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Cut on finger and toilet seat

Posted by xtreme, 1 Reply
thanks for the responses! Much appreciated! Another 2 questions regarding HIV transmission -

1. I had a cut on my finger where I was fingering my girlfriend - does this pose as a risk for HIV for her to get infected if I had the virus or me getting... Read more »

HIV toilet seat blood?

Posted by tubbyone1, 1 Reply
I went to the public library restroom today & saw some blood on the toilet seat. I wiped it off with tissue paper, then sat anddid my business. i didn't see any blood left over, but after i got up, i saw some blood on the inner side of the seat.... Read more »

Toilet Safety/Open Wounds

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My son is coming to see us. He has HIV and Chrohns disease and has blood in his stool, my wife has bleeding hemroids and I have had a boil near my butt lanced and is opened to drain. Since we all have something bleeding going on what precautions... Read more »

sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
My fiance just told me her sister has aids. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick for 10y.

I am in a bit of shock here, and need some advice. the sister has... Read more »

Vagina touched toilet

Posted by Lyndsay1, 3 Replies
i was out drunk and went to the toilet and went to sit down and my vagina touched the toilet seat. I'm terrified i might have caught hep c or hiv. Help. Ps i have high anxiety and ocd which doesn't help

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"Penis Touching Toilet Seat"

I just had sex education and learned about HIV. Now I am worried because my penis has been touching the toilet seat many times now (before sex education). Can a person get HIV from his penis touching a toilet seat? If there is semen or pre-cum on...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,I'm sorry that you're getting different answers on HIV. Luckily this is why organizations like us and AIDSVancouver exist. They are absolutely right when they say that there is <b>no risk</b> from the... Read more »

Menstrual blood on toilet seat

Hi I went to the toilet at work and realised after wiping myself then getting of the toilet seat there was blood on the seat. I now keep worrying that what if a bit of that blood got onto my toilet paper then I wiped my vagina that I might get HIV...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou cannot get HIV this way! HIV dies once it is outside of the body. Also all OBGYN's are to offer HIV testing, if you need peace of mind I would ask them for the test, but again getting HIV this way is not possible.Be well and stay safe,... Read more »

blood on toilet seats

my daughter sat on a public toilet seat with blood on it -am very worried how high are the risks?...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
As long as you cleaned her skin off and she did not have any open wounds, I would not worry about this event as a risk. If you are still concerned, you can speak with your pediatrician for testing which will completely reassure you, but I don't... Read more »

Blood under toilet seat

I was at work and went to the restroom. I used one of those seat covers they provide now and didn't see anything visible on the seat. After I had went to the bathroom and got up I noticed there was blood soaked into the seat cover and through...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Do I think your risk is significant? No, of course not. First of all, it is highly unlikely the blood hiding under the toilet seat was HIV tainted. Second, even HIV-infected blood would not penetrate intact skin if it did come into contact... Read more »
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