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HIV Risk After Sharing A Shower

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Showering and Baths

I just got diagnosed positive. With all that going on, i'm researching alot of concerns. One question is if I shower in the same bathtub as where my 4 year old son takes his nightly baths is there a danger to him being infected? Like when I shave in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...through casual or everyday contact, such as sharing eating utensils or bathroom facilities or through hugging or kissing. The HIV risk of your sharing a shower or bathtub with your four-year-old son is completely nonexistent.Dr. Bob Read more »

Sharing the same towel after shower

Dear Doctor,How are you? Thank you very much for answering all the questions for us. I am a 34... Read more »

Hep C risk

My wife is a dental hygienist and I was wanting to know if there is any risk from a couple of... Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...how effective this method really is in reducing transmission. It is best to use fresh needles each time. This eliminates any risk of infection. Many cities offer free needle exchange programs. Tattoos or body piercings should always be done by... Read more »
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...HIV cannot be transmitted except when certain body fluids are exchanged. Teach your children that they can greatly reduce the risk of transmission by: Avoiding contact with sexual fluids by always practicing safer sex (using condoms or other... Read more »
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Flu Season and Living With HIV

...or common cold. People with HIV are more likely to get complications from the flu, such as pneumonia. They are also at higher risk of dying from the flu. Therefore, people living with HIV are considered a priority group to get a flu shot in order... Read more »
The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...don't have sex, many senior women aresexually active and some are injection-drug users. Older women can actually beat greater risk for HIV infection then younger women with the same behaviorsbecause they have thinner vaginal walls and other... Read more »
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risk assesment please?

Posted by pixie, 2 Replies
...Hi there from South Africa, I just have a few queries about HIV and I ask if you can assess my risks? 1. I went to a club recently and cut my leg on a very prominent step. I only noticed the next morning. I am worried that someone Read more »

Important: Share YOUR take on Living With HIV.

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 2 Replies
...if you wish. http://www.worldaidsday.org/ The exact page for telling your own story is at: http://www.worldaidsday.org/Share-your-story.aspx Writing your view of "Living with HIV" could help change important policies. Best Wishes. BWB. Read more »

Important: share your take on Living With HIV

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 1 Reply
...if you wish. http://www.worldaidsday.org/ The exact page for telling your own story is at: http://www.worldaidsday.org/Share-your-story.aspx Writing your view of "Living with HIV" could help change important policies. Best Wishes. BWB. Read more »

Sexual Relations With A Virgin- Advice needed!

Posted by scared_elf, 3 Replies
...does not share tooth brushes or razors but has shared electric razors (like hairdressers use to cut hair) with his friends. Risk or not? 3. He directly shares drinks and eating utensils with people. And he shares and passes around joints of... Read more »