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Is Hiv Passed By Bodily Fluids

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Mandatory HIV Testing Should Be Instituted for Public Health, Safety Officials Exposed to Bodily Fluids, Commentary Says

HIV testing should be mandatory in Massachusetts when public health or safety officials are exposed to a person's bodily fluids, Elissa Ely, a psychiatrist in the state, said on Monday in a commentary on NPR's "All Things Considered " (Ely, "All... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Court-Ordered HIV Test Requires Exchange of Bodily Fluids

A man who was convicted of lewd and lascivious conduct with a child under the age of 14 might be able to avoid HIV testing, according to an appeals court decision. According to a decision by the California Court of Appeals, 5th Appellate District,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nebraska Lawmakers Advance Bodily Fluids Bill

In a 35-5 vote, lawmakers in Nebraska this week gave first-round approval to a bill creating specific criminal penalties for anyone who strikes a peace office -- including jail personnel, probation officers, and others -- with a bodily fluid. The... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Masturbation, Dried Bodily Fluids

In most hotels, the quilts are not washed between each stay. Say a person masturbates upon the quilt. Although there are no visible bodily fluids upon the quilt, is it likely that the person could contract HIV from an unseen dried bodily fluid on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You're worried about "unseen dried bodily fluids on a quilt" in a hotel room transmitting HIV/AIDS??? Oh my . . . well I suppose I should be grateful you aren't also terrified of touching the hotel room doorknob or parking... Read more »

HIV virus survival in bodily fluids outside the body

Hi, I've found various replies on this site ( eg. http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/Workplace/Q47612.html ) that any wet liquid capable of transmitting HIV should be considered as potentionally infectious. I'm not refering to any specific...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I agree with the information in the post. It does not refer to "all bodily fluids," but rather specifically to "blood, semen, vaginal fluids or breast milk." There are some bodily fluids; such as tears, sweat, and urine;... Read more »

Can hiv be transferred from bodily fluids on a persons hand

hello and good day, i had protected sex with an hiv+ woman ,she told me after we complete the act, periodically i remove the condom to receive oral sex(bj) ,then recovered with a new condom,i'm concern that during removal of the condom that her...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
I would not be concerned. Her hands should not have been able to spread HIV to you. I would get an HIV test now just so you know your status. A repeat test in a month can be done to reassure you that all is well.DW... Read more »

Can hiv be transferred from bodily fluids from a persons hand

hello and good day, i had protected sex with an hiv+ woman ,she told me after we complete the act, periodically i remove the condom to receive oral sex(bj) ,then recovered with a new condom,i'm concern that during removal of the condom that her...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiNo reason to hate yourself! You used a condom YES! Oral sex carries the lowest risk of HIV transmission. Yes the chances increase "some" when you get fluid on your hands during the exchanges, IF you had fresh cuts or open wounds on your... Read more »
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Once the fluid containing HIV dries, is it dead?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Once vaginal secretion dry, would the HIV in them die? And how long would HIV live if it were into underwear? Would it die once soaked in? Read more »

How is HIV passed from one person to another?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

HIV transmission can occur when blood, semen (cum), pre-seminal fluid (pre-cum), vaginal fluid, or breast milk from an infected person enters the body of an uninfected person.
HIV can enter the body through a vein (e.g., injection drug use), the... Read more »

HIV RISK FROM PRE EJACULATORY FLUID AND SORE THROAT - ORAL SEX.

Posted by EduardoRomero31, 1 Reply
Hi everyone. I am a little concerned and I don't know if I am exaggerating but two days ago I performed oral sex on a man who is HIV + with UNDETECTABLE VIRAL LOAD. I checked the head of the penis and it was dry so I started to lick the shaft and... Read more »

Exposure to Fluids?

Posted by hetero, 1 Reply
After a visit to a sex worker, I am worried about my chances of contracting HIV from exposure to vaginal fluids. I used a condom, but am afraid that some fluids may find its way to the top of the penis, and somehow I will be exposed. In this... Read more »