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transmission in hot tubs/pools

can joeshmo get hiv/aids if the affected hiv patient billybob urinates in the same pool or hot tub that joeshmo is in at the time?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Pool pee-pee???? Again???? Aughhhhhh! Another QTND (Question That Never Dies) Listen, even if Billy Bob is infected (as opposed to being "affected") with HIV and decides to piss directly on Joe Schmo in the pool or while lying on... Read more »

Transmission from menstrual period in a pool!

I previously asked this question. Tested at 3, 6 and 9 months (negative) but have had persisten symptoms (sore throat); was in a pool with my children, did not know had my period; they started getting symptoms (sore throat)this has continued for all...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,HIV cannot be transmitted via swimming pools, whether an HIVer had her period while doing laps or was profusely bleeding from a slashed artery while swimming. No risk. None. OK?Thanks for the donation to The Robert James Frascino AIDS... Read more »

HIV transmission from condom slip/HIV virus stable in water

My question is a combined question. This is the 1st and last time I will ever make such a poor judgement call. I am uncircumsized. Had sex with a sex worker. Used a condom during vaginal and oral intercourse. She used lubrication. I was kind...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou used protection and even though the condom slipped some you were always covered and as long as you had no open sores on your penis there was no risk of HIV transmission. You did everything right.Be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »

swimming pool risk

Can you get aids or hepatitis C from a public swimming pool. My little boy has lessons in the local pool where they use a salt based chlorine filtration system that is less harsh. It uses sodium chloride and takes out most of the sodium and leaves...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,There is absolutely no risk from the situation you're describing. Simply put, the pool water will dilute any random blood to the point that it isn't there in significant quantities. Doesn't matter if... Read more »
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blood at swimming pool

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Someone had cut himself at the swimming pool and there were bloody footsteps on the floor (fresh blood). I think I accidentally stepped on the blood (I was bare-footed). Is this a possible way of infection? I didn't see any big cuts in my feet. Read more »

HIV Transmission Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I need to ascess my risk for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases. 6 days ago, I met up with this man that I had chatted to online and we had unprotected sex.
There was a lot of open mouth kissing and fondling. He proceeded to masturbate... Read more »

Skin Abrasion on Penis / HIV Transmission Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello.
I just felt compelled to share an experience regarding potential HIV expousure through a tiny skin abrasion on the penis. In a trip abroad last year, I topped for a man of unknown status. I wore a condom, but after ejaculation I noticed that... Read more »

Dirty Toilet Rim Water in Eye

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was recently went to a unisex toilet, and somehow managed to have some water splash from the rim into my eye. The rim was pretty dirty but didn't have any noticeable blood, but it could have had other body fluids on it. What is the risk here? I... Read more »