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Do People Get HIV From Touching Poop

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Yellow Poop

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi All,
Is it common for your poop to change from the normal color of brown, to a light yellowish color???

perhaps during or right after sero?
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Doctor scaring the poop out of me

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Had high risk exposure and went to the doctor crying...
He told me not to worry and gave me a PCR Viral load test to make sure (21 days post exposure)
The result was supposed to be in today. I called this morning and he was very short with me and told... Read more »

About the guy touching his condom....

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...(also known as the paper cutter).

I think I am the only person who can relate to this guy, and I really think he does have to worry about disease. Unfortunately, he's worrying about the wrong one. The disease that he has is one I also suffer... Read more »

Touching Doors

Posted by Choosing2Liv, 3 Replies
Heard a new one yesterday. I was told that you should never touch a rest room door (especially at rest stops), because gays masturbate each other there and walk out without washing their hands. If you touch the door handle and then eat afterwards,... Read more »

touch the body fluid?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Last weekend, we had a party at my home with some friends (I knowing or I unknowing). After the party, I cleaned the house and the bathroom. There was some stain (not sure blood or urine or some other stuff) on one toilet. I cleaned it and touched... Read more »
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Dr. Wohl, dog poop and commonly asked questions

Dr. Wohl. Seems like catchy titles get good responses. Also why do none contact and none risk always get answered first,, anyways thats another discussion for another day. This is my third time trying to reach someone,, anyways, I am a bit...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
As you might imagine we get bombarded with questions. Many times I will not answer a question that has been asked multiple times before or that can be answered by checking the HIV 101 section.Your questions include those we are often asked so I hope... Read more »

Sorry for this question (PENIS TOUCHED TOILET)

Hi Dr. sorry to send you this question again but I couldn't find any similar question, I apologize if I haven't be able to check it properly and there is instead something similar. I did touch the toilet bowl dirty with urine from previous...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Fb,No apology is required. However, your concern is a QTND (question that never dies) and has an ATNC (answer that never changes). No risk! You cannot contract HIV if your Mr. Happy touches a dirty toilet bowl soiled with poop or pee. See... Read more »

Dr. Bob, very worried. Saliva came in touch with open wound,

Dr. Bob, An escort was licking my face, later i realised that i had a cut on my face. She could be HIV positive, if she is HIV positive and since her saliva comes into contact with my blood, am i at risk of getting HIV?Let me know. Thanks. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Nope. Saliva does not transmit HIV. (See below. I'll reprint some basic information about HIV transmission.)Thanks for your tax-deductible donation to The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org).Stay well.Dr. BobDr.... Read more »

Hiv from touching toothbrushing (SNIFFING AND HIV, 2010)

Hello Dr Bob, Need you sincere opinion on what is happened to me.For 3 weeks I work abroad (in UK). I moved with a colleague of mine.(we share the same house, the same bathroom). First of all, I have OCDregarding HIV infection. I keep my personal...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,HIV from touching a toothbrush handle and sniffing it? WOWZA! Your OCD is OOC (out of control!). Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. Your fears are irrational and unwarranted. I'd suggest you seek counseling (psychotherapy), because,... Read more »
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