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Can i catch HIV or hepatitis from dried blood on toilet paper.

HiI was at a friends house when i went to use the toilet for no 2. i usually experience bleeding from anal fissures when i go no 2 and it was the case also this time. half way through wiping i noticed that there was somone elses dried blood stain on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Can you catch HIV or hepatitis from dried blood on toilet paper? The short answer is no. The longer answer is nope!By the way, why don't you have Read more »

could i catch hiv from my own semen (CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV/AIDS)

i just want to know that if put my own semen on a sex toy and insert it in to me can i catch... Read more »

Is it danger to catch HIV

Hi Dr Bob, I donated my little amount 4 days back.Just mentioning as i went big anxiety 2 months... Read more »
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Black AIDS Institute

AIDS 2010: Researchers Moving Toward HIV/AIDS Treatments and Cures

...Clinical Trials Microbicides Nutritional Therapies Vaccine Therapy Vienna, Austria -- At the XVIII International AIDS Conference, researchers discussed the need to create safer and more effective treatments for the virus than have... Read more »
The Body

What Is the Craziest Myth You've Heard About HIV/AIDS?

... People living with and working in HIV/AIDS worldwide are also front-line witnesses to the prevalence of HIV/AIDS myths -- even now, after decades of information and education Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Michigan: Get Tested for HIV/AIDS and Catch a Free Sammie Concert

...are two of the fastest-growing demographics becoming infected with the disease, said Tinsley-Talabi. No one is immune to HIV/AIDS, stressed Tinsley-Talabi. "The 'I' in HIV could be me and the 'I' in AIDS could be you. We must take charge of our... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means... Read more »
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Can you catch hiv from this encounter

Posted by kris, 2 Replies
...I have a friend who is hiv positive he has been so for ten years but I just found out recently. I have some anxiety about germs in general so I dont shake Read more »

Can I catch HIV infection this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...the presence of mind to discard it? I can't understand. Now I have to live with the thought that I may have exposed myself to HIV infection. I mean, the toilet paper which came into contact with the seat actually also came into contact with my... Read more »

Could I catch HIV from sharing infected toilet pap

Posted by blackwinterday, 1 Reply
...the roll. When I got home, the fear was gradually getting controlled over me. I have been worried over the risk of catching HIV from using that toilet paper. I am afraid that someone who used the roll before me may have pour infected blood... Read more »

Can I catch HIV this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I am really worried about an incident that happened 10 months ago and am freaking out over whether I could have caught HIV infection. I was using a public bathroom and by accident the crotch of my underwear touched the toilet seat. I didn't think Read more »