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Can Hiv Be Transmitted Through Clothing

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Can HIV be transmitted through clothing ?

hello ,, Ok so I had an uncle who was hiv positive which passed away because of it about a year ago. All his clothing was at my mothers and she gave me some to keep for memory , I happened to wear a pair of his sweats with no underwear on without...
Shannon Southall

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Rocky Mountain CARES
HINo way for HIV to transmit through clothing! You are fine. HIV dies once it is outside of the body and is unable to infect anyone. Peace of mind could come if you run all his clothes through the laundry as this will take care of anything on the... Read more »

Can you wash clothes with hiv possitive blood on them with other clothes without spreading the infection?

Hi just wondering I washed some clothes with hiv possitive blood on them with other items of... Read more »

Can you get HIV if your clothes were stained by positive HIV blood during a fight?

I was having some trouble with this HIV positive guy, and decided to knock him off, but didn't... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Many Indian Parliamentarians Hold Incorrect Beliefs About HIV Transmission, Survey Says

Nearly two-thirds of India's Parliament members incorrectly believe HIV is transmitted by sharing clothing, food, toilets and office spaces, according to a survey released to the Parliament on Wednesday, AP/Canada.com reports (Rabinowitz,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Iran: Sex and Shopping Bring HIV Crisis

The phenomenon of prostitutes offering shopkeepers sex in return for free or discounted clothes is becoming more common in Tehran's shopping districts, undermining HIV/AIDS prevention efforts in a country where the virus is increasingly transmitted... 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 »
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hiv infectious thru cloths?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Im a girl who had a guy rub his penis on my vagina while only having our underwear on.He ejaculated and I know his sperm absorbed through his undies and through my own and surly making contact with my vagina.Is his sperm infectious this way... 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 »

HIV and Sexually Transmitted Disease in Women

Posted by adoniadennis, 1 Reply
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 »

Can HIV be transmitted through Oral sex?

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