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Can You Get Hiv From A Steam Room

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HIV survival outside body in steam room

Doctor,I was in a steam room at a bath house and had a cut on my foot. I am now concerned that I may have stepped in semen on the floor. (I did not see it but it was slippery). Do you think that there is significant survival of HIV in this kind...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You think the inside of your body closely resembles a bath house's wet warm steam room full of spunk freshly spurted from glistening muscle-bound jock studs? Those are just visions in your sex-crazed mind, not at all similar to your... Read more »

steam room= a + or - ?

After working out at my gym I sometimes head to the steam rm to relax, cleanse my pores, etc.Does... Read more »

steam room masturbation

Dear Doctor, I know you are very busy and get millions of questions but I am taking alot of strain... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: 226 Told to Have HIV, Hepatitis C Tests

A former health care worker who was present in the operating room during 226 neurosurgeries has tested positive for HIV and hepatitis C, prompting Alberta Health Services (AHS) to screen possibly affected patients. The staffer worked in Edmonton... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Only 10% of Patients Referred for HIV Testing by Emergency Rooms Undergo Test, Study Says

Only about 10% of people referred for HIV testing by emergency room personnel ever go to clinics to obtain the testing, according to a study published in the January issue of the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes , Reuters Health ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: Allegheny General Hospital Refines Emergency Room HIV Screening Program

Allegheny General Hospital has initiated a routine HIV screening program for most patients in its emergency department. AGH partnered with the Pennsylvania Expanded HIV Testing Initiative (PEHTI), part of CDC-funded national efforts to identify... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York Church Buildings Ban Sex Ed or HIV/AIDS Classes for Schools Renting Rooms

In New York, churches ban the teaching of any course on sex education or HIV/AIDS prevention in any church-owned building. However, New York state law mandates the teaching of sex education classes and, since 1987, the state decided that every... Read more »
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Tripped over inside gay sauna room and got wounded

Posted by rockyrocky, 1 Reply
Hello, a little paranoid here.

I went to a gay sauna and while entering the steam room I tripped over and my knee was wounded. I would describe the wound as something what kids typically get when running too fast and careless. The wound was not deep... Read more »

AIDS research losing its steam

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Almost twenty years and still no cure or effective treatment (most are too toxic). I think there needs to be a new approach to this mess. What do you think?

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HIV Dating, HIV Community, HIV Positive Dating, Meet people with HIV, HIV chatting room

Posted by JoJo1234
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HIV Dating, HIV Community, HIV Positive Dating, Meet people with HIV, HIV chatting room

Posted by Hneedlove
More and more HIV dating sites are created and I recommend PositiveSingles.com since it own about 730,000 users now. Most of them are verified. It is totally anonymous and free to join.

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