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Probability Of Getting HIV From Touching Poop

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Can HIV be transmitted through sweat? (SWEAT, 2010)

Hello Dr Robert! I was curious to know if HIV could be transmitted through sweat? I was at club recently having a conversation with a friend who is HIV positive. We speaking very close due to the loud music and during our conversation some of his...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and urine do contain HIV, but have not been reported to transmit the disease (apart from two cases involving transmission from fecal matter via cut skin). Mosquitoes, fleas, and other insects do not transmit HIV.If you are sexually active,... Read more »

saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get... Read more »

plumbing and hiv

Dear Doc, I have alot of anxiety right now about being a plumber and not wearing gloves all the... Read more »
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The Well Project

Getting HIV Drugs

... AIDS Drugs Assistance Program The AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) is funded by the federal government to help pay for HIV drugs for people who might not be able to afford them otherwise. Your local ADAP office can let you know which drugs... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...other type of activity -- kissing someone with HIV, sharing food or drinks with them, touching something an HIV-positive person touched -- there's basically no chance that whatever you did resulted in you getting HIV. If you're curious about... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...cause dehydration (loss of water and nutrients) and wasting (unintentional weight loss). You have diarrhea if you have watery stools or if you have three or more bowel movements each day. If your diarrhea lasts for more than a few days, contains... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Safer Injection Guidelines That Can Reduce Health Risks Including Getting Infected With HIV or Hep

... It is safest to use a new, sterile syringe and equipment (including cotton, filters, caps, spoons, cookers and alcohol swabs) every time you inject. You can get new syringes in exchange for used ones at needle exchange Read more »
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Please Help, Confused and scared...

Posted by jrob123, 2 Replies
...mouth, My throat is soar, I am always tired. I yaun 20 times a day, i feel sleepy, I burp all the time. espc after I eat. My stools are always changing, at first it was dhiarea, now they are just soft. When i go to the bathroom and leave stools,... Read more »

When does the pain not feel like pain anymore?

Posted by Survivor, 4 Replies
...change a thing in my life and that my life was full". This is not about me. This is about you! I couldnt really give a real shit about things right now. I feel very compromised that I will now have these kind of stories to live with and live... Read more »

Did Something Really Stupid & Now Feeling Guilty

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...his mouth to show me that he swallowed it. I got so bumbed out, I just zipped up and ran out of there. Now I feel like crap and don't know what to do. Read more »

Introducing me!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...rash is gone, but my sore throat returns, today i am worried, very worried, HIV is all that crosses my mind. I also have loose stool today, could this be because of the stress i put upon myself? Day 11 i wake to find that my sore throat is... Read more »