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Flu Season and Living With HIV

...all good choices. To relieve fever, body aches and headache, taking acetaminophen or ibuprofen helps. Sponging your body with lukewarm water can also help reduce fever. For a stuffy nose, breathing moist air from a hot shower can help. Using a decongestant or nasal spray with phenylephrine in it can help clear or dry up a stuffy nose. If your nasal drainage is thick, the ingredient guaifenesin may help keep it thin. Antihistamines...
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Masterbating in the shower!?!?! HIV!?!

Hello, Im wondering, i been masterbating for a while now and im curious, can you give HIV to yourself and family members if you masterbate in the shower? When i masterbate in the shower i clean the tub after so no spunk is left. i have been...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...die yetResponse from Dr. FrascinoHello,You've been "master bathing"??? Hmm . . . would that be in contrast to "inexperienced showering"???And you "do not want to die yet"??? So perhaps you'll be ready to kick the bucket, say next Tuesday... Read more »

Absolutely Stupid Father and Husband (SALIVA, SWEAT, URINE) (WATERSPORTS)(HIV BASICS)

Dr. Frascino, thank you for all you do. I have a question and I am hoping that you will answer. I had protected oral receptive sex with an HIV+ friend. I am male. To my knowledge the rubber stayed intact but my worry is of the following. I had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Response from Dr. Frascino Hello Robert, A Romanian dominatrix? Hmmm . . . how exotic and erotic is that?!? Regarding your golden shower splish-splash, you can relax. Urine that does not contain visible blood is considered to be sterile and... 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
...Response from Dr. Frascino Hello Robert, A Romanian dominatrix? Hmmm . . . how exotic and erotic is that?!? Regarding your golden shower splish-splash, you can relax. Urine that does not contain visible blood is considered to be sterile and... Read more »

Showering and Baths

I just got diagnosed positive. With all that going on, i'm researching alot of concerns. One question is if I shower in the same bathtub as where my 4 year old son takes his nightly baths is there a danger to him being infected? Like when I shave in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...contact, such as sharing eating utensils or bathroom facilities or through hugging or kissing. The HIV risk of your sharing a shower or bathtub with your four-year-old son is completely nonexistent.Dr. Bob Read more »
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The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...transmitted by casual contact such as: Being a friend to someone who is HIV positive Hugs Dancing Sharing food or drinks Using a shower, bath, or bed used by an HIV-positive person Kissing (between people with no significant dental... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...or passing HIV by casual contact. Remember, HIV is not transmitted by: Hugs Dancing Sharing food or drinks Using a shower, bath, or bed used by an HIV-positive person Kissing (between people with no significant dental problems) ... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...is known as acute infection or primary infection ), your immune system tries to mount a defense. That defense can cause many people to develop symptoms that usually go away after a few days. Here's the catch: Those symptoms, when they do occur... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

...safe and effective for those purposes. Regular medicine does not have a cure for HIV. Because it is a serious illness, many people with HIV disease are willing to try almost anything to get healthy. Some unproven treatments may be harmless, but... Read more »
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woops

Posted by relyt, 3 Replies
...as much do to my guilt as anything I fear I will get aids. I have no prob getting a test but it is my understanding that it HIV can lay dormant for several months. Is this true? scared to death Read more »

my brother has hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...ok heres the thing my brother found out he has hiv about a yr ago he says he knows where he got it but i dont think he does the thing is other than sleeping around way too much Read more »

shower stalls and hot tbs

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Has there been a study to see if people have gotten infected from shower stalls or hot tubs ? Read more »

Shower guy is back

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...really came late(after 11 weeks of experiencing what I think is ARS) By the way, my risk is extremely low risk as most of the people on this board knows. Anyway, I will be getting another test soon so wish me luck, The rash really freaked me... Read more »