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HIV Risk Showering

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am i at risk of hiv by masturbating in shower (CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV OR STD, 2010)

i usually masturbate in the shower and one day i noticed my own semen had entered a cut on my finger along with hot shower water. Is there a chance that my semen and the hot shower water reacted and created hiv and entered my body please help
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...ejaculating on the pillow I noticed a couple of stains on the pillow that where dried and obvious there before. Is there any risk of getting HIV from this??Response from Dr. FrascinoHi,Wow, that's one popular pillow! It seems to be getting as... 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 »

I Donated: Followup on anal poke in shower question

Dr. Frascino:No question...just a big thank you for answering my question and doing it so fast. It... 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 »
Project Inform

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

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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risk assesment please?

Posted by pixie, 2 Replies
...shared toothpaste with people, is that considered a risk? 3. Last night I cut my foot on glass and without thinking, I took a shower a few minutes later. I live in a University Residence and have to share showers. I am worried that someone could... Read more »

putting men at risk?

Posted by swuitninnacent, 8 Replies
I havent been able to find much information on how easy it is for a woman to infect her male partner. I'm hoping someone has some good true factual info?? I've heard that its common and easy for a man to infect his partner but very difficult for a... Read more »

I bet this is a stupid question but..

Posted by mollyshurtmen, 1 Reply
...Can you get HIV if there's blood on a qtip? After I showered I grabbed a qtip to clean my ears. After, I realized there was blood on it an dmy ears were not bleeding. Is transmission Read more »

OCD or possible HIV risk?

Posted by 613, 4 Replies
...About 6-8 months ago my room mate had sex with his girlfriend in the shower. After they finished I used the shower, but not immediately after they were done. I washed and all, but now I worry that he may Read more »