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Can You Get Hiv From Mixing Bodily Fluids

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HIV virus survival in bodily fluids outside the body

Hi, I've found various replies on this site ( eg. http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/Workplace/Q47612.html ) that any wet liquid capable of transmitting HIV should be considered as potentionally infectious. I'm not refering to any specific...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I agree with the information in the post. It does not refer to "all bodily fluids," but rather specifically to "blood, semen, vaginal fluids or breast milk." There are some bodily fluids; such as tears, sweat, and urine;... Read more »

Can hiv be transferred from bodily fluids on a persons hand

hello and good day, i had protected sex with an hiv+ woman ,she told me after we complete the act,... Read more »

Can hiv be transferred from bodily fluids from a persons hand

hello and good day, i had protected sex with an hiv+ woman ,she told me after we complete the act,... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Mandatory HIV Testing Should Be Instituted for Public Health, Safety Officials Exposed to Bodily Fluids, Commentary Says

HIV testing should be mandatory in Massachusetts when public health or safety officials are exposed to a person's bodily fluids, Elissa Ely, a psychiatrist in the state, said on Monday in a commentary on NPR's "All Things Considered " (Ely, "All... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Court-Ordered HIV Test Requires Exchange of Bodily Fluids

A man who was convicted of lewd and lascivious conduct with a child under the age of 14 might be able to avoid HIV testing, according to an appeals court decision. According to a decision by the California Court of Appeals, 5th Appellate District,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nebraska Lawmakers Advance Bodily Fluids Bill

In a 35-5 vote, lawmakers in Nebraska this week gave first-round approval to a bill creating specific criminal penalties for anyone who strikes a peace office -- including jail personnel, probation officers, and others -- with a bodily fluid. The... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Wyoming Senate Committee Recommends Approval of Bill Making Discharging Bodily Substances on Police Officers Felonies

The Wyoming Senate Minerals, Business and Economic Development Committee on Wednesday recommended that the full state Senate approve a bill that would charge with a felony individuals who spit, urinate, defecate, ejaculate or discharge any other... Read more »
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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 »

Once the fluid containing HIV dries, is it dead?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Once vaginal secretion dry, would the HIV in them die? And how long would HIV live if it were into underwear? Would it die once soaked in? Read more »

HIV Rapid Oral Fluid Test Accuracy.

Posted by Baily, 1 Reply
Does anyone know about HIV rapid oral fluid test's accuracy. I have been reading mixed reviews that the rapid oral test has a history of false negitives and does not preform as what the manufactor claims >99%.

I tested with an oral fluid test at... Read more »

Mixed status relationship

Posted by jmejst, 10 Replies
Is there anyone else out there in a serodiscordant relationship? I have been in one for about a year now and really would like someone to talk to about issues that come up. Thanks! Read more »