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Risk Of Transmission Of Herpes From A Toilet

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Myths persist about how HIV is transmitted. This section provides the facts about HIV risk from different types of sex, injection drug use, and other activities. Table of Contents How Is HIV Passed From One Person to Another? How Well Does HIV Survive Outside the Body? Can I Get HIV From Anal Sex? Can I Get HIV From Vaginal Sex? Can I Get HIV From Oral Sex? Is There a Connection Between HIV and Other Sexually Transmitted...
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HIV Transmission via Toilet Seat/Toilet Paper

Hello, I recently went for an STD test at a free STD clinic in Downtown NYC. Pardon my somewhat graphic description, but I used the bathroom (which was not very clean at all) to do my business (#2). I used the toilet paper available to clean myself...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:The answer to your question is none. Zero. There is no risk of transmission from a situation like this. HIV does not live well outside of the body. Within a minutes time, the virus will start to die, leaving it unable to infect someone. In... Read more »

Herpes risk from yourself or toilet seat "An Uneducated Guess"

Hey I just had a question to ask(let it be known I am a guy) Please tell me that it's not even scientifically possible to contract the herpes virus from yourself or a toilet seat.Its just that one night when I was masturbateing I awoke the next...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for you question,Sounds like you went to a doctor when you had a question (which is great!) and they gave you you an answer (which is also great!).There's nothing more to say than to trust your doctor's response! You cannot get... Read more »

HIV transmission from penis touching toilet

Yesterday , i pee in a verticle toilet , however my TIP of penis touched the border which was logically with soap or maybe cum or semen , i don't know , my tip of penis (gap) touched it .let s say , that it was infected HIV+ semen , is there a...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Hope this helps,There is no risk from this situation. HIV <b>can't</b> live outside the body long enough to wait around for your penis to slightly touch it.Hope this helps,Erik... Read more »

Transmission possible thru contact with days old vomit residue in toilet? Please respond as soon as possible...very scared!

Hi there, Doc! I wrote you once already today, but I must admit I'm very scared for my health and anxious to hear back from you. My friend has had sex with an HIV+ guy in the past several months and hasn't been tested since. She was in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Melissa,You've already written twice today? Gosh, how many times to you think I want to read about Puking Penelope's Porcelain Throne Adventures? Relax, Melissa, I agree with the CDC on this one: no risk! Except the risk I might... Read more »
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HIV from blood on Toilet paper?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hi,
if somebody that had hiv spilled a bit of their blood onto toilet paper, and then a minute later i used the toilet paper to wipe my vagina....would that put me at risk? i am extremely worried about this! Read more »

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 from used toilet paper?

Posted by LL1121, 1 Reply
Is it possible if a girl, who is hiv positve wiped after peeing and let it sit there till it dried then after someone else wiped with that same toilet paper, could they contract hiv from this?
Basically is it possible to catch hiv from using used... Read more »

Dirty Toilet Rim Water in Eye

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was recently went to a unisex toilet, and somehow managed to have some water splash from the rim into my eye. The rim was pretty dirty but didn't have any noticeable blood, but it could have had other body fluids on it. What is the risk here? I... Read more »