Can A Male Get Pubic Lice From Public Restrooms

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Questions and Answers: Microbicides Against HIV

...approved for use by the public. A number of studies looking at tenofovir, as well as other drugs that target HIV, are in progress. Would Microbicides Eliminate the Need for Condoms? No. When used consistently and correctly, male or female condoms are likely to provide better protection against HIV and other STDs than microbicides, so they will still be the best choice. But for people who cannot or will not use condoms, microbicides...
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Skin cracks from eczema and HIV in the public restroom

Dear Doctor, I'd like to ask the direct&short questions. Please help me. I've many skin crack and open cuts on hands and fingers (they were not heal yet at that time). I use the the hotel lobby restroom on August29,2010 and accidentally drop my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Worry Mother,I like to ask direct short questions as well. What call was so important that you needed to be on your cell phone while peeing and pooping in the hotel lobby restroom???Even with eczema-indued skin cracks, the HIV risk of diving... Read more »

Pubic lice and HIV transmission

DoctorIf I get pubic lice from HIV positive partner...would that put me into a risk of getting HIV since scrabs feed themselves with blood? Would my blood stream get infected HIV blood through the scrab bite?Sorry. Its odd.All the best
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Nope! Pubic lice, bedbugs, mosquitoes and all other biting or blood-sucking creepy crawlers do not transmit HIV/AIDS. Period. End of story.Dr. Read more »

HIV transmission from water splash in the eye/s in public restroom

I went to a movie theater yesterday. I was splashed in the eye with water by someone who had just washed or rinsed his hands after using the toilet. I don't know this person or their HIV status. I don't know if they had cuts in their fingers, hands,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,"Is this a risk for HIV transmission?" Nope!Should you take PEP? No, of course not. What you should do is read through the archives of this forum, paying particular attention to exactly how HIV is and is not transmitted!Dr. Bob Read more »

Post Exposure Prevention Male to Male to Female -- Concerned.

I recently had two regrettable things happen -- I engaged in male - male sex as the bottom, with a male unknown to me. The condom broke. It lasted for another minute or two and we figured it out. No ejaculation. He said he was neg, still I was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I would recommend:1. Level with your wife if you have not already done so.2. Continue your full 28-day course of PEP and follow the post-PEP testing guidelines (HIV-antibody tests at six weeks, three months and six months from the date of... Read more »
The Well Project

Domestic Violence and HIV

...long-term emotional scars. While most domestic violence involves men assaulting women, it can also involve men assaulting their male partners, or women assaulting their male or female partners. Domestic violence is more common in the lesbian... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...are most likely to be infected with HIV as a result of sexual contact with men. Hispanic/Latina women may be unaware of their male partner's risk factors or incorrectly assess them. In five different studies of US gay and bisexual men,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV in Prisons and Jails

... In 2008, there were about 20,449 people with HIV in state and federal prisons. The rate of HIV infection is higher among female inmates (1.9%) than among male inmates (1.7%). Health Care in Prisons and Jails Medical care in a prison or... Read more »
The Well Project


...(especially rashes) than men. Despite the differences, women seem to benefit as much from HIV therapy as men. These PK sex (male vs female) differences may be related to hormone changes that occur when women get their periods. PK differences... Read more »
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pubic lice

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I know the topic here mainly is hiv.. but I would like to know if anyone knows about pubic lice (crabs), how long does it take for you to notice? I had an encounter two months ago, but until today this feeling started.. Read more »