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Can You Catch HIV In The Ocean Water

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HIV from bath water (BATH WATER, 2010)

Dear Dr- I emailed you before but you never answered my question so I thought I might try again. I understand that hiv is not transmitted in things such as a jacuzzi or a lake. I met a guy I know a little and took a bath with him in plain look...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk from your rub-a-dub-dub-two-studs-in-a-tub is nonexistent. I'll reprint below some other bathwater questions Read more »

Sewer water could contain hiv?

Hi, Im from Argentina so excuse me for my bad english, the other day I was on a familiar hotel... Read more »

HIV transmission from water splash in the eye/s in public restroom

I went to a movie theater yesterday. I was splashed in the eye with water by someone who had just... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

IRIN/ PlusNews Examines Efforts to Increase Access to Safe Drinking Water Among HIV-Positive People in Sudan

...major concern for us: we feel that they must have access to clean water," Angok Kueol, executive director of the Southern Sudan AIDS Commission, said, adding that if HIV-positive people "don't have safe water, they are always prone to infections,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rep. Waters Introduces Bill That Would Require Federal Prisons to Provide HIV Tests for Inmates, Allow Inmates to Opt Out

... Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) last week introduced a bill ( HR 6038 ) that would require federal prisons to provide HIV tests for inmates at the beginning and end of their incarcerations, The Hill reports. The bill includes a provision that Read more »
Congresswoman Maxine Waters

Congresswoman Waters Introduces the Stop AIDS in Prison Act

... Washington, DC -- Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) re-introduced the Stop AIDS in Prison Act (H.R. 1429) today. She announced the introduction of this bill at the Congressional Summit on the Effects of HIV Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Atlanta Journal-Constitution Examines CDC Clean Water Initiative That Uses Women's AIDS Groups to Distribute Products in Kenya

...Wednesday examined a CDC initiative promoting access to clean water in Kenya's Nyanza province, which has the country's highest HIV prevalence. Children under age five and adults with weakened immune systems who live in the province are... Read more »
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touched blood in water

Posted by 613, 2 Replies
...blood in the water. I had no cuts on my and was not bleeding. Later I washed my hands with soap and water. Am I at risk for HIV or is it 0 risk? Read more »

MUST SEE HIV NEWS !

Posted by Anonymous
...has anyone seen this piece on HIV ?..... it was aired tuesday evening on a local fox phoenix station....the story is amazing.......google myfoxphoenix and search Read more »

Esophagitis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Are Esophagitis and angular cheilitis a syntom of HIV??? Read more »

Dirty Toilet Rim Water in Eye

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...noticeable blood, but it could have had other body fluids on it. What is the risk here? I know its nearly impossible to catch HIV from sitting on a seat, but this seems different. thanks Read more »