Is Hiv A Water Borne Disease

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HIV from bath water (BATH WATER, 2010)

Dear Dr- I emailed you before but you never answered my question so I thought I might try again. I understand that hiv is not transmitted in things such as a jacuzzi or a lake. I met a guy I know a little and took a bath with him in plain look...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk from your rub-a-dub-dub-two-studs-in-a-tub is nonexistent. I'll reprint below some other bathwater questions Read more »

Sewer water could contain hiv?

Hi, Im from Argentina so excuse me for my bad english, the other day I was on a familiar hotel... Read more »

HIV transmission from water splash in the eye/s in public restroom

I went to a movie theater yesterday. I was splashed in the eye with water by someone who had just... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

IRIN/ PlusNews Examines Efforts to Increase Access to Safe Drinking Water Among HIV-Positive People in Sudan

...major concern for us: we feel that they must have access to clean water," Angok Kueol, executive director of the Southern Sudan AIDS Commission, said, adding that if HIV-positive people "don't have safe water, they are always prone to infections,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rep. Waters Introduces Bill That Would Require Federal Prisons to Provide HIV Tests for Inmates, Allow Inmates to Opt Out

... Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) last week introduced a bill ( HR 6038 ) that would require federal prisons to provide HIV tests for inmates at the beginning and end of their incarcerations, The Hill reports. The bill includes a provision that Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Atlanta Journal-Constitution Examines CDC Clean Water Initiative That Uses Women's AIDS Groups to Distribute Products in Kenya

...typhoid. Beryl Audi and Alie Eleveld of CDC -- in conjunction with the local, not-for-profit organization Society of Women and AIDS in Kenya -- "operate like Avon ladies," traveling through the province's rural villages to sell a "simple" and... Read more »
Congresswoman Maxine Waters

Congresswoman Waters Introduces the Stop AIDS in Prison Act

...AIDS in Prison Act (H.R. 1429) today. She announced the introduction of this bill at the Congressional Summit on the Effects of HIV and Incarceration on Communities of Color, an event on Capitol Hill organized by the National Minority AIDS... Read more »
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touched blood in water

Posted by 613, 2 Replies
...blood in the water. I had no cuts on my and was not bleeding. Later I washed my hands with soap and water. Am I at risk for HIV or is it 0 risk? Read more »


Posted by Anonymous
...has anyone seen this piece on HIV ?..... it was aired tuesday evening on a local fox phoenix station....the story is myfoxphoenix and search Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Are Esophagitis and angular cheilitis a syntom of HIV??? Read more »

Florida 69 and the rest, read what my research is

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...curse me and hopoe another person gets the virus, shame on you man but read what i posted on the sites ok and two women got hiv just by working in there homes from a needle stick iniury and no it wasnt from sex ok so just read Read more »
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