Can You Get AIDS From Pool Water

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Ask the Experts

Swimming Pools

Can HIV/Aids be transmitted through chlorine based pool water if any blood gets into the pool water and someone with an open sore swims in it. Thanks, Gayle.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Gayle,Nope!Dr. Bob Read more »

public swimming pools

If a person who is HIV positive bleeds in a swimming pool, can another swimmer become infected with... Read more »

test2

Dr. Bob,Although it might sound strange, I enjoy skinny dipping in the Lake. I usually do it where... Read more »
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Housing Works

AIDS Activists Plan "Family Reunion" at Alabama RV Park That Banned HIV-Positive 2-Year-Old From Pool

...AIDS hurts kids and grown-ups as much as the disease itself. I hope to be at Wales West to show my support -- I won't get in water though! I'm too old," Mrs. Glover said. To speak to Sylvia Glover or Larry Bryant, or for more information, please... Read more »
MyFabulousDisease.com

Dueling Videos: Oprah in 1987 and AIDS Activism in 2010

...is the Oprah piece showing her return to the community (her site also has a follow-up with the town's angriest man , Jerry Waters, who is older but not much wiser). Then watch a public service video, produced as part of the recent United... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

...influenza caused by exposure to influenza-contaminated drinking water. Can 2009 H1N1 flu virus be spread through water in swimming pools, spas, water parks, interactive fountains, and other treated recreational water venues? Influenza viruses... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...might forget to use protection during sex. If you use someone else's equipment (needles, syringes, cookers, cotton or rinse water) you can get infected by tiny amounts of blood. The best way to avoid infection is to not use drugs. If you use... Read more »