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HIV from Urine Droplets ???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello,

Can someone pls advise ?

I was using the adjacent urinal in the public men's toilet on 29 Apr 2000. The other urinal was occupied by another guy. After he has done so (pee), it could be seen that he wanted to rid urine remains by "shaking"... Read more »

HIV and urine - please help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I know little about HIV and how it is transmitted and yesterday something happened that made me begin to worry. I was using a public restroom when a drunk kid (I live in a college town) came to the urinal next to me. he was stumbling and when he... Read more »

Urine Testing for HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello, I need your help. I may be positive for HIV (waiting on results). Recently, I accepted a new position with a new company. The company's insurance vendor requires that you take an HIV test via urine sample. If I am positive, I definitely do... Read more »

Urine Testing for HIV

Posted by Anonymous
Hello, I need your help. I may be positive for HIV (waiting on results). Recently, I accepted a new position with a new company. The company's insurance vendor requires that you take an HIV test via urine sample. If I am positive, I definitely... Read more »

Urine Tests

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,
I took a Urine Test for HIV at 8 months. First off, how accurate is a urine test for HIV and by the way, I tested negative for antibodies. Is this a good sign?

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HIV in Urine

At the urologist, do they test for HIV in urine, or is that a separate test?...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Yes, there are HIV antibody tests for urine.... Read more »

Another HIV Urinal Question...

I was using the trough urinal at work, one of those long ones that spans across a wall. It's mounted pretty close to peeing height, and there was maybe half an inch of urine/water in it. It looked clear as far as I remember, what are the...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
No risk here absolutely. To get infected with HIV there needs to be a lot of virus and some rigorous action to get it into the body. Peeing into a urinal would not meet these criteria.DW... Read more »

elevated protein in HIV urine test

Elevated proteins in HIV urine tests indicates what?...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Elevated protein in the urine is a very nonspecific marker. It could be the result of infection, inflammation or kinds of kidney disease.... Read more »

Could I possibly get HIV from urine?

Hi. I'm a female and recently I've had a possible incident in which I was using a public restroom--urinating. In the middle of it, I felt that maybe some urine had splashed on my vulva (primarily on the labia majora, couldn't tell for...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,There is absolutely no risk for HIV from this situation. None.Urine does not transmit HIV. Even if there was blood in it, too much time would've passed.If this kind of situation is something that preoccupies you, even... Read more »
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