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Hiv Viruses In Urine

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Virus in Urine?

Dear Sir,My lover of 13 years has just become positive and I remain negative. One of the intimate things we used to do was to drink each others waters (urine) as a kind of symbol of our intimacy.Since he is positive, we no longer do this. 1) Is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Victor,Technically speaking, urine is a sterile fluid, which means that it does not contain HIV, even if the person is HIV-positive. Consequently, barring other extenuating circumstances, there would be no risk of HIV transmission from... Read more »

HIV transmission from condom slip/HIV virus stable in water

My question is a combined question. This is the 1st and last time I will ever make such a poor... 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 »

unknown virus?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello, please help try to answer this. I've had several negative test results for hiv 1 and 2 and had negative hiv-dna almost a year and half after unprotected exposure. But I recently had a positive result for hsv2. And I seem to have skin... 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 »

Urine Testing for HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello, I need your help. I may be positive for HIV (waiting on results). Recently, I accepted a new position with a new company. The company's insurance vendor requires that you take an HIV test via urine sample. If I am positive, I definitely do... Read more »