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Odds Of Infection Sharing A Shower

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The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...you are HIV positive If you protect yourself in these ways, you do not need to be afraid of getting or passing HIV by casual contact. Remember, HIV is not transmitted by: Hugs Dancing Sharing food or drinks Using a shower, bath, or bed used by an HIV-positive person Kissing (between people with no significant dental problems) Sharing exercise equipment Bug bites
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Sharing the same towel after shower

Dear Doctor,How are you? Thank you very much for answering all the questions for us. I am a 34 years old male. I had one lady roomate one month ago. One day, I took the shower right after her. I used the same towel she has used. After drying of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex and... Read more »

Showering and Baths

I just got diagnosed positive. With all that going on, i'm researching alot of concerns. One question is if I shower in the same bathtub as where my 4 year old son takes his nightly baths is there a danger to him being infected? Like when I shave in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...contact, such as sharing eating utensils or bathroom facilities or through hugging or kissing. The HIV risk of your sharing a shower or bathtub with your four-year-old son is completely nonexistent.Dr. Bob Read more »

Infection by Sharing Food or Drink

Can a person be infected with Hepitis C by sharing foor or drinks?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Under normal circumstances, hepatitis C is not transmitted by food or water. BY Read more »

Getting HIV by sharing soap

Hi, I was wondering HIV/AIDS can be transmitted through sharing a bar of soapthat is used in the shower since the soap comes in contact with genital/analareas. Also, what if one person, who had AIDS, had some cut or lesion, and then washed his hands...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Activities where this can happeninclude vaginal intercourse (both partners), anal intercourse (bothpartners), giving oral sex, sharing needles (IV, tattoo etc.), and rarelythrough receiving a blood transfusion. HIV can also be transmitted... Read more »
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The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...transmitted by casual contact such as: Being a friend to someone who is HIV positive Hugs Dancing Sharing food or drinks Using a shower, bath, or bed used by an HIV-positive person Kissing (between people with no significant dental... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...unsafetattooing and by sharing razors, scissorsor toothbrushes. To protect yourself and others: If you use drugs, do not share or re-use needlesor other equipment. Cleaning equipment withbleach will kill HIV, but it may not stop Hep C. ... Read more »
The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...they are not at risk for HIVbecause of their age. Like younger people, older people can get HIV fromunprotected sex and from sharing needles, even needles only used for insulinshots. Women who have gone through menopause often don't think... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

... What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Pros and Read more »
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Could I catch HIV from sharing infected toilet pap

Posted by blackwinterday, 1 Reply
Dear Expert, I am new to this forum! Firstly, I would like to express my gratitude to all of you! I am scared over the incident told below! Recently, I was diagnosed with hemorrhoids so I always wipe off my vagina and anus after urinating. I... Read more »

Sharing shaving razors?

Posted by Carrie, 8 Replies
...My boyfriend (poz) and I (neg) were wondering if HIV can pass threw sharing the same shaving razors. The concern is obviously that if he nicks himself while shaving his face and gets blood on the razor, Read more »

News I want to share.....

Posted by rainbowhisperer, 6 Replies
...reason I am who i am. Jesus put me here to love and take care of children. I have devoted my whole life to children.Thank you in sharing in my happiness I just wanted to brag for a minute. With love always. Read more »

Some information that i wish to share!

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
...yesterday and had a good chat with him. During the conversation, there are some information which i have obtained and would like to share with the forum. He told me that the windows period is 3 months for most cases, however he has seen patients... Read more »