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Do People Catch HIV From Touching Feces

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Can HIV be transmitted through sweat? (SWEAT, 2010)

Hello Dr Robert! I was curious to know if HIV could be transmitted through sweat? I was at club recently having a conversation with a friend who is HIV positive. We speaking very close due to the loud music and during our conversation some of his...
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 »

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... Read more »

plumbing and hiv

Dear Doc, I have alot of anxiety right now about being a plumber and not wearing gloves all the... Read more »
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Jossey-Bass Inc.

How Should I Act Around People with AIDS?

...perceives AIDS as a gay disease. This attitude not only stigmatizes those living with AIDS, it leads to unnecessary risk-taking, poor choices, and the spread of fear and hatred in our society. If you see AIDS as a disease that only touches other... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Older People and HIV

... How Many Older People Have AIDS? Why Are Older People Getting Infected? Is HIV Disease Different for Older People? Is HIV the Same in Older People? Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...diseases including heart disease and Alzheimer's. What Is IRIS? IRIS is a serious condition that can occur shortly after a person starts HIV therapy for the first time. It can also occur in people who restart their meds after a time being... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...years or more without ever developing AIDS. Ten years has been found to be the average amount of time that passes between when a person is infected with HIV and when he or she begins experiencing the symptoms of AIDS. 2. It's what you do ... Read more »
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Just a personal thought

Posted by Anonymous
...urinating at the urinal when my privates touched the urinal surface. 3) Doorknobs - Some fella did not wash his hands after poo-ing in the loo and just walked out. Any chance of getting something from the toilet doorknob? 4) Toilet seat - I was... Read more »

Need your help...thanks!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...urinating at the urinal when my privates touched the urinal surface. 3) Doorknobs - Some fella did not wash his hands after poo-ing in the loo and just walked out. Any chance of getting something from the toilet doorknob? 4) Toilet seat - I was... Read more »

Laws

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...A friend who is + recently had an experience with a woman, there was flirting, playful touching, but no intercourse or oral. He did not tell her of his status, maybe he should have. She has found out the he is + now and is Read more »

Something to mull over...

Posted by Jackie__Blue, 3 Replies
...slightly hypocritical. I certainly do believe that people should disclose as they see fit, but at the same time, how can a person effectively fill a position of leadership in this field and not, in good conscience disclose? It feels almost like... Read more »