Can You Wash Hiv Off With Soap

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Hand Washing and Infection

Thanks very much for the good work you are doing on this planet.Now to my question,my wife of 5 years is hiv positive and i am negative.We found out of her status january this year.All the test I have done so far are negative.Since my wife was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...remote it's essentially nonexistent. If you're worried, use a tissue.2.No.3.No.4.HIV does not live long outside the body. Hand washing is always a good idea.5.No.6.Yes, I would suggest she continue.Dr. Bob Read more »

Washing genital organs after unsafe sex

I had an unprotected sex with a lady a week ago. She has just tested positive to HIV test. I washed... Read more »

Am I At Risk? I urinated and washed...

Hello Doctor.I was recently on vacation and I hooked up with a guy that said he is HIV neg. I had... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Post-Sex Washing Doesn’t Lower HIV Risk, Study Says

... Researchers who had hoped post-sex washing of the penis might confer circumcision-like protection against HIV infection were disappointed by a study presented today at Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Safer Injection Guidelines That Can Reduce Health Risks Including Getting Infected With HIV or Hep

...down on a dirty surface -- such as a tabletop that has (or may have had) blood on it -- as you could contaminate your syringe. Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water before using your fingers to find a vein, or even to pick up a piece of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washing Penis Soon After Sex Increases Risk of HIV Among Uncircumcised Men, Study Says

... Washing the penis minutes after sex might increase the risk of HIV infection among uncircumcised men, according to a study funded by Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

...importantly these items should not be shared without washing thoroughly first.Linens (such as bed sheets and towels) should be washed by using household laundry soap and tumbled dry on a hot setting. Individuals should avoid "hugging" laundry... Read more »
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