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Can You Contract Hiv From Steam Room

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HIV survival outside body in steam room

Doctor,I was in a steam room at a bath house and had a cut on my foot. I am now concerned that I may have stepped in semen on the floor. (I did not see it but it was slippery). Do you think that there is significant survival of HIV in this kind...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You think the inside of your body closely resembles a bath house's wet warm steam room full of spunk freshly spurted from glistening muscle-bound jock studs? Those are just visions in your sex-crazed mind, not at all similar to your... Read more »

steam room= a + or - ?

After working out at my gym I sometimes head to the steam rm to relax, cleanse my pores, etc.Does... Read more »

Oral in Steam Room

Ok, I am married and am now freaking out. I was at the gym the other day and while in the steam... Read more »
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Black AIDS Institute

Rumor Control: Can I Contract HIV From an Experimental AIDS Vaccine?

Absolutely not. Here's how vaccines work: They help train our bodies to ward off diseases. They trick the body into thinking it already has an illness. This triggers the immune system to build an army of defenders, called antibodies, to attack the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: New HIV Contracts Set to Start in San Francisco

With renewed service contracts for community groups in place as of Sept. 1, San Francisco's new HIV prevention strategy, which places heightened emphasis on testing, as well as linking those infected to care and treatment, is gaining sharper focus.... Read more »
Body Positive

Single-Room Occupancy Hotels: Possible Solutions and Alternatives

Last month Body Positive took a look at the often horrendous conditions in New York City's commercial single-room occupancy (SRO) hotels that house 1100 of New York's most vulnerable PWAs. During this tour we saw how clients from the city's... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

AIDS Activism, Boehringer Ingelheim and the Broken Social Contract

Sheraton Golf Parco de'Medici, 6 April 2006, Rome [Note: This is a revised and expanded version of remarks I gave yesterday at the Boehringer Ingelheim symposium on HIV past and future. The two-day symposium is taking place at a business-style... Read more »
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Tripped over inside gay sauna room and got wounded

Posted by rockyrocky, 1 Reply
Hello, a little paranoid here.

I went to a gay sauna and while entering the steam room I tripped over and my knee was wounded. I would describe the wound as something what kids typically get when running too fast and careless. The wound was not deep... Read more »

AIDS research losing its steam

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Almost twenty years and still no cure or effective treatment (most are too toxic). I think there needs to be a new approach to this mess. What do you think?

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HIV Dating, HIV Community, HIV Positive Dating, Meet people with HIV, HIV chatting room

Posted by JoJo1234
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HIV Dating, HIV Community, HIV Positive Dating, Meet people with HIV, HIV chatting room

Posted by Hneedlove
More and more HIV dating sites are created and I recommend PositiveSingles.com since it own about 730,000 users now. Most of them are verified. It is totally anonymous and free to join.

120,000+ Conversations Per Day
15,000+ Daily Active... Read more »