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Can Hiv Be Transmitted From Urine Through Skin

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AIDS InfoNet

HIV Health Checklist

...instead of the skin test to look for latent (hidden) TB infection. A chest x-ray can be helpful in addition to a skin test to look for latent TB infection. Urinalysis: Looks for protein, sugar, or signs of infection in your urine. Test at baseline and if you are taking medications that affect the kidneys. Tests for Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Test at baseline and at least once a year, or if you have symptoms. Syphilis blood...
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Contact with urine, could I be infected?

Dr. Conway,This will be kind of an odd question, but I am concerned about HIV contact. I was at a nightclub washroom stall urinating when my cellphone fell out of my hand and into the toilet. The toilet handle was not working, so I could tell that...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...To my knowledge, there have not been any cases of HIV transmitted from the urine of an infected person to the skin of an unifected one. As you say, the urine is considered a sterile fluid and I would not consider Read more »

First infected at the urinal sending donation

Dr Bob Were can I send donation?I have a concern of possible HIV infection I met a guy in a restroom he was masterbating at the urinal. I was watching as I used the restroom my concern is he reached over and grabed my hand and tried to put it on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Relax Max, your HIV-acquisition risk from restroom-guy is nonexistent. If HIV were that easily transmitted, it would have wiped out the planet long Read more »

12 years old and i have a question about chewing gum and hiv. i will donate $20 (HOW HIV IS TRANSMITTED, 2009)

Hi, I was sent here by my mom. she said you'd be able to help me out. My uncle just got diagnosed with hiv and since that ive been so afraid of it. here is my question, i was visiting my cousin's college campus and he took me in one of his classes....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...women can transmit HIV to their infants during childbirth or by breastfeeding. HIV is not spread through contact with saliva, urine, sweat, feces or pre-chewed gum! And it is not transmitted by mosquitoes, exposure of blood/bodily fluids to... Read more »

Bet You Never Heard This One !!! I will make a Doantion. This could help people with this happening. (HOW HIV IS TRANSMITTED, 2010) (CHEWING GUM, 2010)

Dr. Bob, Did I stump the doctor? Has this question ever been addressed? I came into my office this Friday Morning. Went to our water machine. Next to the water machine is a waste basket. There was a new liner in the waste basket so I threw...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...women can transmit HIV to their infants during childbirth or by breastfeeding.HIV is not spread through contact with saliva, urine, sweat, feces or pre-chewed gum! And it is not transmitted by mosquitoes, exposure of blood/bodily fluids to intact... Read more »
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Hepatitis: Overview

...symptoms are loss of appetite, fatigue, fever, body aches, nausea and vomiting, and stomach pain. Some people may have dark urine, light-colored bowel movements, and a yellowing of the skin or of the eyes (jaundice). Your health care provider... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...dehydrated. Symptoms of dehydration include: Thirst, anxiety, weakness, confusion, lightheadedness, fainting Smaller amounts of urine Dry and pale skin Increased heart rate Decreased blood pressure Try to drink before you feel dehydrated.... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Symptoms of Liver Damage Symptoms of liver damage or liver disease include: Pain Enlarged liver Fatigue Nausea Dark urine Clay-colored stool Jaundice (yellowing of the skin, eyes, and mucous membranes) If you have these symptoms you... Read more »
The Well Project

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV/AIDS

...discharge, a burning feeling when urinating, and swollen lymphnodes in the groin. It can be spread by vaginal or anal sex or skin-to-skincontact with sores. Chancroid can be treated with antibiotics. Chlamydia This is one of the most common... Read more »
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Skin infections and HIV?

Posted by spadude64, 4 Replies
...on my left leg (upper inner thigh) for more than a week. As far as my viral load goes, I am undetectable, but how common are skin infections in people with HIV? Should I be seen by a doctor? Any replies will be appreciated. Read more »

Divorced hiv positive dad

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
...patient. My ex is a very careless person. He does not cover up cuts and stuff. But beyond cuts, I am afraid of saliva, tears, urine and feces and blood. I mean what if he leaves something on the toilet seat and they sit in it? I know they say... Read more »

hickey

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...is it possible for HIV to be transmitted by getting or giving a hickey? thanks Read more »

i really need to know

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...please help, i want to know if i can get aids from sleeping with a guy whom sleep with another girl who might have aids without him getting it. or is it impossible for him Read more »