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Can U Pass Hiv Through Laundry

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HIV from laundry

Hi I live with an HIV positive man. He is in construction and constantly ha blood on his clothes. From what I know he often mastubates as well and then throws hemis clothes straight into the wash with my clothes. Is this okay? Is there any chance of...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi,Throwing things into the wash with water and detergent will take away not only the dirt from his day job but any other different virus's or bacteria. There is no way that HIV can be transmitted this way.You have no need to worry!Be well... Read more »

Laundry together with HIV person's clothes

i've searched cdc but didn't cover this question so here goes...my housemate/bff is HIV... Read more »

Laundry concern

Dear Dr. Bob, I have to ask a question concerning the transmission of hiv.I know that this may give... Read more »
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Could HIV virus still survive after normal laundry

Posted by sushi77, 2 Replies
Hello there,

My pants were contaminated by somebody's blood the day before yesterday. Later, I put that pants into the laundry machine with some other clothes . I washed them in normal washing cycle (cold water cycle with normal detergent), and dried... Read more »

Could HIV virus survive after normal laundry?

Posted by sushi77, 1 Reply
Hello there,

My pants were contaminated by somebody's blood the day before yesterday. Later, I put that pants into the laundry machine with some other clothes . I washed them in normal washing cycle (cold water cycle with normal detergent), and dried... Read more »

Passing on HIV via Saliva

Posted by SaltyWater, 2 Replies
Now I know you can't catch HIV by kissing, but imagine this scenario

You know someone is HIv and your cool with it. You know you cant catch it by french kissing, but suppose the negative person had core / cold core on the edge of his mouth, if the... Read more »

Accidentally passing on HIV

Posted by alondonlad, 1 Reply
I had unprotected sex with someone who could be HIV+ in November. I got tested the next day and the results came back a few weeks later as neg. I was tested again in December and got a second neg but I need to be tested again in March for a more... Read more »