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Pool Water Do I Need To Get Tested For AIDS

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Dr. Bob,Although it might sound strange, I enjoy skinny dipping in the Lake. I usually do it where there are no people around so I don't freak anyone out...plus I am really not that well hung!!. Is there any risk of catching hiv or hepatitis in...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

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Casa Casuarina...

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

...influenza caused by exposure to influenza-contaminated drinking water. Can 2009 H1N1 flu virus be spread through water in swimming pools, spas, water parks, interactive fountains, and other treated recreational water venues? Influenza viruses... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...exposed to HIV, talk to your health care provider or the public health department, and get tested. For more information on HIV testing, see Fact Sheet 102 . If you are sure that you have been exposed, call your health care provider immediately... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevention of Cryptosporidiosis in Immunocompromised Persons

...pet gets diarrhea, have it tested for Crypto. 5. Avoid swallowing water when swimming in the ocean, lakes, rivers, or pools, and when using hot tubs. When swimming in lakes, rivers, or pools, and when using hot tubs, avoid... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...labeling, and storage; and vigilant quality control. Routine donations are now tested for HIV and hepatitis C through nucleic acid testing (NAT). Hemophilia treatments : Hemophilia is a genetic disease in which people (almost all men) lack the... Read more »
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Desperately seeking answers

Posted by scared_stiff_to, 5 Replies
...is my situation; please help, I would appreciate any and all responses: 20-something, white male, Sub-Saharan Africa, never tested. 5 1/2 months ago I visited a brothel and paid for sex with a woman of unknown HIV status - sex lasted +- 20mins... Read more »

Chronic Tonsil Cheese

Posted by brent4861, 10 Replies
...throat isn't sore and I was surprised. I went online to google.com to search and found out that kids get this and people with AIDS. This isn't able to be affected by antibiotic at all times cause it hides or something like that. I called my... Read more »

Proof

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone Read more »

information

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...progressing. DIAGNOSIS Because early HIV infection often causes no symptoms, your health care provider usually can diagnose it by testing your blood for the presence of antibodies (disease-fighting proteins) to HIV. HIV antibodies generally do... Read more »