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Three Ways Hiv Is Transmitted

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CAN HIV TRANSMIT THIS WAY

Respected Dr,Im worried about an incident happened at message centre one year back.Please advice me whether Im at a risk of HIV or not.At massage centre I was given a small towel to kept on to my penis.After three minutes of body messaging,she...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello thereNo, you can not get HIV from touching an inanimate object. Transmission of HIV from a contaminated surface would require massive exposure to blood or other infected liquid from prolonged period of time. In your case, the towel in... Read more »

can hiv be transmitted this way

i know that hiv can not be transmitted through salivia but i was wondering what the chances might... Read more »

can HIV be transmitted this way

Can you be at risk for having HIV if you were to consume urine from a public restroom urinal?... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Anal Intercourse Among Young Heterosexuals in Three Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinics in the United States

The researchers designed the current study to examine factors associated with heterosexual anal intercourse (AI). Data were collected between 2001 and 2004. At public STD clinics in Seattle, New Orleans, and St. Louis, 1,084 heterosexuals ages 18... Read more »
TheBody.com

Three Ways Nelson Mandela Fought AIDS

Candace Y.A. Montague Did you know that Nelson Mandela was, at first, very quiet about AIDS? Yes, Nelson Mandela. The same man who spent 27 years in prison for essentially fighting for justice for the oppressed. But he turned things around as... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

How Common Are STDs? STD Prevention and Treatment Bacterial STDs Viral STDs Parasitic STDs STDs Transmitted by Other Means Sequellae of STDs (Possible Complications) STDs and HIV STDs Increase Risk for HIV How HIV Impacts... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Sexually-Transmitted Infections for HIV-Positive People

STDs (sexually transmitted disease) that cause ulcerations (sores on the skin, including on or inside the genitals, mouth, or rectum) can dramatically increase the risk of picking up HIV, due to the fact that ulcers and open sores provide an easy... Read more »
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Can HIV be transmitted this way?

Posted by jacob123, 2 Replies
I know ive asked a similar question but it still paranoids me. Lets say a s small amount of HIV+ blood went in the water(not visible). Then 10 minutes later, someone drinks that water. What are the chances of catching HIV? Because i was playing... Read more »

Can HIV be transmitted via a nitrous balloon?

Posted by vanessa1013, 3 Replies
Hi there,

Thank you in advance for reading...

I attended a "rave" like party on 8/21/10. At this party, nitrous balloons were being passed around. I took several hits...And now I am wondering if there is any chance I can get HIV from sharing a balloon. Read more »

Can I catch HIV infection this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am only 19 and I don't quite understand why I have to deal with this.
Perhaps some will laugh at me for my ignorance and deem this post as a hoax, but I really am frightened over this issue and am losing sleep over this. Please, someone try to help... Read more »

Is suicide the only way out?

Posted by Worried12, 4 Replies
I know you all hate me and believe I am doing this for attention, but Im not. Literally, new symptoms every day. Yesterday, red pimples on my penis. Today, red bumps under my tongue, and white fuzz on my tongue that Im sure will become thrush. And... Read more »