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Probability Of Getting HIV From Urine

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The Well Project

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

...body's water and vital nutrients (electrolytes). If the water is not replaced you will become dehydrated. Symptoms of dehydration include: Thirst, anxiety, weakness, confusion, lightheadedness, fainting Smaller amounts of urine Dry and pale skin Increased heart rate Decreased blood pressure Try to drink before you feel dehydrated. Clear juices, such as apple, peach, or pear are less harsh on the gut than other types of juices that are...
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drinking your own urine help fight hiv ???

Hello Dr Robert keep up the great work you,l was tld drinking your own urine every morning boost your cd4 numbers and makes your inmune system stronger ??? is this true ???thank you for your time
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Where did you hear such a wildly insane idea as that? Fox News's Glenn Beck perhaps?Drinking your own urine will neither boost CD4 counts nor improve immune function. But you probably guessed that already, right? Of course you did.Dr. Read more »

Please Doctor, I'm really getting crazy

First of all, many thanks for your excellent work in this website.Doctor, I really need you to tell me your opinion. I was about a week ago having a massage and was lying down naked on a blanket which probably had been there for many others before...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your STD/HIV-acquisition risk from your rub-a-dub-dub-massage-on-a-used-blanket sexperience is nonexistent. Your fears are unwarranted. The Read more »

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
...Frascino Hello, Actually, it wasn't a vacation, but thanks I still had an excellent time! Turning now to your question, HIV/AIDS is not transmitted by casual contact, which includes sharing straws, sodas and saliva! Period! See below. Thanks for... Read more »

Urinal Delemma -- Please Help -- I will Donate !!

Dr Bob, Please take a moment and understand my dilemma. The mens room urinals at a mall I was at are not the kind that when you walk away they automatically flush. These are manual flsuhing urinals. Now my question is .. What are the chances from...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...bleeding wound via backsplash or whatever would be so remote as to be essentially nonexistent. We have been closely monitoring the HIV/AIDS pandemic for 25 years and there has never been a case of HIV transmission via this route.It's certainly... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Clarithromycin (Biaxin)

... What Is Clarithromycin? Why Do People With HIV Take Clarithromycin? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Clarithromycin Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Clarithromycin Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fluconazole (Diflucan)

...liver. Your doctor will probably watch your lab results carefully for any sign of liver damage. Let your doctor know if your urine gets dark or your bowel movements get light-colored. Fluconazole can also cause kidney damage. Let your doctor know... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

... Table of Contents What Is HIV? What Is AIDS? What Is the Difference Between HIV and AIDS? How Do I Know if I Have HIV? Do I Need to Get Tested for HIV? Why Should Read more »
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Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

...impaired vision, so people taking this drug should have regular eye check-ups. Common side effects of rifabutin include orange urine, stomach upsets and rashes. In some studies, up to a quarter of people taking rifabutin developed uveitis, a... 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 »

HIV/HepB Coinfection and test implications

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...weeks, but continue to have all the symptoms of ARS and more. When I say more, I also noticed a few times ive had very dark urine, and pale faeces, which I have read is a symptom of HepB. My question for anyone knowledgeable out there, is:- Can... 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 »

HIV/HepB Coinfection and test implications

Posted by Anonymous
...weeks, but continue to have all the symptoms of ARS and more. When I say more, I also noticed a few times ive had very dark urine, and pale faeces, which I have read is a symptom of HepB. My question for anyone knowledgeable out there, is:- Can... Read more »