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How Likely Is It To Get AIDS From Toilet Seat

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"Penis Touching Toilet Seat"

I just had sex education and learned about HIV. Now I am worried because my penis has been touching the toilet seat many times now (before sex education). Can a person get HIV from his penis touching a toilet seat? If there is semen or pre-cum on...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,I'm sorry that you're getting different answers on HIV. Luckily this is why organizations like us and AIDSVancouver exist. They are absolutely right when they say that there is <b>no risk</b> from the... Read more »

HIV Transmission via Toilet Seat/Toilet Paper

Hello, I recently went for an STD test at a free STD clinic in Downtown NYC. Pardon my somewhat... Read more »

Can you get AIDS From Toilet Seat?

All people in my workplace try to make sure they don't use the same toiletcubicle as my friend... Read more »
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G-8 Likely to Give HIV/AIDS a Back-Row Seat at Upcoming Meeting

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My Shifting Seat on the HIV Merry-Go-Round

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D.C. AIDS Community Demands Meaningful Seat at the City Planning Table

Photo by Boyuan Goa. Friday, after a swarm of news crews captures Bill Clinton's remarks ushering out the International AIDS Conference and the national spot light on AIDS vanishes along with the 25,000 delegates, D.C. will still be facing the... Read more »
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Goosby to Ask Haiti to Give Haitians With AIDS a Seat at the Table

Boucicault (right) and translator and Nadine Juste-Beckles. At a meeting on Tuesday, U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator Dr. Eric Goosby said that he would speak to the Haitian government about involving Haitians living with HIV/AIDS in the rebuilding of... Read more »
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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 »

HIV toilet seat blood?

Posted by tubbyone1, 1 Reply
I went to the public library restroom today &amp; 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 »

Toilet Safety/Open Wounds

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My 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 »

Vagina touched toilet

Posted by Lyndsay1, 3 Replies
i was out drunk and went to the toilet and went to sit down and my vagina touched the toilet seat. I'm terrified i might have caught hep c or hiv. Help. Ps i have high anxiety and ocd which doesn't help

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