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HIV Transmission From Swimming With Infected Blood Or Urine

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

... Non-Sexual Routes of Transmission Mother to Child Transmission Ways in Which HIV Is NOT Transmitted Insect Bites Casual Contact/Sharing Food or Dishes Donating Blood Swimming Pools and Hot Tubs Pets/Animals Contact With Saliva, Tears, Sweat, Feces or Urine HIV Survival Outside of the Body Is Someone Who Takes HIV Drugs Able to Transmit HIV? Is...
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I am HIV -, female. My husband is HIV +, male. we would like to have a baby. (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

Good Day. My husband told me a month ago that he got tested and he is HIV +. I also got tested and i am HIV -. We would still like to have a baby, in regard that i would not be infected, nor our child. Is there a way where this is possible. We are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...safety. The additional safety is that we teach them just to have sex at the right time, when ovulation is happening (with a urine test).Second thing: We make sure they don't have some asymptomatic chlamydia or other sexually transmitted diseases,... Read more »

I just found out my boyfriend is HIV positive , what do I do? (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

My boyfriend and I have been together about a year and he contracted HIV about two months ago. I love him and I've chosen to stay with him but I am concerned for my own health because I do not have HIV. We have used condoms when we have sex but it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...safety. The additional safety is that we teach them just to have sex at the right time, when ovulation is happening (with a urine test).Second thing: We make sure they don't have some asymptomatic chlamydia or other sexually transmitted diseases,... Read more »

HIV+ DAD and HIV- MOM desire CHILD

Is it possible for a HIV+ Dad that is undetectable and a HIV- Mom to have a HIV- baby? Please advise.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...safety. The additional safety is that we teach them just to have sex at the right time, when ovulation is happening (with a urine test). Second thing: We make sure they don't have some asymptomatic chlamydia or other sexually transmitted... Read more »

plumbing and hiv

Dear Doc, I have alot of anxiety right now about being a plumber and not wearing gloves all the time and having cuts on my hands. Does hiv in urine or feces deactivate rapidly in toilet water or does it live for a long period of time. do i have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...long at all outside the body. Now we all now how long it takes to get a plumber to come and fix a toilet, so obviously any HIV swimming in the tidy bowl would have succumbed to old age by the time of a plumber's arrival. And just as a reminder to... Read more »
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The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

... Lab Tests Are Important Tools The Basics Complete Blood Count (CBC) Blood Chemistry (Chemistry or Chem Screens) The Bottom Line Lab Tests Are Important Tools Having regular Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Safer Injection Guidelines That Can Reduce Health Risks Including Getting Infected With HIV or Hep

...difficult to destroy. It has not been proven that using bleach for 2 minutes also kills the Hepatitis C virus. It's possible that blood containing Hepatitis C can remain infectious outside of your body for up to 14 days and possibly more. Do not... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...of HIV in a body fluid or tissue does not mean that HIV is transmitted by that body fluid or tissue. Only specific fluids (blood, semen, vaginal secretions, and breast milk) from an HIV-infected person can transmit HIV. These specific fluids... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...HIV-negative, and avoid giving it to someone else if you are HIV positive. HIV is spread through the following body fluids: Blood (including menstrual blood) Semen and other male sexual fluids ("pre-cum") Vaginal fluids Breast milk ... Read more »
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You scared...READ THIS!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
... * feces, urine, sweat, tears * shared food * casual contact (kissing, hugging, etc...) * toilet seats * swimming pools, hot tubs * someone who is HIV- TESTING AND DIAGNOSIS OF HIV If you get symptoms of an initial HIV... Read more »

information

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...people have shown clearly that HIV is not spread through casual contact such as the sharing of food utensils, towels and bedding, swimming pools, telephones, or toilet seats. HIV is not spread by biting insects such as mosquitoes or bedbugs. ... Read more »

Transmission through urine?

Posted by Carrie, 2 Replies
...bathroom and the toilet, even though I wear gloves and wash my hands well, should I worry about being as carefull around his urine as I am around his blood? Does urine fall in the category of seman, breast milk, blood and vaginal fluids? Read more »

blood at swimming pool

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Someone had cut himself at the swimming pool and there were bloody footsteps on the floor (fresh blood). I think I accidentally stepped on the blood (I was bare-footed). Read more »