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Risks Of Contracting HIV From Urine

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Urine in Whirlpool and transmission

I was enjoying myself in a whirlpool (small pool 2 meters long by 2 meters wide by 1 meter deep) and I can't help but to wonder if there are any risk in contracting HIV if my pool-mate (HIV+) were to urinate, and I have an open cut.Thank you Dr. Bob!
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Relax, Max. Urine, in or out of a whirlpool, cannot transmit HIV. Enjoy the bubbles and your pool-mate and stop worrying!Dr. Bob Read more »

HIV from blood tainted urine?

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Can HIV be transmitted from body fluids (including blood) splash

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...their HIV disease. In addition, some of these people may unknowingly be transmitting HIV to other people. The San Francisco AIDS Foundation strongly encourages people who are at risk for HIV to be tested regularly. Whether or not to take the HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...to the blood or joints. This condition can be life threatening. In addition, people with gonorrhea can more easily contract HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. HIV-infected people with gonorrhea can transmit HIV more easily to someone else than if... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...taking for other conditions. Aaron E, Levine AB. Gynecologic care and family planning for HIV-infected women. (Aug, 2005) AIDS Reader 15(8):420-423,426-428. Ameli N, Bacchetti P, Morrow RA, Hessol NA, Wilkin T, Young M, Cohen M, Minkoff H,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Treating Genital Herpes Does Not Reduce Risk of HIV, Study Says

... Treating genital herpes does not reduce the risk of contracting HIV, according to a study published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine , Reuters reports. Herpes simplex virus-2 Read more »
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HIV and urine - please help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...restroom when a drunk kid (I live in a college town) came to the urinal next to me. he was stumbling and when he swayed, his urine hit the edge of the urinal and splashed onto my leg. I felt 4 or 5 drops and immediately washed off the parts of... Read more »

questions.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Quick questions can anyone possibly tell me what this can be. 1. Can this be any std that may be causing this? 2. What about hiv should I be worrying about this? Its really irritatiing me I just want to be sure that its not hiv or any other std.... Read more »

HLTV testing, and others? -- Also Chlamydia/HIV?

Posted by SoStupid, 2 Replies
...that you can get tested for them), Herpes, and HLTV 1/2 (would like to know that I don't have this in addition to not having HIV). These all strike me as the big STDS someone can get. Herpes, Genital Warts, HIV, and HLTV are all incurable... so... Read more »

stinging sensation

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does anyone know if feeling a stinging sensation inside one's penis once every 3 or four hrs is a symptom of HIV? Read more »