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Can You Catch AIDS From Urine

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HIV from blood tainted urine?

I am a nursing student and I was caring for a patient who may or may not have HIV. This pt had a UTI. Her labs showed that she had a high amount of white blood cells in her urine. The pt needed to use the bathroom so I gave her a bedpan. When she...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you wouldn't be writing to me, as your questions would have already been addressed.Your HIV risk is essentially nonexistent. Urine that does not contain visible blood is not felt to be a risk for HIV transmission. Also, the chances of contracting... Read more »

Absolutely Stupid Father and Husband (SALIVA, SWEAT, URINE) (WATERSPORTS)(HIV BASICS)

Dr. Frascino, thank you for all you do. I have a question and I am hoping that you will answer. I... Read more »

Please help me! (SALIVA, SWEAT, URINE) (WATERSPORTS)(HIV BASICS)

I am extremely scared. I went to use a public bathroom and I waited in line for the urinal. A... Read more »
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The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...dehydrated. Symptoms of dehydration include: Thirst, anxiety, weakness, confusion, lightheadedness, fainting Smaller amounts of urine Dry and pale skin Increased heart rate Decreased blood pressure Try to drink before you feel dehydrated.... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV and Kidney Disease

...Function? The main job of the kidneys is to filter out waste products. They reabsorb what is needed and remove the waste in urine. The most important waste products are excess sodium and water. Each kidney contains about a million filtering... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Symptoms of Liver Damage Symptoms of liver damage or liver disease include: Pain Enlarged liver Fatigue Nausea Dark urine Clay-colored stool Jaundice (yellowing of the skin, eyes, and mucous membranes) If you have these symptoms you... Read more »
The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...Tests Who Is at Risk for Diabetes? What Problems Can Diabetes Cause? How Are Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes Treated? HIV and Diabetes Taking Care of Yourself What Is Diabetes? Diabetes and pre-diabetes are serious conditions in... Read more »
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HIV from Urine Droplets ???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...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" his organ. In a careless manner, he shook it fast and hard that some of his urine droplets... Read more »

HIV and urine - please help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...restroom when a drunk kid (I live in a college town) came to the urinal next to me. he was stumbling and when he swayed, his urine hit the edge of the urinal and splashed onto my leg. I felt 4 or 5 drops and immediately washed off the parts of... Read more »

Urine Testing for HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...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 not want my company's insurance vendor to deny me coverage and then for... Read more »

Urine Testing for HIV

Posted by Anonymous
...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 not want my company's insurance vendor to deny me coverage and then... Read more »