Can You Get Hiv From Someone In A Pool

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Hi Dr Bob I have one quick question regarding how well does the HIV virus survive in chlorine water. I went to the indoor swimming pool other day and I didn't notice this when I walked in but there was blood on the ground foot print maybe someone...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,The only way you could contract HIV in that pool would be by having unsafe sex with an HIV-positive hunky lifeguard.Dr. Bob Read more »

"the blood pool" workplace HIV exposure

Hi Doc, you are truly the best. Keep up the great work.I keep trying to convince a friend that... Read more »

hemroids and swimming in the pool

Hi!To make long story short, can you contract HIV through hemroid ( outside the anus )that is... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

UNITAID to Launch Patent Pool for HIV/AIDS Drugs by Mid-2010

... The international drug procurement agency UNITAID on Monday unveiled plans to create a patent pool for HIV/AIDS medications to help increase access to generic versions of newer drugs at lower prices for low- and middle-income countries, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Blog: The Prospect of an HIV Patent Pool

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

Forbes Examines Ongoing Discussions Over HIV/AIDS Drugs Patent Pools

... Forbes examines the ongoing discussions between aid groups and drug manufacturers over the formation of an HIV/AIDS drugs patent pool to help drive down costs for developing countries. "The concept is for drug manufacturers like Merck 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 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). Read more »

hiv viral load

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...every person testing negative for antibodies at its sexually transmitted infection clinics to viral load testing through a blood pooling system. In a May 2005 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, Christopher Pilcher and his colleagues,... Read more »

Disclosure and Rejection

Posted by moonstarchild, 7 Replies
...ago of AIDS. I have been positive for 2 years now. My anniversary was feb 10. I always thought that we would travel this HIV journey togther and that I would not have to go it alone. Since he passed away I just figured that I would not have... Read more »

I get my results at 10:30

Posted by Anonymous
...i get my 5 month test results at 10:30 Remember, im the one who put my penis in a girl unprotected for about 3 seconds in a pool. The HIV doc told me that my risk is small. Do you feel the same and should I get tested at 6 months??? Read more »