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Probability Of Getting HIV From Toilet Seat

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URGENT - 4 YEAR OLD - PENIS - TOILET SEAT

Hello,I hope that you can respond to my email at the shortest delay.My son and I were using a public swimming pool. He wanted to pass urine. Normally, I am very particular about doing these things myself but this time I allowed the family au pair to...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
We have been getting a lot of questions lately from freaked out moms about kids with potential exposures to yucky stuff. In each case, as in your child's situation, there has been no risk.HIV is NEVER, EVER, transmitted by a toilet seat. Does... Read more »

HIV Toilet Seat Transmission

On 4/5, I didn't sit on the toilet seat because there was blood on it. I cleaned the blood... Read more »

Hiv from toilet seat dried blood

Hi, I'm worried, I have OCD and need some reassurance. Please help!I just went to the toilet,... Read more »
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Cut on finger and toilet seat

Posted by xtreme, 1 Reply
thanks for the responses! Much appreciated! Another 2 questions regarding HIV transmission -

1. I had a cut on my finger where I was fingering my girlfriend - does this pose as a risk for HIV for her to get infected if I had the virus or me getting... Read more »

HIV toilet seat blood?

Posted by tubbyone1, 1 Reply
I went to the public library restroom today & saw some blood on the toilet seat. I wiped it off with tissue paper, then sat anddid my business. i didn't see any blood left over, but after i got up, i saw some blood on the inner side of the seat.... Read more »

What is the probability that I have HIV?

Posted by absolute, 1 Reply
I am a hypochondriac. Hypochondriac means health anxiety or health worry. Now I am worried about HIV... So, one day I heard from friends about his auntie got infected with HIV. That time, all i know abut HIV is that its deadly, so i got curious. I... Read more »

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 always... Read more »