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Hiv And Ways To Get It

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Can I catch HIV this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am really worried about an incident that happened 10 months ago and am freaking out over whether I could have caught HIV infection.

I was using a public bathroom and by accident the crotch of my underwear touched the toilet seat. I didn't think... Read more »

Has anyone gotten HIV this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply


Has anyone ever gotten HIV from a doctor visit? I realize the case in florida with the dentist is one such instance, but any others? I know I sound crazy but I am worried that my doctor intentionally infected me with a shot. I had ALL the... Read more »

Related to HIV in any way?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
It's now 9 weeks after my possible encounter. I plan to get tested in another 4. My question is as follows:

For 2 weeks now I have been experiencing random pains that last seconds and strike any part of my body (generally my limbs). As this is... Read more »

Can semen be vaporized and can you get HIV this way ?

Posted by blabla, 1 Reply
Was in a gay sauna - walked into a dry sauna room and masturbated with a couple of guys, without doing anything oral/anal and everybody just ejaculated into towel. However, immediately afterwards, I seemed to get the taste of semen in my... Read more »

Can HIV be transmitted this way?

Posted by jacob123, 2 Replies
I know ive asked a similar question but it still paranoids me. Lets say a s small amount of HIV+ blood went in the water(not visible). Then 10 minutes later, someone drinks that water. What are the chances of catching HIV? Because i was playing... Read more »
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can i get hiv that way please help

yesterday i got a rapid hiv test and i got the results after one hour in a local lab i think its old labmy results was negative he used a new tube then open a Needle and put it on the tube to get blood from my handim worry what if the needle was...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello there-Health care workers are trained to use universal precautions and sterile procedures as needed. I know of no logical reason or any prior cases in which the scenario you describe is likely to be true. I would rest assured that this person... Read more »

HIV in this way?

Hi experts, Just a brief thought came into my mind after this incident occurred, if a pen had some HIV positive blood on it, and one person stabbed it on someone's back with a shirt on but was able to penetrate the skin would it transmit HIV?...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThis is not a way for HIV transmission to occur. HIV starts dying once it is outside of the body and there would have to be a larger volume of blood on the pen for an effective way for HIV transmission to occur.Be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »

Is it possible to get hiv this way?

Hi, i would like to say this is a incredible forum thank you for monitoring it. But, I would like to ask whats the likely hood of contracting hiv through this setting. If i share a cigarette with someone and i have chaped/cut lips and if she has...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,How likely? I'd say about as likely as Mary Cheney having a three-way with the Bush twins.Dr. Bob... Read more »

Percentages of getting hiv by all ways

Hi I would like to know what the percentages are. Of getting hiv in theses instancesSex without condomSex with condom Sharing of needlesTouching objects with blood on them with cuts Oral giving Oral receiving And any you could add would be great , I...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiAnytime you have unprotected sex you put yourself at risk for not just HIV but all of the sexually transmitted infections out there. Condoms are effective in the prevention of HIV transmission, as long as they are used correctly and do not break... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Home Testing for HIV on the Way to United Kingdom After U.S. Approves Over-the-Counter Kit: Campaigners and Experts Welcome Breakthrough

The US Food and Drug Administration's July 3rd approval of an at-home HIV test kit is being lauded by HIV advocates in Britain and beyond. "We are absolutely delighted at the announcement. It marks a real sea change," said Lisa Power of the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Arkansas HIV/AIDS Task Force Examines Ways to Encourage HIV-Positive People to Attend Public Forums, Provide Testimony

The Arkansas HIV/AIDS Minority Task Force on Monday examined ways to encourage HIV-positive people to attend three upcoming public forums and provide anonymous testimony, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports (Frago, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette... Read more »
AIDS.gov

Living With HIV Video: A Way to Educate Patients and Provide Support

Dr. Deborah Parham Hopson, HRSA . The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program is the largest Federal program devoted to a single disease. Every year more than half a million people living with HIV/AIDS in the United States receive treatment. That is the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Trial Looks at Ways to Reduce HIV Transmission and Increase Access to Care and Adherence to HIV Meds Among HIV-Infected IDUs

Noting "a lack of effective behavioral interventions for HIV-positive injection drug users (IDUs)," the authors of the current study sought to evaluate the efficacy of an intervention to reduce sexual and injection transmission risk behaviors and to... Read more »