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Can You Pass Hiv Through Toilet Seats

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Toilet Seats

I know this question has been answered but please respond. The other day I was not thinking and I sat down on the toilet seat in the restroom, I did not put anything down on the seat before I sat down. Totally freaked myself out about thirty minutes...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
HIV is not transmitted through contact with toilet seats or other objects in your day-to-day environment. Transmission of HIV is only possible if HIV infected FLUIDS (blood, semen, vaginal secretions) come into contact with MUCOUS MEMBRANES (the... Read more »

Menstrual blood on toilet seat

Hi I went to the toilet at work and realised after wiping myself then getting of the toilet seat... Read more »

URGENT - 4 YEAR OLD - PENIS - TOILET SEAT

Hello,I hope that you can respond to my email at the shortest delay.My son and I were using a... Read more »
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HIV toilet seat blood?

Posted by tubbyone1, 1 Reply
I went to the public library restroom today & saw some blood on the toilet seat. I wiped it off with tissue paper, then sat anddid my business. i didn't see any blood left over, but after i got up, i saw some blood on the inner side of the seat.... Read more »

Cut on finger and toilet seat

Posted by xtreme, 1 Reply
thanks for the responses! Much appreciated! Another 2 questions regarding HIV transmission -

1. I had a cut on my finger where I was fingering my girlfriend - does this pose as a risk for HIV for her to get infected if I had the virus or me getting... 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 is opened to drain. Since we all have something bleeding going on what precautions... Read more »

Vagina touched toilet

Posted by Lyndsay1, 3 Replies
i was out drunk and went to the toilet and went to sit down and my vagina touched the toilet seat. I'm terrified i might have caught hep c or hiv. Help. Ps i have high anxiety and ocd which doesn't help

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