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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...with which you can make your own decisions about where you want to fit in on the continuum from safer sex to riskier sex. Each time you engage in a sexual activity, you choose (whether consciously or unconsciously) the level of risk you are comfortable with for that moment. Safer sex often involves use of latex condoms, latex dental dams, plastic wrap, latex gloves and finger cots as barriers between the infectious fluids and mucous...
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Exhuming a body with HIV (RISK OF HIV FROM CORPSE OR CADAVER, 2009)

After being denied our request to exhume a body which was buried on our family plot illegally (without the deed or our permission) from the NJ state Health Dept.Is there a public health concern exhuming a body after 10 years that has been buried...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...some information about HIV and cadavers, although in your case we are well beyond the cadaver stage!Dr. Bobhello from prague=) (RISK OF HIV FROM CORPSE OR CADAVER, 2009)Mar 15, 2009 hello dr bob it's me, the medical student from prague who asked... Read more »

HIV Risk Post Mortem (RISK OF HIV FROM CORPSE OR CADAVER)

I am an embalmer at a local funeral home and yesterday I was exposed to the blood of a person who is HIV positive. The person had spent approximately 2 days at the Medical Examiner's and was refrigerated to a temperature of roughly 35F-40F. I went...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...dead person from a collapsed building when i got in contact with his blood, the person has been dead for 2+ days. am i at any risk of getting HIV?? and another thing, is the fluid that fills the blisters on second degree burns infectious ?what if... Read more »

hepatits in urine?

hello, are HIV and hepatitis b and c transmitted if by accident i put my hand in my mouth after i touched the flush handle and door knob in the lab of the hospital??please reply
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...No this is not a risk. Read more »

Absolutely Stupid Father and Husband (SALIVA, SWEAT, URINE) (WATERSPORTS)(HIV BASICS)

Dr. Frascino, thank you for all you do. I have a question and I am hoping that you will answer. I had protected oral receptive sex with an HIV+ friend. I am male. To my knowledge the rubber stayed intact but my worry is of the following. I had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...action. Dr. Bob Are my Symptoms a sign of early HIV infection Mar 16, 2007 Hi, I recently posted a question on this site about my risk of catching HIV. My post was responded and it told me I had ZERO-Risk! However, I'm still a little worried and... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...transfusions, accidents in health care settings or certain blood products (See below for detailed information about the actual level of risk for each mode of transmission) Mother to baby (before or during birth, or through breast milk) ... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...skin-to-skin contact, for example. The virus is spread rarely, if at all, by objects such as a toilet seat or hot tub. Reduce Your Risk of Spreading Herpes People with herpes should follow a few simple steps to avoid spreading the infection to... Read more »
The Body

Risk Reduction in Action: A Man's Story of Sex Work (as Told to His Counselor)

...represented to him, to the questions he asked, which gave me guideline for investigating more closely the concept of sexual risk perception along with personal history as a son, brother, uncle and lover. So there he was, first customer of the... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...activity, people have reportedlybecome infected with HIV in this way. A number of studies have tried todetermine the exact level of risk of oral sex, but it can be difficult to getaccurate information from study participants. Since oral sex is... Read more »
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Lapdance handjob is this a risk ?

Posted by scaredagain, 6 Replies
...private dance from one of the dancers a Venezuelan girl. I ended up getting a handjob, which reading the forum is very low risk. However I have 2 concerns. 1 During the dance she briefly put her hand down her knickers, kissed her lips and... Read more »

Possible HIV transmission/infection ???

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...urinating, but there weren't any tissues available then. So, I had to do so with my fingers. That is, getting rid/"rubbing off" of urine droplets/remains at the small opening (urinary meatus) of the glans. QUESTIONS:- ========== 1. If he is... Read more »

Risk of transmission?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I saw some red liquid on the floor too, thing is I had to pee while standing up and it's understandable that not all of the urine fell into the toilet, so when I saw a huge wet spot on my jeans I assumed it was my own urine, but then I started... Read more »

Need your help...thanks!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...bugs me are the germs/bacteria that resides on environmental surfaces e.g. toilet sinks, taps, doorknobs etc. I know that the HIV virus does not live well on such surfaces and there has never been a documented case of any person who's gotten HIV... Read more »