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AIDS Activists Plan "Family Reunion" at Alabama RV Park That Banned HIV-Positive 2-Year-Old From Pool

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Medicines Patent Pool Can Help Many But Has Potential Limitations For AIDS Drug Access In Middle-Income Countries

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public swimming pools

If a person who is HIV positive bleeds in a swimming pool, can another swimmer become infected with HIV if he or she swallows some pool water with that blood or has an open sore?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The short answer to your question is "no." The longer answer is "nope!"Dr. Bob... Read more »

HIV Transmition via mouth and private pool

Dear doctor I was reading 10 common fears about HIV in this website, according to the part sharing glasses,food and utensil with HIV positive people and you've written drinking even frothy glasses of the four bodily fluids that can transmit the...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
No dice, none of these really click as a meaningful exposure. Fortunately for humankind, HIV is not that easily transmitted. DW... Read more »

HOW WELL DOES THE HIV VIRUS TRANSMIT AT SWIMMING POOL?

Hi Dr Bob I have one quick question regarding how well does the HIV virus survive in chlorine water. I went to the indoor swimming pool other day and I didn't notice this when I walked in but there was blood on the ground foot print maybe...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The only way you could contract HIV in that pool would be by having unsafe sex with an HIV-positive hunky lifeguard.Dr. Bob... Read more »
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.Is it safe for an HIV-positive person to go swimming in a pool??? Absolutely, as long as he knows how to swim he should be just fine. Oh, um, that's not what you meant? Yes, of course it's safe for folks like me to swim in a pool with... Read more »
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The Miracle which I need as water

Posted by Leon88, 3 Replies
hey people, I am 24 years old bisexual guy. I have a boyfriend since September 10, 2012... We had really interesting and different relationship and that's why I've decided to have unprotected sex with him. I was bottom only two times with him and... Read more »

Can you get hiv if some vaginal fluid got mixed in a water bottle and you drank it.

Posted by AZT, 4 Replies
I mean would you be able to taste it, and if you couldn't is there any chance of getting hiv from it? Read more »

Beware people pushing "Aloe Vera" for HIV !

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 5 Replies
It's important to remember this Forum can be entered by anybody. Anybody can post here. And some people are here to try and make money out of us by offering to share with us magical cures for HIV/AIDS.

I have just received yet another email from a... Read more »

PEOPLE TO TALK TO ME

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
hello my name is keia i am on line searching from people who are lonely and want to talk i am 18 and i am HIV negative but i am sitting at work reading alot of these ads and i find myself crying because HIV/AIDS is reaaly alive and eating many... Read more »