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Do People Get AIDS From Sharing A Shower

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Ask the Experts

mutual masturbation with cut in the shower

I had a mutual masturbation with a person who is very likely to be an HIV+. I was being extremely careless for not remembering I had a small cut on the top of my foot. The person ejaculated on his hands, which happened to be right above my foot...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe risk for HIV transmission is incredibly low to no risk. HIV transmission can only occur when there is a direct and prolonged exposure to body fluids, semen, vaginal fluid, blood or mother to child through breast feeding. This most commonly... Read more »

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... Read more »

Masterbating in the shower!?!?! HIV!?!

Hello, Im wondering, i been masterbating for a while now and im curious, can you give HIV to... Read more »
Articles
Rocky Mountain CARES

People Living With HIV Over 40: Share Your Experiences in a Survey

If you have any clients/friends who are over 40 and living with HIV and would be interested in taking about 10 minutes to fill out a survey sharing their experiences , I would greatly appreciate your help. I will be presenting a workshop on Aging... Read more »
Women Alive

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

IT'S BEEN SEVERAL months since the Eleventh International Conference on AIDSended. While the conference consisted primarily of medically technicalpresentations, there were a few sessions specifically intended for those ofus who are actually living... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CDC Recommends Prophylactic Antiretroviral Drug Regimen for People Exposed to HIV Through Unprotected Sex, Shared Needles

CDC on Thursday in a "major policy shift" recommended that people exposed to HIV through unprotected sexual intercourse, sexual assault, shared needles or accidents receive immediate treatment with antiretroviral drugs to prevent infection, the AP/... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Program Provides Medi-Cal with Zero Share of Cost

On Jan. 1, a new Medi-Cal program will be implemented which eliminates share of cost for the disabled and the elderly who have incomes of less than or equal to $926 a month ($1,248 for couples). This new benefit policy has been named the Aged and... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 ?

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Shower guy is back

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi there, I'm back with OCD going full swing. After getting my negative at 87 days. To be exact, a day after, I got a rash all over my trunk, arms , hands and some in the thighs which was a fine pink rash which eventually joined together to form one... Read more »

News I shared yesterday

Posted by rainbowhisperer, 2 Replies
Thank you for all of the positive thoughts that you all shared with me. You know this sight really isnt just a positive one for all you HIV positive people too. I think it is positive for all kinds of people. I am going to let you all know some... 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", and so forth. As a result, the urgency to fund research into the development of a vaccine and... Read more »