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Transmission from blood spot on toilet seat

Went to the restroom at work and didn't realize until standing up that there was a small blood spot on the seat toward the front. It wiped away fairly easy (so wasn't totally dried). My concern is that I tried to see if any got on the...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiOnce HIV is outside of the body, oxygen destroys it. Finding blood on a toilet seat, oxygen would probably have destroyed it before you got there. Also sitting on a toilet seat does not expose you to the fluid so there is no potential mode of... Read more »

HIV Toilet Seat Transmission

On 4/5, I noticed there was blood on the seat, and I did not sit on the toilet seat. I cleaned up... Read more »

HIV Toilet Seat Transmission

On 4/5, I didn't sit on the toilet seat because there was blood on it. I cleaned the blood... Read more »

Pressure to Be Macho Puts Black Gay Men at Risk for HIV Transmission

Social and cultural pressures to adopt masculine norms -- to act, to walk, to talk and to be as masculine as possible -- cause young, black gay men extreme psychological distress and isolation, which can cause them to engage in "high-risk" behavior... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gender Inequality Puts Women in Ethiopia at Increased Risk of HIV Transmission

Although women in Ethiopia are disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS, little is being done to address ways to protect them from the disease, PlusNews reports. According to the latest report by Ethiopia's Federal HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission Basic Questions and Answers

Myths persist about how HIV is transmitted. This section provides the facts about HIV risk from different types of sex, injection drug use, and other activities. Table of Contents How Is HIV Passed From One Person to Another? How Well Does... Read more »

HIV News & Views: Remembering Robin Williams; Jack Mackenroth Bares All for Housing Works; HIV Transmission; and More

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HIV from blood on Toilet paper?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
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 »

Cut on finger and toilet seat

Posted by xtreme, 1 Reply
thanks for the responses! Much appreciated! Another 2 questions regarding HIV transmission -

1. I had a cut on my finger where I was fingering my girlfriend - does this pose as a risk for HIV for her to get infected if I had the virus or me getting... Read more »

Possible HIV transmission/infection ???

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies

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 »

Hiv from used toilet paper?

Posted by LL1121, 1 Reply
Is 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 »