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Is it safe to swim with your menstrual period in a pool

I hope you can end a long-time heated debate between my husband and I. I'm co-infected with HIV and Hep C. I have never, not once, gone swimming since my HIV diagnosis in 1988 while I have my period. I believe I do that more for my peace of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.There would be no risk to other swimmers. The chemicals in the water as well as the effect of dilution due to the large amount of water in the pool would negate any and all risk of transmission of a blood borne pathogen such as HIV or Hepatitis... Read more »

Menstrual blood on toilet seat

Hi I went to the toilet at work and realised after wiping myself then getting of the toilet seat... Read more »

menstrual blood residue

Hello,Firstly thank you for providing such a fantastic resource.Sorry for asking what may be a very... Read more »
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New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Menstrual Disorders in HIV-Infected Women

Table of Contents I. Introduction II. Causes of Abnormal Menses in HIV-Infected Women III. Assessing Menstrual Irregularity in HIV-Infected Women IV. Managing Menstrual Irregularities in HIV-Infected Women References I.... Read more »
The Well Project

Menstrual Changes and HIV

Table of Contents HIV and Menstrual Problems How Does HIV Cause Problems? Finding the Cause of Menstrual Problems What Else Can Cause Menstrual Problems? Dealing With Menstrual Problems Taking Care of Yourself HIV and Menstrual... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Target "Super-Spreaders" to Stop Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C is mainly transmitted through contaminated blood and blood products. Since screening for blood transfusion began, the main transmission route is now intravenous drug use, through sharing and re-use of syringes. Gkikas Magiorkinis, from... Read more »
TheBody.com

Sexual Transmission of Hepatitis C Happens Through Blood, Not Semen, in Gay Men With HIV, Study Says

Sexual transmission of hepatitis C (HCV) has been documented since 2000 among gay, HIV-positive men in several major cities, including Amsterdam, Berlin, London and New York. The sexual practice of fisting has been particularly associated with the... Read more »
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menstrual blood

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can you get hiv from menstrual blood?

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Menstrual Blood

Posted by Moe, 2 Replies
Hi There,

Here is my story.

I was with a high risk worker women and during foreplay I started rubbing her clit with my hand (no fingering).

I later put my condom and licked my hand to wet her vagina. While attempting to penetrate her (penetration... Read more »

Prolonged menstrual period an HIV symptom?

Posted by anonymous34134, 1 Reply
So, I had an HIV scare in November 2007. I had unprotected oral sex with a guy (he went down on me, and I went down on him, but he didn't come). A few weeks after that I developed a bad cough and thought I might be HIV positive. I got tested 3... Read more »

Hepatitis and HIV tests

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Recently I had an exposure to blood. At 3 months the HIV test and the Hepatitis C test have both come back negative, but I still have a question. If I had hepatitis C and my body had not yet developed antibodies to it at 3 monts, and if my immune... Read more »