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Can You Get Hiv From Toilets

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hiv on toilet paper

Hi thereI have recently become worried that I may have been infected with hiv after using toilet paper in a public restroom that I had blown my nose with, I noticed there was a wet patch on the tissue that had touched near my mouth, and I was...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
No, you can't be infected in this way. Read more »

can you get hiv from vaginal discharge left on toilet seat

I have ocd about hiv,etc. my mom is staying at my house and wipes from back to front. if she left... Read more »

a toilet paper with blood can I get Hiv

Hi I went t Wal-mart bathroom and I put 3 toilet covers went to the Bathroom and then I saw a... Read more »
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Could I catch HIV from sharing infected toilet pap

Posted by blackwinterday, 1 Reply
...the roll. When I got home, the fear was gradually getting controlled over me. I have been worried over the risk of catching HIV from using that toilet paper. I am afraid that someone who used the roll before me may have pour infected blood... Read more »

HIV from blood on Toilet paper?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Hi, if somebody that had hiv spilled a bit of their blood onto toilet paper, and then a minute later i used the toilet paper to wipe my vagina....would that Read more »

Toilet Safety/Open Wounds

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...My son is coming to see us. He has HIV and Chrohns disease and has blood in his stool, my wife has bleeding hemroids and I have had a boil near my butt lanced and Read more »

Toilet concerns:

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have a few questions about HIV transmission. if there was menstrual blood in a toilet, and it splashed up on your rectum or vagina, is it possible to get infected? Read more »