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Can I Catch HIV From Clothes

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Laundry together with HIV person's clothes

i've searched cdc but didn't cover this question so here goes...my housemate/bff is HIV positive. he's relatively healthy, strong as a horse and running a multi-national company. we live together (non-sexual of course) and our maid washes our...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,The HIV-acquisition/transmission risk from co-mingling your tighty-whities in the Maytag is completely nonexistent no matter how spunked Read more »

hiv through clothes

hey doc, its the lousy ambulance worker again, umm, doc would hiv transmitt if a couple blood drops... Read more »

How long could HIV survive on clothing?

Ok heres what happened. I brought my girlfriend back to my dorm room and we had sex. I didn't have... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Commercial Sex Trade for Discounted Fashion Clothing in Iran Hampering Efforts to Fight HIV/AIDS

...clampdown" on the sex-for-clothing trade by placing policemen and security guards inside shopping malls. In addition, the HIV/AIDS advocacy group Iran Positive Life tours shops in an effort to educate business owners, whom the group hopes will... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...Table of Contents Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself The chances of HIV being transmitted from an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...erotic massage, masturbation or hand jobs (mutual masturbation). There are no documented cases of HIV transmission through wet clothing. Having sex in a monogamous (faithful) relationship is safe if: Both of you are uninfected (HIV-negative);... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means... Read more »
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hiv infectious thru cloths?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...through his undies and through my own and surly making contact with my vagina.Is his sperm infectious this way (assuming he has hiv)?someone please help. Read more »

Please help

Posted by Anon1984, 5 Replies
...found out she was a prostitute, there was no other sexual contact apart from standard lap dance things, is it possible to catch HIV from this, what are my risks Read more »

please help

Posted by johnchef, 1 Reply
...the bathroom ..i then washed my hands with only water and then i catch some water in my hands and washed out my mouth ..can hiv be transmitted that way..or am i paranoid Read more »

why

Posted by jaw98, 2 Replies
...i was sitting in there talking to them and one of the other aides had walked by and asked me why i wasnt wearing the proper clothing. I just commented back, "because HIV and AIDS are viruses and you cant get them thru the air, or touch. Why are... Read more »