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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 skin cells.my question is, will anyone be infected with HIV through the water used during the treatment if there is another person with HIV sharing...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,A fish spa where fish are used to nibble away all your dead skin cells???? You mean people actually climb into vats of trained piranhas?? OUCHAMAGOUCHA! HIV would not be a concern in this situation. It is not transmitted via biting fish or... Read more »

Can aids transmit through penis skin

Dear DocCould aids transmit through gentle man area skin ?? If period blood touch the gentel man area from the bottom as condom covered the top area So does that transmit aids ?? ...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiHIV transmission occurs when there is an exchange of body fluid. As long as there are no wounds, cuts or sores on his penis there is no way for HIV transmission to occur.Be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »

Could Aids be transmitted through if bodily fluid makes contact with skin with rash ?

The condom only covers the shaft of the penis, so what if fluid were to get onto the base of the penis (which is not protected) and if there is rashes on this area, how high is the chance of transmition ? If the answer is yes, oes it also mean that...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThis is a great question. And you are correct the condom does not protect the other areas in the genital area. If there is a rash or broken skin there is an opportunity for HIV to transmit. So yes if there are openings, rashes, broken skin... Read more »

can hiv +persons with undetected viral loads transmit virus

My question is one that stems from an incident where my child reopened a sore on her father who was diagnosed with full blown aids 1 1/2 ago . She reopened the sore by picking at it . His viral load at this time was undetectable ,is she still at...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Transmission of HIV from the exposure you describe, would be extremely unlikely. Although recent papers have described no transmission of HIV heterosexually, when one person was infected with a viral load <1,500/ml and the other person was not... Read more »
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Hiv usually transmitted before people know

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - HIV infection is likely to be transmitted before people are even aware that they are carriers, UK researchers report in the January 3rd issue of AIDS.

"The study demonstrates that a significant proportion of new HIV-1... Read more »

TRANSMITTING HIV TO NEWBORN TWINS/NEED ADVISE?????

Posted by Jessie, 3 Replies
I recently had my husband come to me, upset, crying and concerned about his brothers two newborn twins and the fact that me and my husband are both HIV+. Apparently, the brother confronted my husband about being with the newborns and washing his... Read more »

What are the odds that I will contract HIV from skin rashes/irritation?

Posted by Wesher11, 1 Reply
I had red rashes/skin irritation on my inner thighs and scrotum, and I had sex with this woman with condom, but I worried that her vaginal fluids got on my rashes on my inner thighs and scrotum, if she is HIV+ and the fluids get on my rashes, will I... Read more »

I dropped my cell in the....

Posted by Cae, 2 Replies
Toilet...

And best of all I grabbed it out. This was at work and the water looked clear. I dont know who used it before me, heck now that I keep thinking about it more and more the more I imagine other things in the water ><

I dont think I had... Read more »