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Can HIV be transmitted via a nitrous balloon?

Hi Doctor,I attended a "rave" like party on 8/21/10. At this party, nitrous balloons were being passed around. I took several hits...And now I am wondering if there is any chance I can get HIV from sharing a balloon. My concern is that I have a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the Chipmunks? Hmm. Well, at least it's safer than loads of other party favors passed around at raves.Your concerns about STD/HIV via nitrous oxide balloons is unwarranted. The risk is nonexistent. Neither worry nor HIV testing is warranted. If... Read more »

Trying again Maybe you will answer this time???

Dr Bob,I emailed you several weeks back letting you know I had an oral exposure on June 17th. Ever... Read more »

Bad advice from planned parenthood?

Hi Dr. Bob-I called my local planned parenthood concerend about a potential exposure (cut on my... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Be Greater Than AIDS: Get Yourself Tested Week Promotes Free HIV Testing June 19-27, 2010

...Family Foundation that challenges stereotypes and breaks down the barriers that may prevent people from talking openly about HIV/AIDS, getting tested, and using protection. People from across the U.S. -- half of whom are living with HIV and half... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Louisiana: Campaign Urges Testing

...the return of the award-winning campaign "GYT: Get Yourself Talking, Get Yourself Tested." Co-sponsored by MTV, CDC, Planned Parenthood, and the Kaiser Family Foundation. GYT encourages young people to start conversations about STDs with partners... Read more »
The Body

HIV Testing 101

...listing of overviews, news and research articles . If you'd like to get tested for HIV, talk to your doctor or call a local HIV/AIDS hotline or HIV organization to find out about trustworthy places you can go for testing. If you live in the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Time for Talk, Tests on STDs

...It happens because we are reluctant to talk about STDs. "The time has come to get talking and get tested. That's why Planned Parenthood has joined with MTV, the Kaiser Family Foundation, and CDC in a campaign to raise awareness about the need to... Read more »
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Can HIV be transmitted via a nitrous balloon?

Posted by vanessa1013, 3 Replies
...party, nitrous balloons were being passed around. I took several hits...And now I am wondering if there is any chance I can get HIV from sharing a balloon. I took an oral HIV test at Planned Parenthood on 9/30/10. It was negative. I tested for... Read more »

deny

Posted by Anonymous
...keep telling yourself you dont believe in HIV/AIDS but we all know better just go down to planned parenthood and take a HIV antibody test ok ? HIV is BS Right ? coward Read more »

Ordering Your Own HIV Test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Besides your local Health Department, Planned Parenthood, eHIV test, and Home Access, how can one order their own HIV test at a lab in the US? If you go to the Quest Labs website and want Read more »

30 day test!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I was recently tested for HIV at a Planned Parenthood clinic using the ELISA test (not sure which generation). I tested negative 30 days after my last possible exposure (Basically Read more »