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Toilet Tissues With Blood Stain Causing Hiv

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Blood stain on vaginal region of clothes - yuck!

Dear Dr Bob - I am so sorry to be torubling you with this - and I'll admit straight off that I have contacted you in the past with my OCD related enquiries (although not for some time!) Here is my question - you really would be helping to calm me...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,If indeed you are currently in therapy for irrational HIV fears, all I can conclude is that the therapy is not working! Sweetie, be reasonable. You bought new pajamas. I'm sure you would Read more »

worried flight attendant

Dear Dr.Bob,Thank you most kindly for your answer. I was starting to get a bit worried because 12 days after the incident in the toilet wiping the blood stain with tissue paper and no gloves on I developed a mild sore throat and a temperature of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...muscle pains and low-grade temperature elevation 12 days after your "incident" does not change my assessment of your level of HIV risk, nor my recommendation to not worry. The only reason to consider HIV testing remains peace of mind. The results... Read more »


First I'd like to say your website is Godsend!Second, my daughter bought a few outfits at the mall, she pulled one of the pants out and noticed there was some redish stain. If it was blood from an HIV infected person, would this pose a risk? She...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...blood in it down the toilet. Be careful not to splash anything when you are pouring liquids into the toilet. Toilet paper and tissues with blood, semen, vaginal fluid, or breast milk may also be flushed down the toilet. Paper towels, sanitary... Read more »

Please clarify this for me and other readers

Hi Doctor, thank you very much for the excellent work you are doing for millions of people across the globe. You are a blessing to humanity.To my questions: I had protected sex with my wife who is hiv positive. I had tested several times for over 10...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...where the sores had been. HIV targets immune cells and in laboratory tests the virus reproduced three to five times faster in tissue from the healed sites as in tissue from other areas. Understanding that even treated (herpes) infections provide... Read more »
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Can I catch HIV infection this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...dripped some blood accidently( sometime this happens to me too, when I am having my period) onto the seat but wiped it away with tissue paper, leaving residue of HIV behind. Can i still get infected this way. I know I have no reason to imply that... Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Could I catch HIV from sharing infected toilet pap

Posted by blackwinterday, 1 Reply
...the farewell party and I had to went to the public toilet, I forgot to bring the my toilet paper so I had to use the toilet tissue available there in the toilet, and I did not check the toilet paper for fluids, after wiping vagina and anus, I... Read more »

HIV from blood on Toilet paper?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Hi, if somebody that had hiv spilled a bit of their blood onto toilet paper, and then a minute later i used the toilet paper to wipe my vagina....would that Read more »