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Odds Of Contracting HIV Drinking Water

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay men. However, as the years passed, women have emerged asanother group hard hit by the AIDS...
Ask the Experts

Drinking water from a bottle of an HIV Person?

Can you get HIV from drinking water from a bottle of an HIV infected person?
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
No. Read more »

When working as a volunteer health care worker, is it possible I contracted the HIV virus?

Two summers ago I volunteered in a developing country. I work mostly in a clinic for men and women living with HIV and AIDS. I often had to change incontinent residents and their soiled bedsheets. I would also have to lift them up while another...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...cryptosporidiosis is in the water. If you hear that the water in your community may have cryptosporidiosis parasites, boil your drinking water for at least 1 minute to kill the parasite, then let the water cool before drinking. You may want to... Read more »

Am I being stupid??

Dear Dr, I recently had sex with a prostitute which I used protection. After the experience I became very paranoid about whether the condom had burst or other scenarios of whether i had caught HIV. After 4 days I actually when back to the spot...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...mercilessly with soap and bleach. OK fine. Totally unnecessary, but fine. So now you are wondering if someone might contract HIV from drinking water from your bleached taps. Dude, be reasonable. Oh, OK, I guess we already determined that's not... Read more »

Am I being stupid?

Dr. Bob,An escort came to my home while my wife was away. We had protected sex in the bathtub. After she left I started to worry that if she had HIV it could have gotten on the bathtub surface or faucet so I've been scubbing them with bleach and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...mercilessly with soap and bleach. OK fine. Totally unnecessary, but fine. So now you are wondering if someone might contract HIV from drinking water from your bleached taps. Dude, be reasonable. Oh, OK, I guess we already determined that's not... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

IRIN/ PlusNews Examines Efforts to Increase Access to Safe Drinking Water Among HIV-Positive People in Sudan

... IRIN/ PlusNews on Monday examined efforts to increase access to safe drinking water among HIV-positive people living in Sudan. According to IRIN/ PlusNews , people living with HIV are especially vulnerable to Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Is Drinking Water in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, Safe for Infant Formula?

...each household. The median age of the caretakers was 27 years. Forty- nine (41 percent) caretakers had no formal education. Drinking water was typically collected from the municipal system by a family member and was stored in 99 (83 percent) of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...Subpopulation Estimates from the HIV Incidence Surveillance System -- United States, 2006. MMWR . 2008; 57(36):985-989. HIV and AIDS Diagnoses 4 and Deaths At some point in life, 1 in 36 Hispanic/Latino men will be diagnosed with... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...effect. If they continue or get worse, it may be a sign that you have an infection, especially if you also have a fever. Some AIDS-related opportunistic infections (OIs) affecting the gut include: Cryptosporidiosis Microsporidiosis ... Read more »
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Worried after performing oral on multiple partners

Posted by alanwann, 2 Replies
...days now I have sores in my throat like strep ,blisters on lips and a lot of diarrhea .I have asked others and say its not HIV just nervousness.Ive heard you cant get anything from swallowing and giving head and I never really worried before. I... Read more »

So concerned about my mom.

Posted by JJ77, 2 Replies
...advice/information/coping/etc. I feel that I need to talk with others and maybe GET and GIVE help/advice/an ear. My mother has HIV. I found out "finally" in 2008. The reason I say finally is because I heard of her having it in 1993/1994 and... Read more »

Can I get AIDS from ....???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Can I get HIV from playing someone's guitar ? If they have AIDS ? Read more »

Penis Glans and the risk of contracting HIV

Posted by dopey33, 3 Replies
...penis. I immediately washed my penis with warm water and dry it up. I am concern because online it talks about how you can get HIV if any contaminated fluids goes as far as touching the glans. Please confirm if this is true or not. I have no... Read more »