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Can You Get HIV From Indirect Contact

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Ask the Experts

effective indirect transmission

Dr. Bob,Is it possible to give someone HIV if you had pre-cum on your hands, touched another object, and they then touched it later on? I was masturbating earlier and I didnt fully ejaculate, but had minute amounts of pre-cum. I didn't wash my hands...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,A full 27 years into the HIV/AIDS pandemic, it's always shocking to see how much people still don't know about HIV transmission! I'm certainly not blaming you, Read more »

Because you are honest

I am asking you because I know you will not sugar coat it!!! I know I can not get HIV from casual... Read more »

Jaundice

Hi,I started treatment jus a little over a week ago. My meds are: Reyataz, truvada and norvivir... Read more »
Articles
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 »
Test Positive Aware Network

Reyataz

...and at least 10 hours after Pepcid, Zantac, or Axid. Reyataz should be taken two hours before or one hour after antacids (Rolaids, Tums, and Mylanta). Do not take with rifampin, Camptosar (irinotecan), Versed (midazolam), Halcion, ergot... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

... Background The acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) was first recognized in 1981 and has since become a major worldwide pandemic. AIDS is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Youth

...states with long-term, confidential name-based HIV reporting, 62% of the 17,824 persons 13-24 years of age given a diagnoses of HIV/AIDS were males, and 38% were females. Age of Persons With HIV Infection or AIDS Diagnosed During 2004 ... Read more »
Connect With Others

Can I catch HIV this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I am really worried about an incident that happened 10 months ago and am freaking out over whether I could have caught HIV infection. I was using a public bathroom and by accident the crotch of my underwear touched the toilet seat. I didn't think Read more »

sharing utensils

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...hostility when it comes up, the usual response being that I am rather slow or young, which I am not. I have a loved one who is AIDS positive. I love her very much but still worry about catching HIV through indirect contact. Usually, we are... Read more »

4th Generation HIV Test

Posted by Trophy
...use in mobile testing centers to identify recently infected individuals so that they can be counseled appropriately to find contact persons within the past several months or to immediately direct individuals to appropriate treatment centers.... Read more »

Curious....

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I was wondering, how frequent do women get HIV from other women being how they have indirect contact of each others vaginal fluids? Read more »