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Sharing A Shower And Possible HIV Exposure

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hiv from possible blood in shower and gym locker key

I am very nervous about my possible exposure. I was at the gym, going for shower with no shoes on when i noticed a large quantity of red stuff on the floor which looked like blood. Im not sure if i stood in it but im pretty sure i didnt and i am...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:I would not be concerned. HIV does not live well outside the body. Even if this blood was in a warm, moist area like the steam room, it would be unlikely that it would be unable to infect you. Furthermore, you had no cuts or abrasions on... Read more »

Sharing the same towel after shower

Dear Doctor,How are you? Thank you very much for answering all the questions for us. I am a 34... Read more »

Chance at possible exposure to HIV? (revision)

Ok, I decided to take a hot shower at my local gym (24 hr fitness). there are 5 stalls you could... Read more »
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ImStillJosh.com

The Dude Who Exposed Me to HIV Speaks, Part One

Read Part Two of this blog entry. Y'all, I am truly humbled and excited to be able to feature a guest blog, although anonymous, from the guy who unintentionally and unknowingly exposed me to HIV on December 18, 2011. Since I started this blog... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: University Warns Students About Possible HIV, Hepatitis Exposure After Exercise

First Nations University of Canada in Regina, Saskatchewan, is currently trying to locate students who participated in the Northern Health Science Access Program's blood-typing exercise between 2002 and 2011, to alert them that they may have been... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Lawrence Hospital Surgery Patients Warned of Possible Hepatitis, HIV Exposure

Ten surgery patients of Lawrence Hospital Center (LHC) in Bronxville are being notified of the need to get tested for HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C due to improperly cleaned equipment. The state Department of Health said the hospital reported... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Preparing for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

Table of Contents Introduction PrEP to Prevent HIV Infection The Different Flavours of PrEP The Changing Terminology: Microbicides as a Form of PrEP What Is Being Researched? What Evidence Is Available So Far -- Does PrEP Work? Partial... Read more »
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Possible exposure? *DELETED*

Posted by sexyitalian910, 3 Replies
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Possible exposure to HIV/STDS?

Posted by James3, 1 Reply
Possible HIV/STD exposure
Hello everyone, I was in a situation recently that has given me some concern about possible HIV/STD exposure.

I am a male, always been with women but decided I wanted to try something with another guy. I met him online, and... Read more »

Possible exposure to asymptomatic HIV + serum

Posted by tsy2, 1 Reply
I work in a lab and unfortunately dropped a vial of serum. The vial fell on the floor and it kind of splashed. The majority splashed onto my scrub pants and didn't soak thru, I panicked and was convinced it splashed my face but I'm certain it didn't... Read more »

Possible exposure to hiv and subsequent testing schedule

Posted by stuffjunk, 1 Reply
Hi,

So on December 5th I had receptive anal sex with a 20 year old guy I met online. We used condoms and lubricant, however very shortly after first achieving intromission he noticed that the condom had torn. We replaced it and continued. We both... Read more »