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HIV transmission from water splash in the eye/s in public restroom

I went to a movie theater yesterday. I was splashed in the eye with water by someone who had just washed or rinsed his hands after using the toilet. I don't know this person or their HIV status. I don't know if they had cuts in their fingers, hands,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,"Is this a risk for HIV transmission?" Nope!Should you take PEP? No, of course not. What you should do is read through the archives of this forum, paying particular attention to exactly how HIV is and is not transmitted!Dr. Bob Read more »

Toilet Water splash in eye. SCARED TO DEATH!

Ok, so I was using a public rest room. I flushed and the toilet got clogged. There was a plunger in there, so rather than be rude and leaving the toilet filled to the brim for the poor next guy, I decided to plunge the toilet. While doing so, a...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would not be concerned about a bit of splash of water in your eye as a risk factor. Read more »

seroconverting to hiv negative

I saw online a dr. Sebi that has 80 documented cases of seroconverting hiv positive to negative. Is this possible?
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Still waiting to see the peer reviewed publication in a reputable journal about this "accomplishment". Read more »

toilet water splash in eye

Feeling nauseous (I am two months pregnant), I had to rush to the restroom in the restaurant and as I threw up, I felt some water from the toilet splash in my eye. I had not checked in my haste to see if the toilet had been flushed before me. I...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
There is no risk for infection with HIV or other STDs through contact with toilet water. HIV is only known to be transmitted through sex, blood contact, and from mother-to-infant.RMK Read more »
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Seroconvertion

Posted by jeffo444
What is the longest period ever seen in the world for someone to suffer seroconvertion? Read more »

anyone seroconverted late (see links)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My doctor told me that it can take years for it to show it. Not because of the test, but biological factors. Even the body had a posting on late seroconverters. One post indicated one forth of infected will seroconvert late. have anyone experienced... Read more »

Any late seroconverts?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
My doctor told me that it can take years for it to show it. Not because of the test, but biological factors. Even the body had a posting on late seroconverters. One post indicated one forth of infected will seroconvert late. have anyone experienced... Read more »

i think i'm seroconverting right now

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Several high-risk sessions in the past few months. Now, the 4th day of fever.... no cough or respiratory symptoms.. just fever and body aches. Read more »