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Can You Get Hiv From Feces

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HIV, HEP and Feces

Doctors,Thank you, in advance, for considering my question.I have a high risk sexual encounter 28 weeks ago. The possible exposure was unprotected, insertive anal sex with a man of unknown/suspect HIV status. During the incident, there was a...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...You should direct your questions regarding HIV testing to the HIV forum.As for the hepatitis questions:I would not recheck hepatitis B or C serologies again since you were Read more »

HIV, HEP, and Feces, Part 2

Dr. McGovern,Thanks for responding to my question. Am I correct to assume a liver panel is the... Read more »


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hiv from fingering?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...a few weeks ago I met someone online. we gave eachother oral and fingered eachother. when I fingered him I got some of his feces on my fingers. a few days later i got a mild cold (so did a friend of mine, he drank after me before I got the cold).... Read more »

HIV/HepB Coinfection and test implications

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...continue to have all the symptoms of ARS and more. When I say more, I also noticed a few times ive had very dark urine, and pale faeces, which I have read is a symptom of HepB. My question for anyone knowledgeable out there, is:- Can a Hep B... Read more »

neverending loose feces

Posted by jackass, 2 Replies
...I can't understand why I'm having loose feces for 3 weeks? I just can't put it in a shape!.. my mom had the same problem and her problem started the same day with me.. but Read more »

testing for HIV Aids: urgent pls help!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...on the bed. the fluid must have gotten intach with my penis cuz otherwise i wdnt hav contracted ghonorrea. do you think HIV Aids virus can be that 'sly' as the ghonorrea virus have prooved to be? but for sure i din get back i.e din have sex... Read more »