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Can HIV Be Transmitted Through Pool Water

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HIV Transmition via mouth and private pool

Dear doctor I was reading 10 common fears about HIV in this website, according to the part sharing glasses,food and utensil with HIV positive people and you've written drinking even frothy glasses of the four bodily fluids that can transmit the...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
No dice, none of these really click as a meaningful exposure. Fortunately for humankind, HIV is not that easily transmitted. DW... Read more »

HOW WELL DOES THE HIV VIRUS TRANSMIT AT SWIMMING POOL?

Hi Dr Bob I have one quick question regarding how well does the HIV virus survive in chlorine... Read more »

Will HIV transmit trough water or animals?

hello doc.im now currently working in a fish spa where fishes are used to nibble away all your dead... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Nevada Man Files Complaint After Mobile Home Park Prohibits Him From Using Pool

An HIV-positive Nevada man has filed a complaint with the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development against Carefree Country Mobile Home Park in Clark County, Nev., where he lives, after the park earlier this year sent him a letter saying... Read more »
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 »
Housing Works

AIDS Activists Plan "Family Reunion" at Alabama RV Park That Banned HIV-Positive 2-Year-Old From Pool

The Campaign to End AIDS (www.C2EA.org ) is holding a "family reunion" at the Wales West RV Resort in Silver Hill, Alabama, on Labor Day, Monday, September 3, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The group expects more than 150 people to attend the event,... Read more »
Body Positive

Dangerous Liaisons: Rape and HIV

Pink flowers floating the pool, blossoms opening in love. In a ritual for women of the Yucatan Peninsula in Central America, a hollow is made in the earth and a woman bathes there naked in water up to her breasts. Other women cover the surface of... Read more »
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Can HIV be transmitted this way?

Posted by jacob123, 2 Replies
I know ive asked a similar question but it still paranoids me. Lets say a s small amount of HIV+ blood went in the water(not visible). Then 10 minutes later, someone drinks that water. What are the chances of catching HIV? Because i was playing... Read more »

HIV in water

Posted by Wantanswer, 1 Reply
My hand was of fresh cum from my roommate after I picked up his cum fill tissue. So I rinse it off on the bath bucket. When I was taking the shower, I accidentally use the water from the bath bucket that I just use to wash my hand to wash myself. I... Read more »

BBC NEWS:Online dating for people with sexually transmitted infection

Posted by Hellen, 1 Reply


Dating can often be fraught with uncertainty and self-consciousness. For those with incurable sexually transmitted infections (STIs), are tailored websites the answer for people nervous of telling potential partners about their condition?


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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). Is this a possible way of infection? I didn't see any big cuts in my feet. Read more »