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Risk of HIV from HIV blood contaminated ALCOHOL cotton.

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Dear sir
One more question.
After needle injection to vein or other part, we use alcohol cotton for stopping blood.
What if that alcohol cotton is re used one and some hiv blood on cotton and touch my needle position or enter with alcohol and hiv blood togethet...
Dp it also have chance to get hiv? Or alcohol could kill the virus..
Very curious. Thank you very much

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Thanks for your advice. Does walking to work make inflammation worse? How much exercise is recommended?
Robert
Sydney Australia


Hello,
Thank you for your follow up.
Since the pain is still present, I would advise against heavy exercise or long distance walking. Moderate levels of exercise is recommended to prevent stiffness. Rather than giving you a number, I would suggest stop right before you feel exhausted, do not push yourself atleast while you are on pain medications. You mentioned that the pain is currently restricting your walking, aggravating it further by walking to work (if you work more than a mile away) is not advisable. Once the pain disappears resume your normal levels of activity.
Using physiotherapy instead to gain the desired level of movement is a safer alternative.
Hope this helps, feel free to discuss further


Dr. Mukesh Tiwari
Category: Spine Surgeon
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Fellowship - Khandaka Hospital, Jaipur
Residency - MS, Rabindranath Tagore Medical College, Udaipur, 2000
Medical School, Internship - MBBS, SMS Medical College, Jaipur, 1995
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