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Chances Of Catching HIV From Touching Poop

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV -- not how you
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Dr. Bob -- You gave me the donating Information - Much Appreciated - But you forgot to answer the question I Assked?

Dr. Bob, I am back at my computer. I was wondering what are the chances of getting HIV from Sweat? It is summer now and I am in business where I have to shake peoples hands a lot. I recently come into contact with some people that are HIV+ positive....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and urine do contain HIV, but have not been reported to transmit the disease (apart from two cases involving transmission from fecal matter via cut skin). Mosquitoes, fleas, and other insects do not transmit HIV.If you are sexually active,... Read more »

plumbing and hiv

Dear Doc, I have alot of anxiety right now about being a plumber and not wearing gloves all the time and having cuts on my hands. Does hiv in urine or feces deactivate rapidly in toilet water or does it live for a long period of time. do i have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and urine do contain HIV, but have not been reported to transmit the disease (apart from two cases involving transmission from fecal matter via cut skin). Mosquitoes, fleas, and other insects do not transmit HIV. If you are sexually active,... Read more »

If cum get in my butt do i get HIV/AIDS??

this question was kinda of asked by a guy who anals himself but: i was masturbating today while pooping. and without think i wiped of my sperm and then proceeded to wipe my butt. It it possible for me to get aids? i am just going into hs.Thanks Doc...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...who anals himself . . ."???? Hmm. I never thought of using the word anal as a verb, but OK . . . . ". . . Masturbating while pooping . . ."??? Hmm. Don't you think you might be taking multitasking a bit too far???As for wiping your Mr. Happy and... Read more »

saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get HIV from an infected partners saliva on my anus?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and urine do contain HIV, but have not been reported to transmit the disease (apart from two cases involving transmission from fecal matter via cut skin). Mosquitoes, fleas, and other insects do not transmit HIV. If you are sexually active,... Read more »
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Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of Read more »
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Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

...break down the drug The kidneys remove the drug from the bloodstream The drug is eliminated from the body in urine or feces Sometimes, one drug affects the way another drug is metabolized by speedingup or slowing down the action of... Read more »
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Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...cause dehydration (loss of water and nutrients) and wasting (unintentional weight loss). You have diarrhea if you have watery stools or if you have three or more bowel movements each day. If your diarrhea lasts for more than a few days, contains... Read more »
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Please Help, Confused and scared...

Posted by jrob123, 2 Replies
...mouth, My throat is soar, I am always tired. I yaun 20 times a day, i feel sleepy, I burp all the time. espc after I eat. My stools are always changing, at first it was dhiarea, now they are just soft. When i go to the bathroom and leave stools,... Read more »

HIV Positive?

Posted by shinpai, 2 Replies
...throat just a discomfort that seems to be moving to my chest. Does anyone recognize these symptoms and could they mean that I'm HIV positive after this encounter? The guy and I broke up around the time I started feeling the vaginal irritation... Read more »

Need help

Posted by pos1234, 2 Replies
...pointers on how to meet hetero sexual females even just for chat, i have visited many dating sites for hiv+ but most of them are crap . Read more »

Just a personal thought

Posted by Anonymous
...bugs me are the germs/bacteria that resides on environmental surfaces e.g. toilet sinks, taps, doorknobs etc. I know that the HIV virus does not live well on such surfaces and there has never been a documented case of any person who's gotten HIV... Read more »