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Risks Of Contracting HIV From Toilet Seat

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When working as a volunteer health care worker, is it possible I contracted the HIV virus?

Two summers ago I volunteered in a developing country. I work mostly in a clinic for men and women living with HIV and AIDS. I often had to change incontinent residents and their soiled bedsheets. I would also have to lift them up while another...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...provide you with a long, healthy, productive and very content existence in this life and the next! BRAVO! As a person living with HIV, please accept my heartfelt thanks for your altruistic and magnanimous volunteer work!Regarding your... Read more »

human saliva. contracting hiv

hi doc. i was at a club lastnight i was tlking to a friends that has been tested positive for hiv... Read more »

Contracting HIV

Is it possible for HIV to just develope in your body without being exposed to it? Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Married Kenyan Youth Excluded From HIV/AIDS Programs, at Higher Risk of Contracting Virus

... Married youths are not taken into consideration in HIV/AIDS awareness programs aimed at young people in Kenya and are at an increased risk of contracting the virus, South Africa's Independent Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

World Vision Report Finds Young Brides at Risk of Contracting HIV/AIDS

...marry before age 18 -- whose numbers are expected to double to 100 million in the next 10 years -- are at an increased risk of HIV/AIDS, Reuters reports. According to the report, young brides are forced to have sex before their bodies are... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Bush Administration Awards Three-Year, $77 Million Contract to Establish Supply Network for HIV/AIDS Drugs in Africa

...administration on Tuesday awarded a contract worth up to $77 million to help create a supply system that will speed the delivery of HIV/AIDS-related drugs in Africa, the AP/ Washington Post reports. The three-year contract, which was awarded... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

American Social Health Association Loses CDC Contract for HIV/AIDS, STD Hotlines

...largest program, which includes two national telephone hotlines that provide information about sexually transmitted diseases and HIV/AIDS, the Durham Herald-Sun reports. ASHA's CDC National AIDS and STD Hotlines -- which provided... Read more »
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Penis Glans and the risk of contracting HIV

Posted by dopey33, 3 Replies
...penis. I immediately washed my penis with warm water and dry it up. I am concern because online it talks about how you can get HIV if any contaminated fluids goes as far as touching the glans. Please confirm if this is true or not. I have no... Read more »

HIV contraction possible in this scenario?

Posted by Melissa_Rowan, 1 Reply
...wiped my nose with my shirt , my nose in which was sore and raw from a cold. Theoretically if the blood on my shirt was from an HIV+ person and I did wipe my sore and raw nose, is transmission possible? (I didn't have a bloody nose or anything) ... Read more »

Likelihood of contracting HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...things even worse by possibly getting this girl pregnant). I saw my doctor, and she said it's less likely for a guy to contract HIV from a girl -- in other words, not nearly as likely as it is for a girl to contract HIV from a guy via vaginal... Read more »

My 7 yr anxiety of contracting HIV

Posted by XManifest, 1 Reply
...Hi there, I have a had a fear of AIDS for the past 6 years. So bad that I could not study for my final exams. this fear is not due to unprotected casual sex or needles, Read more »