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Is It Possible To Get HIV 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

Blog: The Prospect of an HIV Patent Pool

PLoS Medicine 's "Speaking of Medicine " blog reports on a recent meeting that explored the possibility of creating an HIV patent pool. To create a patent pool, the WHO and UNITAID need to "figure out the highest priority essential ARVs, identify... Read more »
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Is it possible to get HIV while doing sex inside water,

I have done the sex inside the water , but i dint complete my sex that time i realize that i m not having condom , same time i take it out side , just for max 1 minute ,reply me ...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Can sex in the water transmit HIV? Well, um, yeah. There is nothing special about doing it like Aquaman that would protect you or your partner from sexually transmitted diseases. If it did, Jacuzzi sales would be through the roof.DW... Read more »

HOW WELL DOES THE HIV VIRUS TRANSMIT AT SWIMMING POOL?

Hi Dr Bob I have one quick question regarding how well does the HIV virus survive in chlorine water. I went to the indoor swimming pool other day and I didn't notice this when I walked in but there was blood on the ground foot print maybe...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The only way you could contract HIV in that pool would be by having unsafe sex with an HIV-positive hunky lifeguard.Dr. Bob... Read more »

HIV Transmition via mouth and private pool

Dear doctor I was reading 10 common fears about HIV in this website, according to the part sharing glasses,food and utensil with HIV positive people and you've written drinking even frothy glasses of the four bodily fluids that can transmit the...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
No dice, none of these really click as a meaningful exposure. Fortunately for humankind, HIV is not that easily transmitted. DW... Read more »

"the blood pool" workplace HIV exposure

Hi Doc, you are truly the best. Keep up the great work.I keep trying to convince a friend that their exposure risk was zero, maybe he will listen to you. He has fallen into a depression because of this, and is terrified of HIV. This happened two...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your friend's HIV risk is nonexistent. If he remains worried, let alone terrified and depressed, he should get an HIV rapid test at the three-month mark. The results will undoubtedly be negative. However, this may be the most efficient... 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 »