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Can You Contract HIV 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
...appropriately evaluated. Had you done so, 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... Read more »

Urine in Whirlpool and transmission

I was enjoying myself in a whirlpool (small pool 2 meters long by 2 meters wide by 1 meter deep)... Read more »

part. subs. viral load

DRs. PLEASE help me. Through an embarassing event (I dropped my license in a urinal), I had to... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...their HIV disease. In addition, some of these people may unknowingly be transmitting HIV to other people. The San Francisco AIDS Foundation strongly encourages people who are at risk for HIV to be tested regularly. Whether or not to take the HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...to the blood or joints. This condition can be life threatening. In addition, people with gonorrhea can more easily contract HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. HIV-infected people with gonorrhea can transmit HIV more easily to someone else than if... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...taking for other conditions. Aaron E, Levine AB. Gynecologic care and family planning for HIV-infected women. (Aug, 2005) AIDS Reader 15(8):420-423,426-428. Ameli N, Bacchetti P, Morrow RA, Hessol NA, Wilkin T, Young M, Cohen M, Minkoff H,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Treating Genital Herpes Does Not Reduce Risk of HIV, Study Says

... Treating genital herpes does not reduce the risk of contracting HIV, according to a study published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine , Reuters reports. Herpes simplex virus-2 Read more »
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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 »

questions.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Quick questions can anyone possibly tell me what this can be. 1. Can this be any std that may be causing this? 2. What about hiv should I be worrying about this? Its really irritatiing me I just want to be sure that its not hiv or any other std.... Read more »

Quick question.. please reply! about my testing..

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...bit worried I may have contracted some other STD I told my doctor about my worries and she ordered up some blood tests and a urine sample.. I know for sure she said HIV testing, and I remember her saying somethign chlamydial testing or... Read more »

HLTV testing, and others? -- Also Chlamydia/HIV?

Posted by SoStupid, 2 Replies
...that you can get tested for them), Herpes, and HLTV 1/2 (would like to know that I don't have this in addition to not having HIV). These all strike me as the big STDS someone can get. Herpes, Genital Warts, HIV, and HLTV are all incurable... so... Read more »