i think of this risks . im not sure she is HIV positive . i used the condom .
Avatar f tn um I was with my bf for like a year anyways he left me about a month ago he just left didnt tell me he was leaving I think he may have hiv or aids and has infected me ive been feeling sick for a while off and on but I have not been tested in about a year anyways ive got this rly bad cough and sometimes I feel like its hard to breathe it been like tht for a couple weeks now I dont have insurance and ive been too much of a coward to go to the hospital because im by myself I cnt tell my family...
Avatar m tn i used my hands to help a man that was masterbating, i moved his organ back and forth several times then he ejaculated, some of his semen came on contact with my hand and fingers, then he did so with me, he used his hand on my organ then i ejaculated, do i have risk to have aids if he was hiv posetive??
Avatar m tn So based on the info you read in her obit, that she requested donations to be made to a hospice and AIDS project, you have concluded that she was indeed HIV+ and died of AIDS? Wow, thats sum conclusion. More likely however, is that in the intervening years she either became involved, as a volunteer or knew someone who had passed away to an AIDS related illness and decided that instead of flowers she would want people to make a donation to said hospice\AIDS project.
Avatar n tn if you are newly infected with should know that! AIDS is later in the stage of infection when an HIV+ person becomes susceptible to opportunistic infections, and whose lab work indicates that they have progressed to "AIDS" classification. There is a correlation between the Lymes reactions and HIV...but I am unversed in all that...hence why it is a good idea to f/u with an ID doctor. This is why WB's are rule out...or confirm infection.
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Avatar m tn how many long it takes - ( years ) gets to manifest the AIDS( not the HIV)?
Avatar n tn This is not a risk for HIV. HIV virus is inactivated by air. So, if she touched blood or not from the table (and really, proper cleaning normally takes place in a blood draw situation so that is doubtful there is blood on the table) could not infect you. You are over thinking this. If you continue to have this pattern of needless worry, then I would consider telling someone about it so you can get help with anxiety before it becomes your life long story. Hope you did good on your exam.
Avatar n tn My dr told me that there was a guy from Kenya who was hiv positive for 5 years but tested negative.How can I be sure that I dont have the virus.Im very worried....that I might progress to the aids stage and die without anyone knowing what of because of the gestation period.I had sex with a hooker 7 months ago but i have been sick ever since.
Avatar m tn im a bit confused on the whole HCV dry blood scenarios. the infection control nurse at my old hospital stated that even with eczema (small pin head size scabs from scratching) and possibly touching dry blood i have to go through the occupational testing for HCV/HIV. i know its policy but is it really a plausible risk? ive noticed that on the questions that have been asked on this website most people had replied that the risk is minimal to nonexistent.