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Chances Of Catching AIDS From Urine

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drinking your own urine help fight hiv ???

Hello Dr Robert keep up the great work you,l was tld drinking your own urine every morning boost your cd4 numbers and makes your inmune system stronger ??? is this true ???thank you for your time
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Where did you hear such a wildly insane idea as that? Fox News's Glenn Beck perhaps?Drinking your own urine will neither boost CD4 counts nor improve immune function. But you probably guessed that already, right? Of course you did.Dr. Read more »

HIV from blood tainted urine?

I am a nursing student and I was caring for a patient who may or may not have HIV. This pt had a... Read more »

Chance of HIV in swallowing urine

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HIV and Kidney Disease

...Function? The main job of the kidneys is to filter out waste products. They reabsorb what is needed and remove the waste in urine. The most important waste products are excess sodium and water. Each kidney contains about a million filtering... Read more »
The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...Tests Who Is at Risk for Diabetes? What Problems Can Diabetes Cause? How Are Diabetes and Pre-Diabetes Treated? HIV and Diabetes Taking Care of Yourself What Is Diabetes? Diabetes and pre-diabetes are serious conditions in... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...dehydrated. Symptoms of dehydration include: Thirst, anxiety, weakness, confusion, lightheadedness, fainting Smaller amounts of urine Dry and pale skin Increased heart rate Decreased blood pressure Try to drink before you feel dehydrated.... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Symptoms of Liver Damage Symptoms of liver damage or liver disease include: Pain Enlarged liver Fatigue Nausea Dark urine Clay-colored stool Jaundice (yellowing of the skin, eyes, and mucous membranes) If you have these symptoms you... Read more »
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HIV from Urine Droplets ???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Apr 2000. The other urinal was occupied by another guy. After he has done so (pee), it could be seen that he wanted to rid urine remains by "shaking" his organ. In a careless manner, he shook it fast and hard that some of his urine droplets... Read more »

HIV and urine - please help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...restroom when a drunk kid (I live in a college town) came to the urinal next to me. he was stumbling and when he swayed, his urine hit the edge of the urinal and splashed onto my leg. I felt 4 or 5 drops and immediately washed off the parts of... Read more »

Urine Testing for HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Recently, I accepted a new position with a new company. The company's insurance vendor requires that you take an HIV test via urine sample. If I am positive, I definitely do not want my company's insurance vendor to deny me coverage and then for... Read more »

Urine Testing for HIV

Posted by Anonymous
...Recently, I accepted a new position with a new company. The company's insurance vendor requires that you take an HIV test via urine sample. If I am positive, I definitely do not want my company's insurance vendor to deny me coverage and then... Read more »