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Can HIV Be Transmitted Through Urine

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Is hiv transmitted by urine this way?

This is probley one of the stupidest questions but I need to ask. Can you get hiv thru wiping with toilet paper with urine on it? Example- the toilet paper dampened by falling in the toilet bowel. I had an experience where I wiped with this damp...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
There are no stupid questions.There is no evidence that HIV is transmitted through urine. The urine of infected people contains antibodies to HIV, but no virus has been isolated in urine. It is also unlikely that HIV would survive in the... Read more »

can HIV be transmitted through urine in your eye?

Fresh urine splashed into my face while I was busy working with a HIV positive patient. It was on... Read more »

Can i prevent HIV transmital by urinating and washing up immediatelly after sex

Dr. Fracino Please help me I'm losing my mind.I recently had unprotected virginal sex with a... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Design of a Community-Based Study of Sexually Transmitted Infections/HIV and Infertility in an Urban Area of Northern Tanzania

The researchers in this report sought to describe the design of a community-based study of sexually transmitted infections (STIs)/HIV and infertility in northern Tanzania. A two-stage sampling design was used to select households. Eligible women and... Read more »
The Well Project

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents The Basics Some Sexually Transmitted Diseases to Know About Protecting Yourself and Others The Bottom Line The Basics Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), also called sexually transmittedinfections (STIs), are... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

How Common Are STDs? STD Prevention and Treatment Bacterial STDs Viral STDs Parasitic STDs STDs Transmitted by Other Means Sequellae of STDs (Possible Complications) STDs and HIV STDs Increase Risk for HIV How HIV Impacts... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ongoing Sexually Transmitted Disease Acquisition and Risk-Taking Behavior Among U.S. HIV-Infected Patients in Primary Care: Implications for Prevention Interventions

To gain a better understanding of factors associated with HIV- and STD-transmitting behavior among persons living with HIV, the team estimated STD prevalence and incidence, as well as associated risk factors, among a diverse sample of HIV-positive... Read more »
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HIV and Sexually Transmitted Disease in Women

Posted by adoniadennis
Some of the most common warning signs with STD's in women would be the constant feeling of the flu, as many STD's lower one's immune system, making them much more susceptible to illness. Another would be the appearance of lesions, rashes, or even... Read more »

HIV and urine - please help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I know little about HIV and how it is transmitted and yesterday something happened that made me begin to worry. I was using a public restroom when a drunk kid (I live in a college town) came to the urinal next to me. he was stumbling and when he... Read more »

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 »

Can HIV be transmitted through Oral sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Can HIV be transmitted through Oral sex? Read more »