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Can You Get Hiv From A Community Pool

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Botswana's HIV Prevalence Reducing Country's Blood Donor Pool, Red Cross Official Says

Botswana's high HIV prevalence has reduced the country's pool of blood donors while also increasing the need for blood services in the country, Nomsa Mbere, president of the Botswana Red Cross Society, said Saturday on World Blood Donor Day ,... Read more »
AIDS Treatment Activists Coalition

Open to the Community and Community Workers: AIDS Treatment Activist Educational Bootcamp to be Held in Atlanta on Dec. 7 and 8

The AIDS Treatment Activists Coalition (ATAC), an all volunteer non-profit national group that mentors and trains community activists around the country, will be providing a free one and a half day session to train Atlanta's community on important... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Testing, Gay Community Involvement and Internet Use: Social and Behavioral Correlates of HIV Testing Among Australian Men Who Have Sex With Men

Among MSM in Australia, "a significant minority" have never undergone HIV testing, while many others do not test as often as recommended. The researchers used data from 1,770 HIV-negative and untested MSM collected in a national online survey to... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Microbicide delay for greater vaccine test pool? (MICROBICIDES, 2009)

I recently heard a Policy Director of an ASO say that introduction of microbocides to the public will be delayed because the use of microbicides would mean fewer trial patients for a vaccine. Is this really true?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Nope! Not true!Dr. BobHope in microbicides (MICROBICIDES, 2009)Jun 9, 2009 What are your thoughts about microbicides? There are some promising products in clinical trials now. How long it will take to have something to use? Response from Dr.... Read more »

No HIV risk from "swimming pool" but still feeling unwell

I was in a swimming pool a few years ago. When I was in the pool, there was a couple in the pool having sex. I have read that you can't get hiv in the pool unless you are having sex. I never had sex or do drugs. I started having headaches,...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,You hit the nail on the head from the beginning: "you can't get hiv in the pool unless you are having sex." You just <b>can't</b>.If you're feeling unwell, it has to be because of... Read more »

hiv from pool ,.......please help

need a little help. My son and I were swimming in our neighborhood pool. While we were in the pool I was talking to a friend and grabbed what I thought was a leaf and began fiddling with it in my hands while we were talking. when I looked down at...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,There is absolutely no risk from the situation you're describing. None. For most all the reasons you mentioned in fact! HIV cannot live outside of the body. Who knows how long that band-aid was lying there. But we know... Read more »
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.Is it safe for an HIV-positive person to go swimming in a pool??? Absolutely, as long as he knows how to swim he should be just fine. Oh, um, that's not what you meant? Yes, of course it's safe for folks like me to swim in a pool with... 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 »

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