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HIV Transmission

Table of Contents How HIV Spreads Methods of Transmission Rare Types of Transmission Avoiding Transmission How HIV Spreads Many people still do not understand how HIV is passed, or transmitted, fromone person to another. Knowing the basics helps you avoid getting the virus ifyou are HIV-negative, and avoid giving it to someone else if you are livingwith HIV (HIV+). HIV is spread through contact with the following body fluids: ...
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Urine in Whirlpool and transmission

I was enjoying myself in a whirlpool (small pool 2 meters long by 2 meters wide by 1 meter deep) and I can't help but to wonder if there are any risk in contracting HIV if my pool-mate (HIV+) were to urinate, and I have an open cut.Thank you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Relax, Max. Urine, in or out of a whirlpool, cannot transmit HIV. Enjoy the bubbles and your pool-mate and stop worrying!Dr. Bob... Read more »

Transmission of HIV

I understand that HIV can be transmitted by various methods. My question is once it is transmited & you do not it was...How long does it take to show up on a urine or Blood sample of an individual who gets tested. Months, Years, Days,...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
Urine is not a good sample to test to make a diagnosis in an individual, although it has been used to great advantage in epidemiologic studies, to establish the prevalence of disease in a population, for example.In the blood, the virus can be... Read more »

urine and hiv

i inadvertently drank urine out of a bottle on my job site. can hiv be transmitted through urine...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
No risk of HIV transmission from urine. DW... Read more »

Can drinking HIV infected urine transfer hiv antibodies?

Can drinking large amounts of urine from an HIV infected person cause antibodies to HIV to be present in the drinkers body. Also have chronic hep b Any chance this could cause a false positive HIV test. Had upper R Quadrant pain for 2-3 days when...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex... Read more »
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Transmission through urine?

Posted by Carrie, 2 Replies
This is somewhat embarrasing to ask. My husband (poz) and I (neg) are very carefull with things like blood, cuts, sex, and other ways so I don't get it.

My question is when I clean the bathroom and the toilet, even though I wear gloves and wash my... Read more »

HIV from Urine Droplets ???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello,

Can someone pls advise ?

I was using the adjacent urinal in the public men's toilet on 29 Apr 2000. The other urinal was occupied by another guy. After he has done so (pee), it could be seen that he wanted to rid urine remains by "shaking"... Read more »

HIV and urine - please help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I know little about HIV and how it is transmitted and yesterday something happened that made me begin to worry. I was using a public restroom when a drunk kid (I live in a college town) came to the urinal next to me. he was stumbling and when he... Read more »

Possible HIV transmission/infection ???

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hello,

Hope someone can enlighten me on this encounter I had.

I've come across a stranger in the men's public toilet on 21 Apr 99, he was 'sort of' stroking his private parts when I went in.

I occupied the adjacent urinal and was just about to ease... Read more »