AIDS Infection Risk Toilet Seat
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Posted by xtreme, 1 Replythanks for the responses! Much appreciated! Another 2 questions regarding HIV transmission -
1. I had a cut on my finger where I was fingering my girlfriend - does this pose as a risk for HIV for her to get infected if I had the virus or me getting... Read more »
Posted by tubbyone1, 1 ReplyI went to the public library restroom today & saw some blood on the toilet seat. I wiped it off with tissue paper, then sat anddid my business. i didn't see any blood left over, but after i got up, i saw some blood on the inner side of the seat.... Read more »
Posted by LL1121, 1 ReplyIs it possible if a girl, who is hiv positve wiped after peeing and let it sit there till it dried then after someone else wiped with that same toilet paper, could they contract hiv from this?
Basically is it possible to catch hiv from using used... Read more »
Posted by blackwinterday, 1 ReplyDear Expert,
I am new to this forum! Firstly, I would like to express my gratitude to all of you!
I am scared over the incident told below!
Recently, I was diagnosed with hemorrhoids so I always wipe off my vagina and anus after urinating. I always... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesHi,
if somebody that had hiv spilled a bit of their blood onto toilet paper, and then a minute later i used the toilet paper to wipe my vagina....would that put me at risk? i am extremely worried about this! Read more »
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University of Cincinnati, College of MedicineI don't know what toilets you've been in, but I've not encountered menstrual blood or vaginal fluids on toilet seats and have a hard time imagining how such fluids could get there, anatomically speaking. And even if these fluids were... Read more »
Test Positive Aware NetworkHi there:The answer to your question is none. Zero. There is no risk of transmission from a situation like this. HIV does not live well outside of the body. Within a minutes time, the virus will start to die, leaving it unable to infect someone. In... Read more »
WorkPositive, Inc.HIV, the virus that causes AIDS is in blood, semen, vaginal fluids andbreast milk. To create an infection, one of these four body fluids with HIVin it must come into immediate and direct contact with the bloodstream or amucous membrane of another... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHiHIV dies within minutes of leaving the body. It is possible to get HIV from sitting on menstrual fluid if you cut yourself on your way down to sitting on the toilet and the menstrual fluid was just placed there moments before you sat down.Splash... Read more »
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Risk of Developing Specific AIDS-Defining Illnesses in Patients Co-Infected With HIV and Hepatitis C Virus With or Without Liver CirrhosisThe authors wrote that "with the exception of lymphoma," there are "few data concerning the risk of specific opportunistic diseases in patients with and without hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection." In the current study, they evaluated "the... Read more »
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