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Can I Get Hiv From Using Public Restrooms

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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...
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 »

HIV risk for blood "possible exposure in public restroom?"

hi dr. i had an incident at the gym where i had to use the restroom urgently the stall had... 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... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

DOJ Investigating Alabama Resort After Manager Prohibits HIV-Positive Child From Using Pool, Restrooms

The Department of Justice is investigating Wales West RV Resort in Silverhill, Ala., in preparation for a possible discrimination lawsuit after a manager at the facility prohibited an HIV-positive child from using the facility's swimming pool and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condoms and STDs: Fact Sheet for Public Health Personnel

Introduction Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Including HIV Infection HIV, the Virus That Causes AIDS Other Diseases Transmitted by Genital Secretions, Including Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, and Trichomoniasis Genital Ulcer Diseases and HPV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Publication Examines Barriers to Developing Successful HIV Vaccine; Fact Sheet on African Americans, AIDS Updated

"Speeding the Manufacture of an HIV Vaccine: Policy Issues and Options ": International AIDS Vaccine Initiative , January 2005: The publication examines the limited access to bioprocess engineering and clinical lots production abilities and how... Read more »
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

Federal Funding for Syringe Services Programs: Saving Money, Promoting Public Safety and Improving Public Health

New York Harm Reduction Educators operates mobile syringe exchange sites that provide lifesaving services in communities throughout New York City. HIV/AIDS remains one of the country's most serious health challenges. According to an overwhelming... Read more »
Connect With Others

New York City ( Dating Party for HIV POZ ) Public meeting place.

Posted by tobesweet, 2 Replies
It would be nice, if someone organized a dating party for hiv poz in new york city, isn't that..!

I wonder it, How many people would like that idea.

Share your ideas and who knows, may be that can be done...
feel free to send your comments or... Read more »

How to fight HIV - Public Health Reform

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
http://www.monthlyreview.org/nfte0904.htm
http://www-personal.umich.edu/~josephwd/Cuba/delaVega.html
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=2014854&dopt=Abstract

Many won't like this but I think... Read more »

HIV & Public Health - lets rethink.....

Posted by GamboJim, 2 Replies
All,

I posted this reply to one of the messages earlier. I feel we need to examine current testing conditions to really fight HIV. Also google "Sharon Mitchell" & "Pcr" - she's the Director of AIM (clinic that caters to Adult Industry) - for her... Read more »

Hiv Positive Public Educators wanted*

Posted by AIDS2HIV
Aids2Hiv is looking for positive people who are willing to actively educate thier communities with a brutally honest, accurate message of education and prevention. We are NOT looking for someone to hand out the government message.

Candidate must be... Read more »