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Menstrual Blood Public Restrooms And Hiv

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HIV risk for blood "possible exposure in public restroom?"

hi dr. i had an incident at the gym where i had to use the restroom urgently the stall had menstrual blood in the inner walls of the toilet which seemed inbeded because it didn't flush away anyway i was cautious. i have a case of anal fissures...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,You had <b>no risk</b> for HIV. There are many reason why you have no risk. One of the strongest reasons is that HIV simply can't survive in the open air. Well before the time you entered the stall, the HIV... Read more »

blood exposure in public restroom

hi dr. i had an incident at the gym where i had to use the restroom urgently the stall had... Read more »

needlestick in a public restroom?

Dr. Bob- Thanks for taking my question. On March 6, I was involved in masturbation in a public... Read more »
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DOJ Investigating Alabama Resort After Manager Prohibits HIV-Positive Child From Using Pool, Restrooms

The Department of Justice is investigating Wales West RV Resort in Silverhill, Ala., in preparation for a possible discrimination lawsuit after a manager at the facility prohibited an HIV-positive child from using the facility's swimming pool and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Physicians' Group Recommends Using Public Cord Blood Banks, Routine HIV Testing

At its meeting in Hawaii this week, the American Medical Association adopted new guidelines to help doctors counsel pregnant women about donating their babies' umbilical cord blood to public cord blood banks. "Umbilical cord blood stem cells are... Read more »
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 »
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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 »

HIV toilet seat blood?

Posted by tubbyone1, 1 Reply
I went to the public library restroom today &amp; saw some blood on the toilet seat. I wiped it off with tissue paper, then sat anddid my business. i didn't see any blood left over, but after i got up, i saw some blood on the inner side of the seat.... Read more »