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Do People Catch AIDS From Touching Urine

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...an HIV-positive woman unprotected oral sex (if you're providing the mouth; this is a much lower risk than the others) That's it. For any other type of activity -- kissing someone with HIV, sharing food or drinks with them, touching something an HIV-positive person touched -- there's basically no chance that whatever you did resulted in you getting HIV. If you're curious about whether specific sexual acts are riskier than others, check out...
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Cure for HIV/AIDS ....Ambush

Why does the scientific community REFUSE from investigating the idea that Ambush cures AIDS?THE CURE for HIV/AIDS.......AMBUSHTHE IDEA that AMBUSH cures AIDSis being proven by the more than 400 individuals who have taken a dose of 60 ml three times...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...pseudo-science. There are far too many quacks and whackos out there with outlandish claims for me to debunk each and every one individually. Basically, if an AIDS cure sounds too good to be true, chances are it is. Most don't pass the sniff test.... 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
...shared some food with a person I had only know for a day. Secondly, thus may be a silly question, but can HIV be transmitted by touching a steering wheel (hands get sweaty) then touching your willy? Thanks a lot! Response from Dr. Frascino Hello,... 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
...below 200 cells per cubic millimeter of blood. Also called the T-cell count, the CD4 count ranges from 450 to 1200 in healthy individuals. In some people, the T-cell decline and opportunistic infections that signal AIDS develop soon after... 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
...shared some food with a person I had only know for a day. Secondly, thus may be a silly question, but can HIV be transmitted by touching a steering wheel (hands get sweaty) then touching your willy? Thanks a lot! Response from Dr. Frascino Hello,... Read more »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...herpes should follow a few simple steps to avoid spreading the infection to other places on their body or other people. Avoid touching the infected area during an outbreak, and wash your hands after contact with that area. Do not have sexual... Read more »
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Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

...urine; or after contact with objects that they've touched such as cups, pacifiers, utensils, toys and diapers. Refraining from touching your eyes, nose and mouth in these situations is important, as well as not sharing food or drinks with them.... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...sex. It is not a good idea to set the barrier aside and use it again because it's too easy to flip it over and forget what side touched the vagina or anus. Dental dams are not as readily available as plastic wrap. They can be bought from medical... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...rarely have access to a person's bloodstream. However, anyone handling blood, semen or vaginal fluids should be careful to avoid touching them with broken skin or getting them into mucous membranes (such as those around the eye). Spills of blood... Read more »
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Possible HIV transmission/infection ???

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...parts when I went in. I occupied the adjacent urinal and was just about to ease myself when he suddenly extended his hand and touched the crotch area of my still-zipped jeans and hurriedly left the scene. I was disgusted by his act that I... Read more »

Just a personal thought

Posted by Anonymous
...virus does not live well on such surfaces and there has never been a documented case of any person who's gotten HIV through touching it. I got a few scenarios which I hope you people would be kind enough to help me with. 1) Toilet taps - I had a... Read more »

Need your help...thanks!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...would be kind enough to help me with. 1) Toilet taps - I had a bleeding thumb the other day and I was washing it when my wound touched the tap. 2) Urinals - I was urinating at the urinal when my privates touched the urinal surface. 3) Doorknobs... Read more »

touch the body fluid?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...the house and the bathroom. There was some stain (not sure blood or urine or some other stuff) on one toilet. I cleaned it and touched it without any protections, ex. gloves. One or two minutes later, I washed my hands with water and soap... Read more »