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Is It Possible To Get AIDS From Pool Water

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AIDS Activists Plan "Family Reunion" at Alabama RV Park That Banned HIV-Positive 2-Year-Old From Pool

The Campaign to End AIDS (www.C2EA.org ) is holding a "family reunion" at the Wales West RV Resort in Silver Hill, Alabama, on Labor Day, Monday, September 3, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The group expects more than 150 people to attend the event,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Nevada Man Files Complaint After Mobile Home Park Prohibits Him From Using Pool

An HIV-positive Nevada man has filed a complaint with the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development against Carefree Country Mobile Home Park in Clark County, Nev., where he lives, after the park earlier this year sent him a letter saying... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

DOJ Investigating Alabama Resort After Manager Prohibits HIV-Positive Child From Using Pool, Restrooms

The Department of Justice is investigating Wales West RV Resort in Silverhill, Ala., in preparation for a possible discrimination lawsuit after a manager at the facility prohibited an HIV-positive child from using the facility's swimming pool and... Read more »
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stepped in twelve-hour old sewage water-whats possibility of AIds

Maybe I'm paranoid, but I need to know the stats or chances of one contracting HIV or Hepatitis or any other serious diseases by accidently, but quickly stepping in twelve-hour old backed-up sewage water twice in socks. Although it was a short...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello OCD and worrying constantly,OK, I'll answer your question, but first, you have to answer one for me, OK? You stepped in 12-hour old backup sewage water in your socks, right? OK, I understand how that might happen once, but twice? You did... Read more »

Swimming Pools

Can HIV/Aids be transmitted through chlorine based pool water if any blood gets into the pool water and someone with an open sore swims in it. Thanks, Gayle....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Gayle,Nope!Dr. Bob... Read more »

public swimming pools

If a person who is HIV positive bleeds in a swimming pool, can another swimmer become infected with HIV if he or she swallows some pool water with that blood or has an open sore?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The short answer to your question is "no." The longer answer is "nope!"Dr. Bob... Read more »

swimming pool risk

Can you get aids or hepatitis C from a public swimming pool. My little boy has lessons in the local pool where they use a salt based chlorine filtration system that is less harsh. It uses sodium chloride and takes out most of the sodium and leaves...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,There is absolutely no risk from the situation you're describing. Simply put, the pool water will dilute any random blood to the point that it isn't there in significant quantities. Doesn't matter if... Read more »
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blood at swimming pool

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Someone had cut himself at the swimming pool and there were bloody footsteps on the floor (fresh blood). I think I accidentally stepped on the blood (I was bare-footed). Is this a possible way of infection? I didn't see any big cuts in my feet. Read more »

Could this be a possible cure? (farfetched)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Would it be possible to rid the body of the HIV infection by hooking up an infected individual to a blood transfusion machine type thing. In one arm, the needle would continuously drain the person's blood. In the other arm, a needle would constantly... Read more »

possible

Posted by Anonymous
this aint really hiv related just kinda, if blood can get into something and water and stuff does that mean air can get into it.

because when peeling back my earphone covers today they were soaking wet, its is sorta like plastic bits round the side... Read more »

possible

Posted by Anonymous
this aint really hiv related just kinda, if blood can get into something and water and stuff does that mean air can get into it.

because when peeling back my earphone covers today they were soaking wet, its is sorta like plastic bits round the side... Read more »