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Can You Get AIDS From Urine

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Aids and Urine

Can the HIV virus be contracted through urine; urine in contact with saliva or urine in contact with blood. For example, let say I finger a woman and I happen to have a small cut on my finger (hangnail) and I come into contact with some urine in her...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
HIV is not transmitted through contact with urine. Please see my recent response to <a href="http://thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Current/Q134792.html" target=_new>Watersports...</a> for an answer to your question.RMK... Read more »

Can I ge AIDS touching someones urinal?

I work In a hospital doing food service. I'm not suppose to touch urinals or anything like... Read more »

POSITIVE URINE TEST

Is there any known HIV/AIDS medication that can drop you positive for TCH, I think I heard that... Read more »
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changes in urine...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
after my encounter I noticed a drastic change in my urine.It started looking dark and frothy.I know i need to get this checked out,but i was just wondering is this ever a sign of HIV infection? Read more »

Urine Testing for HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello, I need your help. I may be positive for HIV (waiting on results). 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... Read more »

Urine Testing for HIV

Posted by Anonymous
Hello, I need your help. I may be positive for HIV (waiting on results). 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... Read more »

Urine Tests

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,
I took a Urine Test for HIV at 8 months. First off, how accurate is a urine test for HIV and by the way, I tested negative for antibodies. Is this a good sign?

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