Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Do People Catch HIV From Sharing A Shower

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Get the Facts
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...subject for parents, guardians, and caregivers to discuss with their children. However it is important that all families have this discussion. Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that young people between the ages of 15 to 24 account for approximately half of all new HIV infections in the world, and represent almost a third of the total global population living with HIV. These alarming statistics remind...
Ask the Experts

Sharing the same towel after shower

Dear Doctor,How are you? Thank you very much for answering all the questions for us. I am a 34 years old male. I had one lady roomate one month ago. One day, I took the shower right after her. I used the same towel she has used. After drying of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, Read more »

Want to share this video on HIV and AIDS research (AIDS DENIALISTS, 2010)

I Doctor. I watched this video and wanted to pass it on to you so if you ever get the time to watch it, perhaps you can give your opinions on it. This research Virologist I believe is his expert field in the 1980-90's, suggested then that HIV exists...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...of people who have tested positive and then reversed their status back to negative? How do you explain that an HIV positive persons cd4 count gets higher and the viral load is undetectable after being positive for 15 years on NO medication? Is it... Read more »

HIV positive, worried about HCV and HBV!

Hello DoctorPlease can you help me, i'm increasing worried about a couple of things. I am HIV positive and doing extremley well on medication, undectable viral load and CD4 of 500. The thing is i am worried about catching HBV or HCV on top of the...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...risk is low. I would still try to use your own razors - and to decrease your anxiety, I would simply get a plastic box for your shower stuff for you to take in and out of the shower. This way you will be more reassured about your own... 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
...great place to learn about HIV/AIDS.To address your specific question, HIV is not an easy virus to acquire or pass from one person to another. It is not transmitted through food or air (coughing, sneezing, etc.). With over a quarter of a century... Read more »
Articles
Women Alive

Living Longer and Healthier with HIV: Three HIV-Positive People Share Their Advice

...technical presentations by researchers and doctors, I findthat people who are living with HIV are always more direct, insightful andpersonal, while providing useful advice for dealing with HIV. Meet the Experts Moderated by Tam McAulay of... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...Mother-to-Child Transmission Rare Types of Transmission How HIV Is, and Is Not, Transmitted How HIV Spreads Many people still misunderstand how HIV is passed from one person to another. Knowing the basics helps you avoid getting the... Read more »
Project Inform

Flu Season and Living With HIV

...You Get the Flu? The flu virus is highly contagious, which means it's easy to get from someone else. The virus is passed from person to person by breathing in droplets that contain the virus from the air. Other ways include having direct contact... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Groups Allege Calif. Agency Shared HIV Patient Data

...said the foundation sought to recruit clients for a statewide outreach, education, and case management program for low-income people with HIV under a contract it has with the state. But ACLU staff attorney Elizabeth Gill said California... Read more »
Connect With Others

Sharing my status with a HIV- person

Posted by LadyReign
...HIV, but was waiting for the right moment. Even though we planned to have safe sex I think it is very important to tell the person you're having sex with your status. I know it's hard but it works for me, it makes me feel very good to be that... Read more »

Important: Share YOUR take on Living With HIV.

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 1 Reply
... Hi, There are a lot of people out there today spreading the idea that living with HIV is now just "a piece of cake", "no worse than living with diabetes", Read more »

Important: share your take on Living With HIV

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 1 Reply
... Hi, There are a lot of people out there today spreading the idea that living with HIV is now just "a piece of cake", "no worse than living with diabetes", Read more »

Important: Share YOUR take on Living With HIV.

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 2 Replies
... Hi, There are a lot of people out there today spreading the idea that living with HIV is now just "a piece of cake", "no worse than living with diabetes", Read more »