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Can Someone Catch AIDS From Sharing A Shower

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Whats my risk of catching HIV from my roomate

I am a college student, and I have a roomate who I have only known for a year. He is extremely sexually active and he got pretty sick one week after he had unprotected sex with a girl he met one night. Being fairly well read on HIV/AIDS, I know that...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Being sick after having unprotected sex is not likely to be a sign that one is HIV infected. People in college get sick for many other reasons (colds, flu, etc.). So you may be jumping to conclusions.Even if your roommate is HIV infected, you are... Read more »

Sharing the same towel after shower

Dear Doctor,How are you? Thank you very much for answering all the questions for us. I am a 34... Read more »

mutual masturbation with cut in the shower

I had a mutual masturbation with a person who is very likely to be an HIV+. I was being extremely... Read more »
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shower stalls and hot tbs

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Has there been a study to see if people have gotten infected from shower stalls or hot tubs ?

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Could I catch HIV from sharing infected toilet pap

Posted by blackwinterday, 1 Reply
Dear Expert,

I am new to this forum! Firstly, I would like to express my gratitude to all of you!

I am scared over the incident told below!

Recently, I was diagnosed with hemorrhoids so I always wipe off my vagina and anus after urinating. I always... Read more »

Can you catch hiv from this encounter

Posted by kris, 2 Replies
I have a friend who is hiv positive he has been so for ten years but I just found out recently. I have some anxiety about germs in general so I dont shake hands. I always give people fist bumps. But I am growing concerned becasue I gave him a Fist... Read more »

Shower guy is back

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi there, I'm back with OCD going full swing. After getting my negative at 87 days. To be exact, a day after, I got a rash all over my trunk, arms , hands and some in the thighs which was a fine pink rash which eventually joined together to form one... Read more »