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Sharing A Shower Risks

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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 years old male. I had one lady roomate one month ago. One day, I took the shower right after her. I used the same towel she has used. After drying of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex and... Read more »

Hep C risk

My wife is a dental hygienist and I was wanting to know if there is any risk from a couple of... Read more »

Showering and Baths

I just got diagnosed positive. With all that going on, i'm researching alot of concerns. One... Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...or passing HIV by casual contact. Remember, HIV is not transmitted by: Hugs Dancing Sharing food or drinks Using a shower, bath, or bed used by an HIV-positive person Kissing (between people with no significant dental problems) ... Read more »
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...transmitted by casual contact such as: Being a friend to someone who is HIV positive Hugs Dancing Sharing food or drinks Using a shower, bath, or bed used by an HIV-positive person Kissing (between people with no significant dental... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Breast Milk Sharing Is a Trend Despite Government Warning

...last month Health Canada, FDA's Canadian counterpart, released a statement urging that "unprocessed human milk should not be shared." The warnings come just weeks after a Montreal mother, Emma Kwasnica, launched a worldwide network via Facebook... Read more »
Project Inform

Flu Season and Living With HIV

...helps. Sponging your body with lukewarm water can also help reduce fever. For a stuffy nose, breathing moist air from a hot shower can help. Using a decongestant or nasal spray with phenylephrine in it can help clear or dry up a stuffy nose. If... Read more »
Connect With Others

Sharing shaving razors?

Posted by Carrie, 8 Replies
...My boyfriend (poz) and I (neg) were wondering if HIV can pass threw sharing the same shaving razors. The concern is obviously that if he nicks himself while shaving his face and gets blood on the razor, Read more »

risk assesment please?

Posted by pixie, 2 Replies
...shared toothpaste with people, is that considered a risk? 3. Last night I cut my foot on glass and without thinking, I took a shower a few minutes later. I live in a University Residence and have to share showers. I am worried that someone could... Read more »

News I want to share.....

Posted by rainbowhisperer, 6 Replies
...reason I am who i am. Jesus put me here to love and take care of children. I have devoted my whole life to children.Thank you in sharing in my happiness I just wanted to brag for a minute. With love always. Read more »

Sexual Relations With A Virgin- Advice needed!

Posted by scared_elf, 3 Replies
...have formulated all these little scenarios which I need clarification on: 1. He lives in a college/university residence whereby showers, bathrooms etc are shared. What if someone masturbated in the shower prior to him using it and there was semen... Read more »