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Blood In Public Restrooms And Hiv

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HIV risk for blood "possible exposure in public restroom?"

hi dr. i had an incident at the gym where i had to use the restroom urgently the stall had menstrual blood in the inner walls of the toilet which seemed inbeded because it didn't flush away anyway i was cautious. i have a case of anal fissures...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,You had <b>no risk</b> for HIV. There are many reason why you have no risk. One of the strongest reasons is that HIV simply can't survive in the open air. Well before the time you entered the stall, the HIV... Read more »

blood exposure in public restroom

hi dr. i had an incident at the gym where i had to use the restroom urgently the stall had... Read more »

needlestick in a public restroom?

Dr. Bob- Thanks for taking my question. On March 6, I was involved in masturbation in a public... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

DOJ Investigating Alabama Resort After Manager Prohibits HIV-Positive Child From Using Pool, Restrooms

The Department of Justice is investigating Wales West RV Resort in Silverhill, Ala., in preparation for a possible discrimination lawsuit after a manager at the facility prohibited an HIV-positive child from using the facility's swimming pool and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Physicians' Group Recommends Using Public Cord Blood Banks, Routine HIV Testing

At its meeting in Hawaii this week, the American Medical Association adopted new guidelines to help doctors counsel pregnant women about donating their babies' umbilical cord blood to public cord blood banks. "Umbilical cord blood stem cells are... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

University of California Should Ensure That Publicly Funded HIV/AIDS Medicines Are Available in Developing Countries, Opinion Piece Says

"HIV therapies only reach 30% of patients in need," Eric Sawyer -- co-founder of ACT UP NY , Housing Works and Health Gap and senior adviser to aids2031 -- and Jay Purcell -- who serves on the national coordinating committee for Universities... Read more »
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

Federal Funding for Syringe Services Programs: Saving Money, Promoting Public Safety and Improving Public Health

New York Harm Reduction Educators operates mobile syringe exchange sites that provide lifesaving services in communities throughout New York City. HIV/AIDS remains one of the country's most serious health challenges. According to an overwhelming... Read more »
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HIV toilet seat blood?

Posted by tubbyone1, 1 Reply
I went to the public library restroom today &amp; saw some blood on the toilet seat. I wiped it off with tissue paper, then sat anddid my business. i didn't see any blood left over, but after i got up, i saw some blood on the inner side of the seat.... Read more »

New York City ( Dating Party for HIV POZ ) Public meeting place.

Posted by tobesweet, 2 Replies
It would be nice, if someone organized a dating party for hiv poz in new york city, isn't that..!

I wonder it, How many people would like that idea.

Share your ideas and who knows, may be that can be done...
feel free to send your comments or... Read more »

How to fight HIV - Public Health Reform

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
http://www.monthlyreview.org/nfte0904.htm
http://www-personal.umich.edu/~josephwd/Cuba/delaVega.html
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=2014854&dopt=Abstract

Many won't like this but I think... Read more »

HIV & Public Health - lets rethink.....

Posted by GamboJim, 2 Replies
All,

I posted this reply to one of the messages earlier. I feel we need to examine current testing conditions to really fight HIV. Also google "Sharon Mitchell" &amp; "Pcr" - she's the Director of AIM (clinic that caters to Adult Industry) - for her... Read more »