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Probability Of Getting HIV From Touching Urine

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...Plastic Wrap for Oral Sex Using Dildoes and Other Sex Toys Risk From Specific Sexual Practices Anal Intercourse Vaginal Intercourse Oral Sex Watersports / Urine in Sex or Sex-Play Rimming (Oral-Anal Contact) Fisting Kissing Mutual Masturbation Solo Masturbation Body Massage, Hugging, Rubbing SM Activities...
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Absolutely Stupid Father and Husband (SALIVA, SWEAT, URINE) (WATERSPORTS)(HIV BASICS)

Dr. Frascino, thank you for all you do. I have a question and I am hoping that you will answer. I had protected oral receptive sex with an HIV+ friend. I am male. To my knowledge the rubber stayed intact but my worry is of the following. I had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you had protected "insertive," not "receptive," oral sex. Assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not fail, your HIV-acquisition risk would be nonexistent. Saliva does not transmit HIV, unless there is visible blood present. See... Read more »

Hiv + or _

Let me explain my week. Sunday started to drink a lot of beer probably drank 15 beers and had not much sleep. Monday started drinking again at about 2 in the afternoon. I was drinking Redbull vodka (10 redbulls and 1/2 to 3/4 bottle of vodka...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent based on the activities you describe. However, even though HIV is not your problem, you definitely Read more »

Occupational exposure and pregnant

I'm a nurse who looked after a child with HIV. I did not have a needlestick or splash. But am worried that there may have been urine on a bottle a colleague passed me. The urine dipstick was negative for blood but very dark and probable high levels...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk from the occupational episodes you describe is so remote that it's essentially nonexistent. I have absolutely Read more »

plumbing and hiv

Dear Doc, I have alot of anxiety right now about being a plumber and not wearing gloves all the time and having cuts on my hands. Does hiv in urine or feces deactivate rapidly in toilet water or does it live for a long period of time. do i have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...active, and two-thirds of STIs affect people under age 25. Many young people also use drugs and alcohol, which can increase the likelihood that they will engage in high-risk sexual behavior. For many years, there were no effective treatments for... Read more »
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The Well Project

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

... Table of Contents Gut Basics The Gut and HIV Diarrhea and HIV Coping With Diarrhea Nausea, Vomiting and Anorexia Gas, Bloating and Heartburn Taking Care of Read more »
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?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

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

...bleach is in contact with what's being cleaned for at least 2 minutes. This is different from the usual guidelines for killing HIV. The Hepatitis viruses are hardier than HIV, and therefore more difficult to destroy. It has not been proven that... Read more »
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Possible HIV transmission/infection ???

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...off" of urine droplets/remains at the small opening (urinary meatus) of the glans. QUESTIONS:- ========== 1. If he is HIV POSITIVE, will I be infected with the virus from that incident, by having it 'INTRODUCED' into my body (via the... Read more »

for hiv- people with long lasting symptoms

Posted by Jambasher, 4 Replies
...this but still: There seem to be the rather frequent occasion of people suffering from long lasting symptoms, many related to HIV and still repetitively testing negative. Especially with people complaining of Parasthesias other mild... Read more »

Probably infected now

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...put my pants on and sprayed a lot of perfume in the whole area, cuz it has alcohol and I suppose it could kill any trace of HIV or herpes or hepatitis, and that was it, nothing else I could do, I couldn't change or refuse to put them on or... Read more »

Scare with Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...and I didn't drink that much water that day and once I saw a slight mucous discharge after urination. I took tests so far for Hiv, Chlamydia, Syphllis, hepatitis, and Gonorrhea. The last three are negative, but still waiting for results for the... Read more »