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Can I Get Hiv If I'm Clean And My Girlfriend Is Clean

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To Clean or Not to CLEAN

I understand that the HIV virus dies rather quickly outside the body.... but I just purchased a car from an HIV Positive man and wonder if I am just wasting my time if I clean it with desinfectant? I know I can't get it, but???...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
But??? But what????You are correct. The only way you'll get HIV from that car is if you have unsafe sex while in it.Dr. Bob... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cleaning Vagina Linked to Increased HIV Risk, Study Finds

Data culled from 13 studies of 14,874 sub-Saharan African women, 791 of whom ended up HIV-positive, found that those cleaning, tightening or drying their vaginas using soap, cloth or paper were more at risk for contracting the virus, according to a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Methadone, Clean-Needle Programs Help HIV Prevention Efforts in Ukraine

Bloomberg News : Methadone Clinics Help Ukraine Succeed on HIV Prevention "Ukraine is checking the spread of HIV for the first time in more than a decade by handing out methadone and clean needles to drug users, measures long embraced in the U.S.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS, Drug Programs Should "Work Together," Sidibe Says in Opinion Piece

Access to clean needles, condoms and counseling allows injection drug users to "stop HIV, look after their health and lead productive lives," Michel Sidibe, executive director of UNAIDS , writes in a Bangkok Post opinion piece. "Thanks to many... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Reuters Examines How Harm Reduction Policies in Switzerland Could Serve as Model for Reducing Spread of HIV/AIDS Among IDUs

"Switzerland's innovative policy of providing drug addicts with free methadone and clean needles has greatly reduced deaths while cutting crime rates and should serve as a global model, health experts said on Monday," Reuters reports in an article... Read more »
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woo hoo i am clean

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
my 7 week test came back non reactive looks like i am clean !

thanks to everyone Read more »

clean needles

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Clean Needles

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello,
I've found my self doing many drugs, One is heroin and I find my self doing it wonce a week or every two weeks or twice a week ( when Ever I want ). I inject it and I have bought rigs(syringes) from local drug stores before but its hard... Read more »

Cleaned up blood-no goves

Posted by lindsey238181, 1 Reply
I recently had a friend over. We sat on the couches and chatted for a while. When she left I noticed a large stain on my couch. I didnt think twice and just grabbed a facecloth and started scrubbing it...with no gloves...im not even sure i washed my... Read more »