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Can You Get Hiv From Someone In A Pool

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Ask the Experts
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 »

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... 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... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Blog: The Prospect of an HIV Patent Pool

PLoS Medicine 's "Speaking of Medicine " blog reports on a recent meeting that explored the possibility of creating an HIV patent pool. To create a patent pool, the WHO and UNITAID need to "figure out the highest priority essential ARVs, identify... Read more »
Médecins Sans Frontières

Drug Companies Called on to Pool HIV Patents

Send an E-Mail to drug companies asking them to put their drug patents in the pool. Video Why We Need a Patent Pool New York/London -- The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/M├ędecins Sans... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

More Details Emerge About UNITAID's Plan for Patent Pool for HIV/AIDS Drugs

News outlets continued to follow UNITAID's recent announcement to create a patent pool aimed at lowering the cost of HIV/AIDS drugs for low- and middle-income countries. Though UNITAID's board "voted Monday to create a board to run the new patent... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

MSF Calls on Drug Companies to Pool HIV Patents

Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) recently launched an e-mail campaign calling on nine of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies to "release their patents on specific HIV drugs into a collective pool that will increase access and affordability to... 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 »

stepped on used condom in pool

Posted by newuser16, 1 Reply
hi i stepped on a used condom in a swimming pool with cuts on my feet. im worried that i cant sleep at all and i have work in the morning.....what do i do? Read more »

DATING DILEMA

Posted by debtex, 8 Replies
Hi All...

I know what you'r all going to suggest to me... WHY, because I too would suggest it if you asked me.....

I've been separated for almost 3 yrs now... and just starting to get back into the dating pool. (without TOO much detail, I am 35 yrs... Read more »

Viva Las Vegas...

Posted by sadface, 3 Replies
HI all...
Just wanted to let you know I am leaving to go to Vegas tomorrow with the hubby for a long weekend. Looking forward to the break and a cocktail by the pool. If I win millions while I am there I am going to be the person that uses all of my... Read more »