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Touching Poop Do I Need To Get Tested For AIDS

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Can HIV be transmitted through sweat? (SWEAT, 2010)

Hello Dr Robert! I was curious to know if HIV could be transmitted through sweat? I was at club recently having a conversation with a friend who is HIV positive. We speaking very close due to the loud music and during our conversation some of his...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and urine do contain HIV, but have not been reported to transmit the disease (apart from two cases involving transmission from fecal matter via cut skin). Mosquitoes, fleas, and other insects do not transmit HIV.If you are sexually active,... Read more »

saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get... Read more »

plumbing and hiv

Dear Doc, I have alot of anxiety right now about being a plumber and not wearing gloves all the... Read more »
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The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...without your body giving away any sign whatsoever that you have HIV. This is why it's so important for everybody to get tested for HIV regularly (preferably once a year as part of a routine health checkup). Having HIV may be scary, but... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

...publicly? This may be a way to get around government regulations. You can only get the treatment by paying to take part in testing an experimental treatment . When most experimental treatments are tested, people receive them free of charge. ... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...bleeding, and then we're not talking about urine transmitting HIV, we're talking about blood. Rimming (Oral-Anal Contact) Feces may contain some blood, but it poses very minimal risk for HIV transmission. However, rimming is a risk for... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...NOT Transmitted Insect Bites Casual Contact/Sharing Food or Dishes Donating Blood Swimming Pools and Hot Tubs Pets/Animals Contact With Saliva, Tears, Sweat, Feces or Urine HIV... Read more »
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Please Help, Confused and scared...

Posted by jrob123, 2 Replies
...mouth, My throat is soar, I am always tired. I yaun 20 times a day, i feel sleepy, I burp all the time. espc after I eat. My stools are always changing, at first it was dhiarea, now they are just soft. When i go to the bathroom and leave stools,... Read more »

HIV Positive?

Posted by shinpai, 2 Replies
...inside me. A week after I started yawning a lot and feeling sleepy all the time. I also noticed that I had softer than usual stool. Three weeks later I started feeling a tingling sensation in my vagina (exactly where his penis touches me when... Read more »

Just tested Positive last week

Posted by Anonymous, 13 Replies
...Hello everyone. 30 yo gay male, just tested positve last week. I did a home test after an unsafe experience less then two months ago. Came back positive - I was surprised Read more »

Debunking AIDS in Africa

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Council (MRC) and South African President Thabo Mbeki over how many South Africans are currently living with AIDS and/or have tested positive for antibodies to HIV. In June 2000, President Mbeki created an international furor prior to the 13th... Read more »