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Can You Get HIV From Pool Water

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HOW WELL DOES THE HIV VIRUS TRANSMIT AT SWIMMING POOL?

Hi Dr Bob I have one quick question regarding how well does the HIV virus survive in chlorine water. I went to the indoor swimming pool other day and I didn't notice this when I walked in but there was blood on the ground foot print maybe...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The only way you could contract HIV in that pool would be by having unsafe sex with an HIV-positive hunky lifeguard.Dr. Bob... Read more »

"the blood pool" workplace HIV exposure

Hi Doc, you are truly the best. Keep up the great work.I keep trying to convince a friend that... Read more »

HIV Transmition via mouth and private pool

Dear doctor I was reading 10 common fears about HIV in this website, according to the part sharing... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Nevada Man Files Complaint After Mobile Home Park Prohibits Him From Using Pool

An HIV-positive Nevada man has filed a complaint with the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development against Carefree Country Mobile Home Park in Clark County, Nev., where he lives, after the park earlier this year sent him a letter saying... Read more »
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AIDS Activists Plan "Family Reunion" at Alabama RV Park That Banned HIV-Positive 2-Year-Old From Pool

The Campaign to End AIDS (www.C2EA.org ) is holding a "family reunion" at the Wales West RV Resort in Silver Hill, Alabama, on Labor Day, Monday, September 3, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The group expects more than 150 people to attend the event,... Read more »
Body Positive

Dangerous Liaisons: Rape and HIV

Pink flowers floating the pool, blossoms opening in love. In a ritual for women of the Yucatan Peninsula in Central America, a hollow is made in the earth and a woman bathes there naked in water up to her breasts. Other women cover the surface of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Roche Adds HIV Blindness Drug to Patent Pool, Cutting Price in Developing Countries

On August 5, drug manufacturer Roche agreed to lower the price and pool intellectual property rights on its oral drug valganciclovir, which is used to treat cytomegalovirus (CMV), making the drug potentially up to 90 percent cheaper in 138... Read more »
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blood at swimming pool

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Someone had cut himself at the swimming pool and there were bloody footsteps on the floor (fresh blood). I think I accidentally stepped on the blood (I was bare-footed). Is this a possible way of infection? I didn't see any big cuts in my feet. 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 »

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 »

HIV in water

Posted by Wantanswer, 1 Reply
My hand was of fresh cum from my roommate after I picked up his cum fill tissue. So I rinse it off on the bath bucket. When I was taking the shower, I accidentally use the water from the bath bucket that I just use to wash my hand to wash myself. I... Read more »