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Do People Get AIDS From Showering

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The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...injection drugs, or if you do, always using new or clean needles Tell children that HIV is not transmitted by casual contact such as: Being a friend to someone who is HIV positive Hugs Dancing Sharing food or drinks Using a shower, bath, or bed used by an HIV-positive person Kissing (between people with no significant dental problems) Sharing exercise equipment Starting the Discussion Every parent has his or her own style...
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Masterbating in the shower!?!?! HIV!?!

Hello, Im wondering, i been masterbating for a while now and im curious, can you give HIV to yourself and family members if you masterbate in the shower? When i masterbate in the shower i clean the tub after so no spunk is left. i have been...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...die yetResponse from Dr. FrascinoHello,You've been "master bathing"??? Hmm . . . would that be in contrast to "inexperienced showering"???And you "do not want to die yet"??? So perhaps you'll be ready to kick the bucket, say next Tuesday... Read more »

why the sarcasm?

I was reading a question from one of your readers about stepping in a pool of blood. This person possible has anxiety issues and phobias, which have nothing to do with whether the person is intelligent or reasonable. However you seem to poke fun of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...could be tracked into his home and subsequently another member of the family might walk near his shoes and then stand in the shower and then drop the soap on the shower floor and then use the now-contaminated soap to wash "ahem, other body... 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
...Response from Dr. Frascino Hello Robert, A Romanian dominatrix? Hmmm . . . how exotic and erotic is that?!? Regarding your golden shower splish-splash, you can relax. Urine that does not contain visible blood is considered to be sterile and... Read more »

EX DEPUTY SA president

Here in SA, our ex-deputy president slept with an HIV+ woman and when he was questioned about this, he responded that he had been led to believe that the risk for penil-vaginal sex, when you are the insertive partner is so low that he was willing to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...consequences. Twenty-five years into the epidemic, twenty-five million people dead from HIV/AIDS and that guy thinks taking a shower after nookie is all that's required to keep him safe? That's quite astounding and more than a little bit sad.... Read more »
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Project Inform

Flu Season and Living With HIV

...helps. Sponging your body with lukewarm water can also help reduce fever. For a stuffy nose, breathing moist air from a hot shower can help. Using a decongestant or nasal spray with phenylephrine in it can help clear or dry up a stuffy nose. If... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Care Center for Low-Income People With HIV/AIDS Closes Doors

...that served two hot meals daily to HIV/AIDS patients, offering a daycare drop-in center and a place where clients could take a shower and access the Internet. VLS also provided poor HIV/AIDS patients with case management, mental health... Read more »
AIDS Foundation of Chicago

The Faith in Prevention Training Manual: Tools for Your HIV/AIDS Ministry

...activities unless she left the church. At home, Keisha has her own dishes and bedding and the family built an extra bathroom with a shower in her room that only she would use. When people come to visit she is sent to her room. Keisha's suffers... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...or passing HIV by casual contact. Remember, HIV is not transmitted by: Hugs Dancing Sharing food or drinks Using a shower, bath, or bed used by an HIV-positive person Kissing (between people with no significant dental problems) ... Read more »
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Help for the Worried Warts

Posted by JonCage, 2 Replies
...way. They can only begin to feel comfortable when they are in control of everyone and everything around them. They wash and shower to excess when they believe they have touched something containing the AIDS virus, and they can often be spotted by... Read more »

A SAILORS STORY:(

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...il try to keep it short and simple and try not to sugarcoat things, ill be honest to you guys.. im an individual who is really addicted to sex..i think about it almost evryday..(mostly at night when circumstances allow me too:) if you know Read more »

Celibate 21 years, now what?

Posted by stilllearning, 2 Replies
...sex. Most of the guys say they are HIV- and only will practice safe sex. I guess I could take my chances and go for it. Take a shower before and after sex and use condoms. And always check the other guy for obvious stds, warts, discharge, etc. My... Read more »

Shower guy is back

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...really came late(after 11 weeks of experiencing what I think is ARS) By the way, my risk is extremely low risk as most of the people on this board knows. Anyway, I will be getting another test soon so wish me luck, The rash really freaked me... Read more »