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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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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 »

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 »

Is there any test which look for HIV virus itself

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi everybody I am wondering is there some kind of test which look for virus itself?
I am becoming paranoid about hiv i tested 8 months after my last sex and i am still woried becouse i started doubting everything medicine science even my own body.
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space shuttels vs hiv virus ??..

Posted by umavanukuri
space shuttels lands on moon and moves at upper atmosphere, hiv virus touches cd4 cells and does work spoiling the cells and eventually immune system Read more »