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Showering Risk Of Getting AIDS

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am i at risk of hiv by masturbating in shower (CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV OR STD, 2010)

i usually masturbate in the shower and one day i noticed my own semen had entered a cut on my finger along with hot shower water. Is there a chance that my semen and the hot shower water reacted and created hiv and entered my body please help
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...ejaculating on the pillow I noticed a couple of stains on the pillow that where dried and obvious there before. Is there any risk of getting HIV from this??Response from Dr. FrascinoHi,Wow, that's one popular pillow! It seems to be getting as... 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 »

Negligible risks & extenuating circumstances for oral

Thanks for the tremendous comfort you bring to so many of us. This "frequent" question is more... Read more »
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The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...HIV cannot be transmitted except when certain body fluids are exchanged. Teach your children that they can greatly reduce the risk of transmission by: Avoiding contact with sexual fluids by always practicing safer sex (using condoms or other... Read more »
Project Inform

Flu Season and Living With HIV

...or common cold. People with HIV are more likely to get complications from the flu, such as pneumonia. They are also at higher risk of dying from the flu. Therefore, people living with HIV are considered a priority group to get a flu shot in order... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...how effective this method really is in reducing transmission. It is best to use fresh needles each time. This eliminates any risk of infection. Many cities offer free needle exchange programs. Tattoos or body piercings should always be done by... Read more »
The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...don't have sex, many senior women aresexually active and some are injection-drug users. Older women can actually beat greater risk for HIV infection then younger women with the same behaviorsbecause they have thinner vaginal walls and other... Read more »
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risk assesment please?

Posted by pixie, 2 Replies
...Hi there from South Africa, I just have a few queries about HIV and I ask if you can assess my risks? 1. I went to a club recently and cut my leg on a very prominent step. I only noticed the next morning. I am worried that someone Read more »

putting men at risk?

Posted by swuitninnacent, 8 Replies
I havent been able to find much information on how easy it is for a woman to infect her male partner. I'm hoping someone has some good true factual info?? I've heard that its common and easy for a man to infect his partner but very difficult for a... Read more »

OCD or possible HIV risk?

Posted by 613, 4 Replies
...About 6-8 months ago my room mate had sex with his girlfriend in the shower. After they finished I used the shower, but not immediately after they were done. I washed and all, but now I worry that he may Read more »

woops

Posted by relyt, 3 Replies
...as much do to my guilt as anything I fear I will get aids. I have no prob getting a test but it is my understanding that it HIV can lay dormant for several months. Is this true? scared to death Read more »