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If A Woman Sits On A Toilet Can She Contact Hiv/aids

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males sitting down to use the toilet

The men in my family sit down when they pee is thst a risk for hiv if there is period blood in or on the toilet.how should they conduct them selves in the futhear i think this question should be public because men should be awere of the risk....
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
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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 »

Contact with a woman's breast

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
All:

A few weeks ago I had oral contact with the breasts of woman of unknown status. It wasn't rough nor did I do it for a prolonged period of time. Just some light sucking. Hope this isn't too much information ,,,

I really thought this wasn't a risk.... Read more »

Toilet concerns:

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have a few questions about HIV transmission.

if there was menstrual blood in a toilet, and it splashed up on your rectum or vagina, is it possible to get infected?
same question for if there were feces, urine, regular blood or snot in the toilet.
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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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