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I have heard from a stall, people having sex at disco. I couldn't help but wonder how many times in the past this may have happened. I have used the bathroom many times.This is my question, supposing someone who had sex, was infected with HIV/AIDS...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...HIV is not transmitted by casual contact, such as touching a faucet, door handle or sharing a bathroom. It requires intimate contact Read more »

Not a question, a resource (THE CANADIAN AIDS SOCIETY GUIDE TO HIV TRANSMISSION RISK)

Hi Dr. Bob - I found this website while doing my fear-induced research. ha. It outlines the risk... Read more »

Aids risk when working with a CBI

Hi, I am a Nurse working at a hospital in Montreal and I find myself worrying alot about an episode... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Young Girls Trafficked From Nepal to India for Commercial Sex Work Emerging as HIV/AIDS Risk Factor, Study Says

...and girls who have been repatriated to Nepal after being trafficked to India for commercial sex work are emerging as an HIV/AIDS risk factor, according to a study published Wednesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association , the New... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Girls, Women Trafficked in Asia for Commercial Sex Work Emerging as HIV/AIDS Risk Factor, Report Says

... Young women and girls in Asia who are trafficked for commercial sex work are emerging as an HIV/AIDS risk factor, according to a report released by the United Nations Wednesday at the 8th International Congress on AIDS in Asia and Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Colorado Blacks, Hispanics Face Growing AIDS Risk

...Environment categorized HIV/AIDS exposure by ethnic group and gender. The resulting analysis showed women are the fastest-growing risk group in Colorado, with black women 31 times more likely than white women to acquire HIV. Among men who do not... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Column Discusses HIV/AIDS Risks for Black Women

...diagnosed with AIDS than white women, Briggs writes. Briggs says research has found that even though black women "engage in risky sex no more often than their white counterparts," they still are more susceptible to HIV/AIDS, which further... Read more »
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Potential HIV risks please help

Posted by 613, 3 Replies
...OK, Just for clarification, I have considered taking an HIV test when I get my yearly physical here are my risks 1. Received oral sex from a woman in 2006 (unprotected) 2. fingered the same girl 3. touched blood of 2 different people at Read more »

Skin Abrasion on Penis / HIV Transmission Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...bleeding was present, yet I instantly panicked. Upon discussing it with the guy, he shared some concerning information about risky behavior, long-time refusal to test, and AIDS-related death of a partner. I sank into a severe period of HIV... Read more »

Why women are at the highest risk for HIV

Posted by 2FarGone
...to interact with the hetero-poz community and the roadblocks that I face at every turn. At the present women are the most at risk group for contracting HIV. Who are they getting infected by? I'm gonna go out on a limb here and figure they are... Read more »

Male Circumcision Lowers Risk For HIV

Posted by spiderman
...http://news.independent.co.uk/uk/health_medical/article1217831.ece Male circumcision 'lowers risk of HIV infection by 60%' By Jeremy Laurance, Health Editor Published: 09 August 2006 It used to be called the unkindest cut. But Read more »