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edge125 posted:
Hi Doctor, I recently (last week)diagnosed by HIV positive. Yet to inform this to family. Today I was very stressed and my 5 kids making some noise around me after reaching home.

After some time, she is doing very noise and I unable to control and slapped her very hard in her face. unfortunately she got some bleeding/small wound. I don't have any cut on my hand.

now am very worried any change to have her infected by this issue. Please let me any PEP required here. Plz doctor suggest me ASAP.
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edge125 responded:
I worried about my kids future, kindly kindly please please any expert ...plz plz advise me.. it is like scratch on her face by my hand , not a nail scratch..I think due to hardness of my hand to scratch was happen I don't have any cut or my blood on my hand. kindly help me
 
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georgiagail responded:
There is no risk to your child. The blood present in this event was hers, not yours.

I am sorry that you have recently gotten this diagnosis. Hopefully you are being followed by an Infectious Disease Specialist.

Gail
 
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edge125 replied to georgiagail's response:
Thanks Doctor, I was totally confused about my life and family .. now am paying for my mistake..yet to visit the specialist , First I need to inform this to my wife, not sure how she willrespond.

Plz plz tell me my child was not in risk from that issue rt?? she has patches (scratches) on her face ( redness, no bleeding). I dont have any visible cut , scratches, wound in my hand..

I have 2 kids, every time at home they want to play with me, they want sleep at my bed. they want to kiss & hugs..now every day am crying and praying GOD to give strength. Plz advise me to stay safely with my family.
 
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georgiagail replied to edge125's response:
I have already said your child is not at risk from this. Again, the only blood present was hers, not yours. Transmission of your HIV to her would require that YOU were actively bleeding for there to be any risk at all.


You can certainly play, kiss, hug and have your children sleep in your bed with you. None of these activities will put them at risk for HIV transmission from you.

Gail


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