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Blood On A Toilet Seat Hiv Risk

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HIV from blood on toilet seat

Can you get HIV from sitting on menstrual blood or it splashing onto your vagina whilst peeing, how long will it take for the virus to die in the blood once left the body?Thank you for your help in advance...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

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HiHIV dies within minutes of leaving the body. It is possible to get HIV from sitting on menstrual fluid if you cut yourself on your way down to sitting on the toilet and the menstrual fluid was just placed there moments before you sat down.Splash... Read more »

Risk (from toilet seats)?

Why is it that everyone claims that HIV cannot be transmitted from toilet seats? What happens if... Read more »

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Cut on finger and toilet seat

Posted by xtreme, 1 Reply
thanks for the responses! Much appreciated! Another 2 questions regarding HIV transmission -

1. I had a cut on my finger where I was fingering my girlfriend - does this pose as a risk for HIV for her to get infected if I had the virus or me getting... Read more »

HIV toilet seat blood?

Posted by tubbyone1, 1 Reply
I went to the public library restroom today & 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 »

HIV from blood on Toilet paper?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hi,
if somebody that had hiv spilled a bit of their blood onto toilet paper, and then a minute later i used the toilet paper to wipe my vagina....would that put me at risk? i am extremely worried about this! Read more »

Dirty Toilet Rim Water in Eye

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was recently went to a unisex toilet, and somehow managed to have some water splash from the rim into my eye. The rim was pretty dirty but didn't have any noticeable blood, but it could have had other body fluids on it. What is the risk here? I... Read more »