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Seroconverting After Touching Toilet Seat

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The nurse touched everything around before she did my exam (non sterille gloves - hep c?)

Greetings Doctor, I just had blood test for my life insurance so everything happened at my home. In the middle of the exam the nurse decided to use smaller needle and she kept searching for it in her bag (with gloves she touched straps, items...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would consider this no risk of HCV... Read more »

Sorry for this question (PENIS TOUCHED TOILET)

Hi Dr. sorry to send you this question again but I couldn't find any similar question, I apologize... Read more »

touched condom and penis really worried

Dear Doctor,I had protected sex with a sex worker 3 weeks back after ejaculation I touched the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Education: "People Are Afraid to Touch Them"

...comes with having HIV in the family," Cluver said. "Kids report being gossiped about and teased, and having people scared to touch them." "They worry about the same things as first-world kids -- one 13-year-old girl cried throughout her interview... Read more »

60 Million Africans Have Been Touched by AIDS, Says UNAIDS Executive Director

...communities, and development, HIV/AIDS has undoubtedly become Africa's biggest challenge. "Sixty million Africans have been touched by AIDS in the most immediate way. They are either living with HIV, have died of AIDS or they have lost their... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Awareness Gets MTV Touch

...not know the basics of HIV. More than one-third -- 37 percent -- said HIV could be transmitted by sharing a glass, kissing, or touching a toilet seat, KFF said. Back to other news for December 1, 2006 Search the Newsroom archive Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

"We Feel So Attached to Them": Med Student Overcomes Fear of HIV to Cuddle Children and Touch the Dying in the Slums of India

...I got and the more comfortable I got." "Even just a tight squeeze makes a big difference for them because many people won't touch them," she said, due to the stigma surrounding HIV/AIDS in India, where an estimated 5.6 million adults are... Read more »
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body fluid touched the skin without intercourse

Posted by mona811
...can anyone tell me that if body fluid has touched the skin without intercoursing can person be effected with hiv Read more »


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...Hi Every1, ANY1WHO NEEDS ANY SUPPORT OR CHAT GET IN TOUCH - Ive been HIV 4yrs now and been trough the DARK and out the other end - Ive alot to share - and to be positive gets you through Read more »

touching wet blood on floor

Posted by 613, 4 Replies
These blood fears are sickening but here goes: About 6-7 months ago in capoeira class I was doing a hand stand and there was a spot of blood on the floor. I accidentally got one of my fingers in it. I wiped it off on my pants as there was no water.... Read more »

Touching Doors

Posted by Choosing2Liv, 3 Replies
...Heard a new one yesterday. I was told that you should never touch a rest room door (especially at rest stops), because gays masturbate each other there and walk out without washing their hands. Read more »