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Can You Get AIDS In Water

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Experts Discuss Inclusion of HIV/AIDS, Water and Sanitation in Post-2015 Development Agenda

"As a U.N. high-level panel completes worldwide consultations to pick development goals for 2015 and beyond, PlusNews consulted experts to see how HIV/AIDS might fit into this new agenda," according the news service. A draft report prepared for the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ethiopians Trade Holy Water for AIDS Drugs

Ethiopia is slowly embracing antiretrovirals (ARVs) to treat HIV/AIDS, following years in which superstitious views of the disease dominated, and affected people often shunned drugs in favor of holy water as a curative. In Ethiopia, Orthodox... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS Educators in Indonesia Forced to "Water Down" Prevention Messages Due to Objections From Islamic Fundamentalist Groups, WSJ Reports

AIDS educators in Indonesia "find it increasingly necessary to water down" their HIV/AIDS prevention messages because of objections from the country's "small but increasingly outspoken" Islamic fundamentalist groups, the Wall Street Journal ... Read more »
Ask the Experts

stepped in twelve-hour old sewage water-whats possibility of AIds

Maybe I'm paranoid, but I need to know the stats or chances of one contracting HIV or Hepatitis or any other serious diseases by accidently, but quickly stepping in twelve-hour old backed-up sewage water twice in socks. Although it was a short...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello OCD and worrying constantly,OK, I'll answer your question, but first, you have to answer one for me, OK? You stepped in 12-hour old backup sewage water in your socks, right? OK, I understand how that might happen once, but twice? You did... Read more »

HIV from bath water (BATH WATER, 2010)

Dear Dr- I emailed you before but you never answered my question so I thought I might try again. I understand that hiv is not transmitted in things such as a jacuzzi or a lake. I met a guy I know a little and took a bath with him in plain look...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk from your rub-a-dub-dub-two-studs-in-a-tub is nonexistent. I'll reprint below some other bathwater questions from the archives.Dr. BobBath water Mar 12, 2005Hi, what is the risk of contracting HIV by sharing the... Read more »

HIV from drinking blood from a water fountain?

Is it possible to get HIV from accidentally drinking blood from a water fountain?...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.
I'm sorry. I'm not qualified to answer medical questions. My field is benefits and workplace issues.... Read more »

Semen mixed with water

I just took a bath after my brother. He always says aids in jokes and one time i said he looked weak and he said he has aids for a joke. Im suspecting he has aids. Now i took a bath after him after like, 20 minutes and i think he masturbates when he...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
No, you can not get HIV from semen in bath water. This has to do with inoculum. There needs to be enough virus in enough concentration entering into the body to risk infection. Any semen would be diluted in all that water. I just don't see it.... Read more »
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Can you get hiv if some vaginal fluid got mixed in a water bottle and you drank it.

Posted by AZT, 4 Replies
I mean would you be able to taste it, and if you couldn't is there any chance of getting hiv from it? Read more »

The Miracle which I need as water

Posted by Leon88, 3 Replies
hey people, I am 24 years old bisexual guy. I have a boyfriend since September 10, 2012... We had really interesting and different relationship and that's why I've decided to have unprotected sex with him. I was bottom only two times with him and... Read more »

How long does HIV survive in cold water?

Posted by jacob123, 2 Replies
So i was playing basketball, and i drank from this random guy's water bottle( cold water). What are the chances of catching any sort of HIV? Read more »

Dirty Toilet Rim Water in Eye

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was recently went to a unisex toilet, and somehow managed to have some water splash from the rim into my eye. The rim was pretty dirty but didn't have any noticeable blood, but it could have had other body fluids on it. What is the risk here? I... Read more »