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Is Touching Poop Safe

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Dr. Bob, very worried. Saliva came in touch with open wound,

Dr. Bob, An escort was licking my face, later i realised that i had a cut on my face. She could be HIV positive, if she is HIV positive and since her saliva comes into contact with my blood, am i at risk of getting HIV?Let me know. Thanks. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Nope. Saliva does not transmit HIV. (See below. I'll reprint some basic information about HIV transmission.)Thanks for your tax-deductible donation to The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org).Stay well.Dr. BobDr.... Read more »

sex, shaved under belly , blood period touched me?

I had a protected sex using condom with unknown partner,suddenly blood period went up. i freaked... Read more »

touched condom and penis really worried

Dear Doctor,I had protected sex with a sex worker 3 weeks back after ejaculation I touched the... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Healing Touch and Melting Stress

Illustration by Carol-Anne Pedneault From the hug that comforts a crying child to the hand that steadies the shoulder of an anxious friend, touch can be a powerful tonic. As a long-term survivor of 24 years and counting, I am constantly... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Sharing, Caring and Touching Lives -- Atlanta AIDS Education Organization "Positive PEACHES"

It is my pleasure to spotlight a wonderful organization called, Positive PEACHES, Inc. The mission of Positive PEACHES, Inc. is to reduce the number of cases of HIV/AIDS by implementing educational strategies for the prevention of HIV/AIDS, and to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

St. Louis: City Investigates Charge Safe Sex Event Featured Gay-Porn Actor

St. Louis health officials are investigating allegations made by two former employees of Blacks Assisting Blacks Against AIDS who say federal money was used to hire a gay porn actor who stripped and engaged in sexual conduct with guests at a safer... Read more »
Project Inform

Sex and Living with HIV

Sexual intimacy is essential to well being. All human beings need to touch and be touched. Yet people living with HIV are often denied touch because of other people's ignorance; or they themselves shy away from touch because of shame, pain, or fear... Read more »
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touch the body fluid?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Last weekend, we had a party at my home with some friends (I knowing or I unknowing). After the party, I cleaned the house and the bathroom. There was some stain (not sure blood or urine or some other stuff) on one toilet. I cleaned it and touched... Read more »

Yellow Poop

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi All,
Is it common for your poop to change from the normal color of brown, to a light yellowish color???

perhaps during or right after sero?
tks Read more »

Doctor scaring the poop out of me

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Had high risk exposure and went to the doctor crying...
He told me not to worry and gave me a PCR Viral load test to make sure (21 days post exposure)
The result was supposed to be in today. I called this morning and he was very short with me and told... Read more »

How Safe Is Safe?

Posted by dancin_man, 4 Replies
I am newly diagnosed gay male who is trying to navigate his way through dealing with this process. Obviously testing positive brings up a whole array of issues dealing with sex, and I wanted to use this forum to raise my issues/questions, and get... Read more »