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Are IUDs covered by pwd
Hi, and thanks for your question. From what we can see, IUDs are not covered under the Persons With Disabilities assistance or benefits. However, there are times when a case can be made to apply for special authority for drug coverage for medical necessity. Here are a couple of services that may also be of assistance in answering your question: Disability Alliance BC BC Women’s... Read Full Answer
I have been having nausea and loss of appetite come and go and had protected sex about 4 months ago. I am very afraid I contracted and std or hiv. I feel my lymph nodes are a little swelled in my neck as well. What are these symptoms related to?
Hi, and thanks for your question. These symptoms could be related to any number of things ranging from viral or bacterial infections all the way to stress, fatigue and anxiety. However, they are not symptoms of any STI. If you are concerned about an STI from the encounter 4 months ago or any other sexual encounter we would recommend seeing a care provider for testing. Have a look at our... Read Full Answer
Does underwear protects against the HIV virus? I mean, if there some fluid (semen or blood) get contact to my pants and later this wet pants material get contact with my bleeding anus, is it any risk that virus leave pants and go straight to my blood stream?
Hi, and thanks for your question As far as we know, there has never been an incidence of HIV spread this way. HIV does not live outside of the body on surfaces or clothing. Even if there was HIV-infected blood on clothing, the virus would die within a few seconds and would not be able to infect another person. Our HIV and AIDS page as well as our STIs at a Glance chart can be useful in... Read Full Answer
Is there any risk of HIV transmission during visit at dentist. The doctor used new gloves, but there was a lamp with blood residue probably from previous patient. Can blood taken from lamp be transferred to my mouth and result in HIV infection?
Hi, and thanks for your question As far as we know, there has never been an incidence of HIV spread this way. HIV does not live outside of the body on surface. Even if there was HIV-infected blood on a surface, the virus would die within a few seconds and would not be able to infect another person. From what you’ve told me, there is no HIV risk to you from this dental visit Our HIV and AIDS... Read Full Answer