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HIV From A Foot Bath And Nail Salon

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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 from the archives.Dr. BobBath water Mar 12, 2005Hi, what is the risk of contracting HIV by sharing the same... Read more »

Bathing with my son

Hello DocJust wondering if it is possible to give my son HIV if I bathe with him? I am a female... Read more »

HIV transmission through bath water???

Dear Dr. Bob,I am a gay bottom that recently had sex with three random guys at the same time. I... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York's Gay Baths Become Sex Clubs of Last Resort

...specialist. Condoms are distributed in the two 24-hour clubs, where patrons can rent lockers and one of about 100, six- by eight-foot private rooms. Ten patrons interviewed said they did not practice unprotected sex. "At least bathhouses are... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...(tiredness) Difficulty breathing Rapid heart rate Pale skin Decreased pinkness of the lips, gums, lining of the eyelids, nail beds, and palms Feeling cold Confusion or loss of concentration Dizziness or fainting Sadness or depression ... Read more »
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...casual contact such as: Being a friend to someone who is HIV positive Hugs Dancing Sharing food or drinks Using a shower, bath, or bed used by an HIV-positive person Kissing (between people with no significant dental problems) Sharing... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...combinationof both may cause the damage to the peripheral nerves. PN happens when the communication between the nerves in the feet and/orhands to the brain and spinal cord become damaged. Like frayed wires that canspark or misfire, PN becomes a... Read more »
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worried of getting stabbed with hiv in my foot

Posted by worried1234, 3 Replies
...left ,i felt a painful sensation on my foot,it was kind of like sand grinding on my foot,i was wearing slippers,I checked my feet to see if there were any puncture wounds or blood,i didnt see any blood,so i tried to ignore this,but then 20... Read more »

Massage Bath

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I recently had a massage bath with a sex worker, no intercourse, no oral sex, just body bath naked. She did washed my genitals with her hand with soap and Read more »

Peat Bath therapy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply invite others to learn more about peat and was explaining my story about it rather than how it can benefit those with AIDS/HIV. It can benefit and it does. I wait for his permission to submit a post on how it works. But I assure you all here... Read more »

Stepped on a nail

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Can yout get hiv from stepping on a nail? I've had a tetanus shot recently. Thanks! Read more »