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Can Hiv Be Transmitted Through Clothing

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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 AND CLOTHES

CAN HIV BE TRANSMITTED THRU CLOTHES WHEN ONE IS INTIMATE AND LYING ONE ON THE OTHER. WOULD... Read more »

HIV transmision through Clothes

I am a male. Can you get AIDS through clothes? Recently I happened to tightly touch a ladies hand... 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

...in north Tehran's "affluent" Tajrish district said that about 50% of shopkeepers in the mall had accepted sex in exchange for clothes, the Guardian reports. Another worker in the same mall, who admitted to accepting sex for clothes, said that... 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

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

... If you find something, don't believe your partner if he or she tells you itwas caused by the heat, the weather, or clothes. You should avoid any contactwith the area until a health care worker has examined it. Don't floss,... Read more »
The Well Project

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV/AIDS

...("Crabs") Pubic lice live in the pubic hair and can be transmitted by skin-to-skincontact. They can also be spread through infected clothes and bedding. Symptomsmay include intense itching and seeing lice or eggs in the hair. Pubic lice canbe... 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 »

Are Lap Dances Harmless? Is Testing Needed?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...whether lap dances, where a woman wearing a thong, t back, or g-string, rubs her self, including at times her genitals, against a clothed customer, whether or not that is risky for HIV or other STDs? I thought that if they were risky they would... Read more »

I've posted the Q i asked the dr Bob 4 times. Help

Posted by Scaredgoad, 1 Reply
...went to CSW. I wore 2 protections and made her wear the latex hand gloves. In doggy style i rubbed my genitals on a** with her clothes on (denis) rubbed it also on her chest and Ni**les till I climaxed. this is all that happened between us. No... Read more »

please help

Posted by johnchef, 1 Reply
...i used condoms all the time to have sex..but last week i fingered a girl maybe for 7 seconds..after i finished i put on my clothes and went in the bathroom ..i then washed my hands with only water and then i catch some water in my hands and... Read more »