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Getting Hiv From Blood On Clothes

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Can you get HIV if your clothes were stained by positive HIV blood during a fight?

I was having some trouble with this HIV positive guy, and decided to knock him off, but didn't measure on the way I punched. I hit him several times on the face and, when I realized, some parts of my clothes were stained with his blood (the...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou cannot get HIV from sharing utensils, drinking after someone etc. You cannot get HIV as well at a hair salon, manicurist etc. also HIV cannot transmit through clothing.HIV transmission can only occur when there is a direct and prolonged... Read more »

Can you wash clothes with hiv possitive blood on them with other clothes without spreading the infection?

Hi just wondering I washed some clothes with hiv possitive blood on them with other items of... Read more »

hiv through clothes

hey doc, its the lousy ambulance worker again, umm, doc would hiv transmitt if a couple blood drops... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Many Indian Parliamentarians Hold Incorrect Beliefs About HIV Transmission, Survey Says

Nearly two-thirds of India's Parliament members incorrectly believe HIV is transmitted by sharing clothing, food, toilets and office spaces, according to a survey released to the Parliament on Wednesday, AP/Canada.com reports (Rabinowitz,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Keeping It Safe After the Clothes Come Off

Former adult-film performer Darren James, whose 2004 HIV diagnosis shut down California's porn industry for one month, is now part of a campaign to require the use of condoms on production sets to decrease the risk of infections. James said he does... Read more »
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Atripla Week 8 Blood Draw: Getting Closer to Undetectable (Video)

This video blog is part of the series "My HIV Journey: Videos of My First Months on HIV Meds, and Where I Am Now." Check out a full list of entries in the series . Just a quick video that I shot with my cell phone during a doctor's visit for my... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Aussies Getting Blood Transfusions When Not Needed

Up to 30 percent of non-urgent blood transfusions in Australia are unnecessary and possibly dangerous, and they occur partly due to a misperception that a blood "pep up" is good for patients, a health expert warned Tuesday. Speaking at an... Read more »
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hiv infectious thru cloths?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Im a girl who had a guy rub his penis on my vagina while only having our underwear on.He ejaculated and I know his sperm absorbed through his undies and through my own and surly making contact with my vagina.Is his sperm infectious this way... Read more »

Chances of getting HIV

Posted by cookie, 3 Replies
Hi,

One day at school, i found a drop of blood on my skin and i don't know who it was. I want to ask the cances of me getting HIV and how much blood is needed to transmit HIV?

Thx Read more »

HIV Risk - Blood in Eye & Glass Cut

Posted by pupiz, 2 Replies
Hi, all. Please let me know if I am at risk for HIV from these to encounters. I was in Canada on vacation a couple of weeks ago and we left at about in the morning and came back at about 3:00pm. When we left the maid was cleaning the suite beside... Read more »

I am at a dark place, Getting ready...

Posted by troubledguy, 3 Replies
I don't know if my story is unique or just another hetero sexual man causing trouble for their loved ones.

I am sorry to post here post, without actually getting confirmed 100% But I know I have HIV, I felt it from the early stages where acute period... Read more »