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Posted by LL1121, 1 ReplyIs it possible if a girl, who is hiv positve wiped after peeing and let it sit there till it dried then after someone else wiped with that same toilet paper, could they contract hiv from this?
Basically is it possible to catch hiv from using used... Read more »
Posted by tubbyone1, 1 ReplyI went to the public library restroom today & saw some blood on the toilet seat. I wiped it off with tissue paper, then sat anddid my business. i didn't see any blood left over, but after i got up, i saw some blood on the inner side of the seat.... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesHi,
if somebody that had hiv spilled a bit of their blood onto toilet paper, and then a minute later i used the toilet paper to wipe my vagina....would that put me at risk? i am extremely worried about this! Read more »
Posted by blackwinterday, 1 ReplyDear Expert,
I am new to this forum! Firstly, I would like to express my gratitude to all of you!
I am scared over the incident told below!
Recently, I was diagnosed with hemorrhoids so I always wipe off my vagina and anus after urinating. I always... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesMy son is coming to see us. He has HIV and Chrohns disease and has blood in his stool, my wife has bleeding hemroids and I have had a boil near my butt lanced and is opened to drain. Since we all have something bleeding going on what precautions... Read more »
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University of North CarolinaHello thereHIV, the virus that causes AIDS is in blood, semen, vaginal fluids and breast milk. To create an infection, one of these four body fluids with HIV in it must come into immediate and direct contact with the bloodstream or a mucous membrane... Read more »
Chicago Black Gay Mens CaucusNo no no. There is no risk from this situation.This is also the kind of question that comes up on here a lot. You should review the archives to review why there's no risk (basically if there was HIV in the blood it was dead after being out in... Read more »
Ethiopian Government Working to Improve Access to Clean Toilets, Safe Water for People Living With HIVPlusNews examines how a lack of access to clean toilets, safe drinking water, and "information on the prevention of common opportunistic infections means many Ethiopians living with HIV continue to contract easily preventable diseases." The news... Read more »
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Comments on the CDC's "Draft Guidelines for HIV Case Surveillance, Including Monitoring HIV Infection & AIDS"I. Introduction Resolution of the debate about whether to require the reporting of the names of those who test positive for HIV must turn on the actual usefulness of this information to provide a comprehensive picture of the HIV epidemic, which in... Read more »
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