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Can I Get Hiv Aids From A Toilet

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Can you get aids from shoving a hotel toilet paper holder up your ass

Can some one get aids from shoving a hotel toilet paper holder up their butt? I have felt sick afterward please help ...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:The answer to your question is no. You cannot get HIV from putting a toilet paper holder in your rectum. The H in HIV stands for Human; the virus needs a human host to survive. It cannot live on inanimate objects such as toilet paper... Read more »

Can you get AIDS From Toilet Seat?

All people in my workplace try to make sure they don't use the same toiletcubicle as my friend... Read more »

AIDS Transmission and Toilets

I dropped something in a public toilet and retreived it. I had a cut on my hand. Is it possible to... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Ethiopian Government Working to Improve Access to Clean Toilets, Safe Water for People Living With HIV

PlusNews examines how a lack of access to clean toilets, safe drinking water, and "information on the prevention of common opportunistic infections means many Ethiopians living with HIV continue to contract easily preventable diseases." The news... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Newsweek Examines HIV/AIDS Pandemic on 25th Anniversary of First AIDS Diagnosis

Newsweek in its May 15 issue examines the HIV/AIDS pandemic on the 25th anniversary of the first AIDS diagnosis. The articles are summarized below. "A Challenge for Leaders ": Newsweek examines the reasons why religious, political and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Reports Examine HIV/AIDS Issues in Myanmar; Global HIV/AIDS Awareness; AIDS Orphans in Africa; World AIDS Day 2004 News Coverage

"Myanmar: Update on HIV/AIDS Policy ," International Crisis Group : The latest ICG report says that Myanmar's HIV prevalence rate is not only a public health issue but also has security implications for neighboring countries. In addition, the... Read more »
Lambda Legal

Comments on the CDC's "Draft Guidelines for HIV Case Surveillance, Including Monitoring HIV Infection & AIDS"

I. Introduction Resolution of the debate about whether to require the reporting of the names of those who test positive for HIV must turn on the actual usefulness of this information to provide a comprehensive picture of the HIV epidemic, which in... Read more »
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Hiv from used toilet paper?

Posted by LL1121, 1 Reply
Is it possible if a girl, who is hiv positve wiped after peeing and let it sit there till it dried then after someone else wiped with that same toilet paper, could they contract hiv from this?
Basically is it possible to catch hiv from using used... Read more »

HIV from blood on Toilet paper?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hi,
if somebody that had hiv spilled a bit of their blood onto toilet paper, and then a minute later i used the toilet paper to wipe my vagina....would that put me at risk? i am extremely worried about this! Read more »

Toilet Safety/Open Wounds

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My son is coming to see us. He has HIV and Chrohns disease and has blood in his stool, my wife has bleeding hemroids and I have had a boil near my butt lanced and is opened to drain. Since we all have something bleeding going on what precautions... Read more »

Toilet concerns:

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have a few questions about HIV transmission.

if there was menstrual blood in a toilet, and it splashed up on your rectum or vagina, is it possible to get infected?
same question for if there were feces, urine, regular blood or snot in the toilet.
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