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Is It Possible To Get HIV From Urine

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Could I possibly get HIV from urine?

Hi. I'm a female and recently I've had a possible incident in which I was using a public restroom--urinating. In the middle of it, I felt that maybe some urine had splashed on my vulva (primarily on the labia majora, couldn't tell for...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

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Thanks for your question,There is absolutely no risk for HIV from this situation. None.Urine does not transmit HIV. Even if there was blood in it, too much time would've passed.If this kind of situation is something that preoccupies you, even... Read more »

Splash to lips from possible urine containing blood what is the risk

Im lab worker who had a splash to the lips when screwing lid back into a urine sample containing... Read more »

Can mild night sweats be a possible sign of HIV

I was wondering if infected urine that came from a toilet seat and made contact with one's... Read more »
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Possible HIV transmission/infection ???

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hello,

Hope someone can enlighten me on this encounter I had.

I've come across a stranger in the men's public toilet on 21 Apr 99, he was 'sort of' stroking his private parts when I went in.

I occupied the adjacent urinal and was just about to ease... Read more »

28 days Post Possible HIV Infection

Posted by LostMind, 1 Reply
Sorry for the long post...

10/10/12 I'm a 32 yr old white male; I had unprotected oral sex with a female I met at a bar (business trip in Seattle) and possibly unprotected vaginal sex (cannot remember). Since then I have been plagued with the... Read more »

Urine Test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi All,
Sorry I typed the wrong time period in the last message. I am under a lot of stress. Ok, I had a Urine test at 8 weeks and tested negative. Does the 95% accurate rule at 25 days still exist with Urine tests?

I have another question also,... Read more »

Urine Therapy

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Obviously this is not a very widely used forum but since it is the first one I've found I'll stick with it for awhile. I was interested to read Bentley's post that he drinks his own urine. Do you know that in Hindu areas that is a sign of... Read more »