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Can U Get Aids From Urine Splashes

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urine splashes

Hi,I was using a urinal and felt some urine splashback hitting my legs (I was wearing shorts). There is a small wound on one of my legs which pretty much has dried up, as I got the wound several days earlier. Is there a risk of getting hiv from...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou cannot get HIV from sharing utensils, drinking after someone etc. You cannot get HIV as well at a hair salon, manicurist etc. HIV transmission can only occur when there is a direct and prolonged exposure to body fluids, semen, vaginal fluid,... Read more »

urine splash in my eyes when i was cleaning

I was cleaning the store where i Work and there was a bottle with urine, I had to picked up from... Read more »

Splash to lips from possible urine containing blood what is the risk

Im lab worker who had a splash to the lips when screwing lid back into a urine sample containing... Read more »
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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 »

changes in urine...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
after my encounter I noticed a drastic change in my urine.It started looking dark and frothy.I know i need to get this checked out,but i was just wondering is this ever a sign of HIV infection? 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 »