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Can You Get Hiv From Touching In Steam Room

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steam room masturbation

Dear Doctor, I know you are very busy and get millions of questions but I am taking alot of strain over this and need to try and put my mind at rest. I am bisexual I think although I have never done anything with a guy.I was just in the gym today...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Four guys were masturbating each other opposite you in the steam room??? Hmm . . . and what makes you think it's "quite a gay gym"???? So you decided to burp your nephew as well, but no one touched you (other than Mr. Palm and his... Read more »

Cut on hand in steam room

Ryan,You're responses really seem to balance information and kindness. Great forum.About two... Read more »

HIV survival outside body in steam room

Doctor,I was in a steam room at a bath house and had a cut on my foot. I am now concerned that I... Read more »
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AIDS Survival Project

Sharing, Caring and Touching Lives -- Atlanta AIDS Education Organization "Positive PEACHES"

It is my pleasure to spotlight a wonderful organization called, Positive PEACHES, Inc. The mission of Positive PEACHES, Inc. is to reduce the number of cases of HIV/AIDS by implementing educational strategies for the prevention of HIV/AIDS, and to... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Healing Touch and Melting Stress

Illustration by Carol-Anne Pedneault From the hug that comforts a crying child to the hand that steadies the shoulder of an anxious friend, touch can be a powerful tonic. As a long-term survivor of 24 years and counting, I am constantly... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: 226 Told to Have HIV, Hepatitis C Tests

A former health care worker who was present in the operating room during 226 neurosurgeries has tested positive for HIV and hepatitis C, prompting Alberta Health Services (AHS) to screen possibly affected patients. The staffer worked in Edmonton... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Only 10% of Patients Referred for HIV Testing by Emergency Rooms Undergo Test, Study Says

Only about 10% of people referred for HIV testing by emergency room personnel ever go to clinics to obtain the testing, according to a study published in the January issue of the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes , Reuters Health ... Read more »
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Tripped over inside gay sauna room and got wounded

Posted by rockyrocky, 1 Reply
Hello, a little paranoid here.

I went to a gay sauna and while entering the steam room I tripped over and my knee was wounded. I would describe the wound as something what kids typically get when running too fast and careless. The wound was not deep... Read more »

AIDS research losing its steam

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Almost twenty years and still no cure or effective treatment (most are too toxic). I think there needs to be a new approach to this mess. What do you think?

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chat rooms for negative partners?

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
Hi
I'm new here, my husband was diagnosed 8 weeks ago. I'm negative. He was infected before we were married but didn't know. I would really like to chat with people in a similar situation. Does anyone know of a chat room for HIV affected partners. We... Read more »

HIV Dating, HIV Community, HIV Positive Dating, Meet people with HIV, HIV chatting room

Posted by JoJo1234
More and more HIV dating site are created and I recommend HIVromances.com since it own about 730,000 users now. Most of them are verified. It is totally anonymous and free to join Read more »