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Can You Get HIV From Showering

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Can you get HIV from dorm showers?

Is it possible to contract HIV from not wearing shower shoes in public dorm showers? If so, how great is the risk?...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
There are many things you can get from a dorm shower, including athletes foot and a deep appreciation for your parent's home, but HIV is not one of them. DW... Read more »

am i at risk of hiv by masturbating in shower (CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV OR STD, 2010)

i usually masturbate in the shower and one day i noticed my own semen had entered a cut on my... Read more »

hiv from possible blood in shower and gym locker key

I am very nervous about my possible exposure. I was at the gym, going for shower with no shoes on... Read more »
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Hot Topics: HIV Docs and "Dirty Words"; Managing Bloating; Golden Shower Risk; and More

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Personal Perspective: HIV- UB2?

"Are you clean?" I looked down at the guy who was asking me this. As opposed to what, I wondered. Dirty? Well, I did take a shower before I left the house. So, yeah, I was clean. You see, I had been talking to this guy on a phone sex line (this... Read more »
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The Stupid Question: "Are You Clean?"

Credit: The Stigma Project . I took a shower this morning. I am clean. I might work out at the gym later, or maybe the trash bag will break on the way outside and I will scoop up coffee grounds and put them back into the bag. I will then be... Read more »
Body Positive

Hair and Life

It was a strange sensation. I was standing in the shower, warm water pouring over my body, as I reached for the shampoo. A quick squeeze of the bottle, a little lather, and in my hand a clump of hair the size of a shaving brush. There was no way... Read more »
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shower stalls and hot tbs

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Has there been a study to see if people have gotten infected from shower stalls or hot tubs ?

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Shower guy is back

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi there, I'm back with OCD going full swing. After getting my negative at 87 days. To be exact, a day after, I got a rash all over my trunk, arms , hands and some in the thighs which was a fine pink rash which eventually joined together to form one... Read more »

Shower guy extremely worried

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I've tested negative at 3 months. Risk is very low, possible vaginal secretions in a flesh wound. Been having tons of symptoms sice week one but what freaked me out the most was a rash a day after getting my 3 month negative. It was a really bad... Read more »

Once again, Shower guy says bye

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I just got my test results once again and it is negative. It is now 4 months and at least 3 weeks since the rash. So I have to say that's it and I have to say goodbye to this board. Just for your info, my symptoms started at week 1 with a swollen... Read more »