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AIDS and Feces

Dear Sir/Madam,I thought AIDS is not found in feces, however, I came acrossthis site which illustrates that AIDS is found in feces. Canyou tell me whether AIDS is found in feces?thanks,Hajahere is the abstract of the article:A simple method for the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You are confused about several points. First off "AIDS" is not found in feces. AIDS is Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. It's a disease, not a specific pathogen. HIV is human immunodeficiency virus. It Read more »

HIV from stools

Hi Doctor,I've searched the archives but can't seem to find an answer to this question. I would... Read more »

Faeces + HIV transmission

Hi,I apologize in advance, because this is kind of disgusting. But I'm worried enough to ask you... Read more »
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Myths About HIV

...fear, in denial, and even in damage to your health. Myths About HIV and HIV Treatment The myth: "HIV doesn't cause AIDS." The reality: If you don't have HIV, you don't get AIDS. If you have AIDS, you have HIV. Over 20 years of solid... Read more »
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...("pre-cum") Vaginal fluids Breast milk HIV is not spread through these body fluids: Sweat Tears Saliva (spit) Urine Feces The most common ways HIV is passed from one person to another are: Unprotected/unsafe sex (no condoms) ... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About HIV/AIDS

... What is the difference between HIV and AIDS? How is HIV transmitted? What are the symptoms of HIV? What are the symptoms for AIDS? How long after Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...Dishes Donating Blood Swimming Pools and Hot Tubs Pets/Animals Contact With Saliva, Tears, Sweat, Feces or Urine HIV Survival Outside of the Body Is Someone Who Takes HIV Drugs Able to Transmit HIV?... Read more »
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HIV/HepB Coinfection and test implications

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...continue to have all the symptoms of ARS and more. When I say more, I also noticed a few times ive had very dark urine, and pale faeces, which I have read is a symptom of HepB. My question for anyone knowledgeable out there, is:- Can a Hep B... Read more »

Worried about my 5 year old

Posted by Kae, 3 Replies
...her go in the stall while I was fixing my hair and when she came out her hand were wet and she was holding a small piece of feces from the toilet! She had a small hangnail type peel on her finger by her nail. the kind that happens when skin... Read more »

Dark Stool

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Over the past week, I've noticed that my stool has become extremely dark (almost black). Is that a symptom of this virus? Read more »

Blood in stool ?

Posted by NeverAgain, 3 Replies
...Well, I need some help on this one, Can blood in stool be a sign of HIV infection (early infection) ? Read more »