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Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

Table of Contents Introduction Older Women: An Overlooked Group What to Do? Older Women Living With HIV Introduction In the US, HIV began mostly as a disease of young men. Today, however, theepidemic affects both women and men of all ages, including older women (age 50and over). While 50 may not seem "old," it is often the age currently used byorganizations that keep track of health-related statistics (e.g., the US Centersfor...
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urine is low risk or no risk for HIV?

Please doctor. Help me, I'm very worried. I already read a lot so that urine does not offer HIV risk. But what happens exactly 15 days I drank the urine of a woman (about 300ml) I had a mild common cold, no fever, runny nose with that lasted...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
HIV is not found in urine. Urine that has infected blood in it could potentially be infectious. There are no data that I am aware of regarding the risk with drinking a large volume of urine (as in urotherapy) that contains small amounts of blood. DW... Read more »

urine is low risk or no risk for HIV?

Sorry Dr Wohl. But I did not understand your answer. I'm not very good at English.Transcribing question and answer:urine is low risk or no risk for HIV? Please doctor. Help me, I'm very worried. I already read a lot so that urine does...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Even if there was trace amounts of blood in the urine, drinking infected fluids is not a way to get HIV and the amount of HIV was likely small if even present.If you remain worried, get an HIV test.DW... Read more »

Can drinking HIV infected urine transfer hiv antibodies?

Can drinking large amounts of urine from an HIV infected person cause antibodies to HIV to be present in the drinkers body. Also have chronic hep b Any chance this could cause a false positive HIV test. Had upper R Quadrant pain for 2-3 days when...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex... Read more »

Can one get hiv infection when pt. urine exposure

I was exposed to the urine of a pt with hiv who has only been on med's 2 weeks, had a tear in my glove and his urine entered my cut in finger which was bleeding.Should I take hiv meds for a month I am negative....
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Thanks for writing in. This incident posed NO RISK. There are only four fluids that are capable of transmitting the virus. They are:1. Semen2. Vaginal secretions3. Blood4. Breast MilkIn health,Richard... Read more »
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stabbed myself with paperclip: risk of infection?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi,

while getting a HIV test at a clinic, I had to use the rest room.

The key to the restroom was on an improvised keychain made from twisted paperclips.

I managed to stab myself in the thumb with the the sharp end of a paperclip as I was using the... Read more »

HIV from Urine Droplets ???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello,

Can someone pls advise ?

I was using the adjacent urinal in the public men's toilet on 29 Apr 2000. The other urinal was occupied by another guy. After he has done so (pee), it could be seen that he wanted to rid urine remains by "shaking"... Read more »

Is this a HUGE risk for HIV infection

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Receptive anal intercourse that consisted of a couple of entries in and out and without ejacuation? Read more »

Risks of HIV Infection

Posted by chrisenquist, 2 Replies
Few days ago, I had protected sex with a sex worker at Thailand. I used condoms but I have few doubts on the condom usage with regards to Risks of HIV Infection
1st: What are the risks of infection if the condom slips off during withdrawl
2nd: I still... Read more »