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Does HIV Die When Diluted In Water

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HIV from bath water (BATH WATER, 2010)

Dear Dr- I emailed you before but you never answered my question so I thought I might try again. I understand that hiv is not transmitted in things such as a jacuzzi or a lake. I met a guy I know a little and took a bath with him in plain look...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk from your rub-a-dub-dub-two-studs-in-a-tub is nonexistent. I'll reprint below some other bathwater questions from the archives.Dr. BobBath water Mar 12, 2005Hi, what is the risk of contracting HIV by sharing the... Read more »

Can you get hiv through basin water if you wear latex gloves and have paper like cut not bleeding?

I am a healthcare worker and an HIV patient of mine was giving herself a basin bath. I did not give... Read more »

how long a HIV virus can survive in da water,even if its contain blood.

I want to know,how long hiv virus can be alive in da blood,and if a drop of blood is there in the... Read more »
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AIDS Survival Project

Getting it Straight: HIV as a Gay Disease Is a Myth That Refuses to Die

"HIV is a gay disease." This is a myth that refuses to die. Misinformation, fear, ignorance and media sensationalism continue to fuel this myth in America. For every one person like me trying to tell the truth about HIV transmission, there seems to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Contaminated Water Is a Major Cause of Death in Kenya, Report Says

More people in Kenya die as a result of contaminated water than malaria and HIV/AIDS combined -- according to a report, which was discussed at an international workshop in Nairobi, Kenya -- the Daily Nation reports. The report said that 5,000... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Testing the Waters in the Workplace

Javier Gomez told himself he would go back to work when combination therapy pumped up his T-cells, dropped his viral load, and kept him "feeling good" for a year. A day before Halloween, six years after he left work on "temporary" medical leave, he... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rep. Waters Introduces Bill That Would Require Federal Prisons to Provide Inmates With HIV Testing, Treatment, Counseling

Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) recently introduced a bill (HR 1943 ) that would require federal prisons to provide inmates with HIV tests at the beginning and end of their incarcerations, CQ HealthBeat reports. The bill also would require federal... Read more »
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HIV WORRIES, PLEASE HELP, DYING OF ANXIETY

Posted by Menka1, 2 Replies
I am new to this forum and I am very impressed with the well informed information and advice on the various posts. I need help very badly to access my hiv risks.

I have 3 worries:

1. I had protected sex (2 condoms) with a CSW. No condom failure... Read more »

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 »

My Fiance died when I was 2000 miles away

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My Fiance died when I was 2000 miles away

Till I Fall Away If you are reading this, I want you to know
that it has been a very long time since I've been close to a
girl. Sure I have friends that are girls, but that is all they
are, no more, no less.... Read more »

Living With HIV Not Dying With HIV:

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Living With HIV Not Dying With HIV:

I am a 32yr old GWM living with Hiv for the past eight years i
have tried the drugs with no success and then i went the natural
way and viral load has been... Read more »