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Is Touching Urine Safe

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WEL-CUM Dr. BOB: Molesting a urinal?

I don't know about you or anyone else who read that post, but I couldn't stop thinking about what this guy was potentially doing to that poor urinal. Plus, he was getting off on it to boot!I've pissed in many public restrooms over the years. I can...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...2010dear Dr. Bob, yesterday while urinating in a public urinal, some pre-cum from my penis hung down in a continuous thread to touch the urinal bowl. I moved back but the thread extended itself, ultimately i hade to shut Mr. Happy in to stop cut... Read more »

Absolutely Stupid Father and Husband (SALIVA, SWEAT, URINE) (WATERSPORTS)(HIV BASICS)

Dr. Frascino, thank you for all you do. I have a question and I am hoping that you will answer. I... Read more »

hepatits in urine?

hello, are HIV and hepatitis b and c transmitted if by accident i put my hand in my mouth after i... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Salmonellosis

...the animal is healthy. Adults should also assure that children wash their hands after handling a reptile or bird, or after touching its environment. What can a person do to prevent this illness? There is no vaccine to prevent... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV and Kidney Disease

...Function? The main job of the kidneys is to filter out waste products. They reabsorb what is needed and remove the waste in urine. The most important waste products are excess sodium and water. Each kidney contains about a million filtering... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

...different opportunistic infections can cause these symptoms. Therefore, your health care provider will probably check your blood, urine, or saliva to look for the bacteria that causes MAC. The sample will be tested to see what bacteria are... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...herpes should follow a few simple steps to avoid spreading the infection to other places on their body or other people. Avoid touching the infected area during an outbreak, and wash your hands after contact with that area. Do not have sexual... Read more »
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Probably infected now

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... I'm always careful not to sit on public toilets (I'm female), I pee while standing up, like guys do, I don't wanna touch anyone else's pee or blood or whatever. So tonight I was at a public toilet in a bar, I dropped my pants and underwear to the Read more »

Lapdance handjob is this a risk ?

Posted by scaredagain, 6 Replies
A few days ago I ended up going to a Lapdance bar with friends while working in the USA. After much beer and coaxing from my friends I ended up getting a private dance from one of the dancers a Venezuelan girl. I ended up getting a handjob, which... Read more »

Just a personal thought

Posted by Anonymous
...virus does not live well on such surfaces and there has never been a documented case of any person who's gotten HIV through touching it. I got a few scenarios which I hope you people would be kind enough to help me with. 1) Toilet taps - I had a... Read more »

touch the body fluid?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...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 it without any protections, ex. gloves. One or two minutes later, I washed my hands with water and soap... Read more »