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Touching Sweat And Possible HIV Exposure

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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
Hi,HIV is not transmitted via sweat (see below), even if you ingest it.Dr. Bobweat (SWEAT) Aug 13, 2008Can you get HIV if a person's sweat got in your eye ?Response from Dr. FrascinoHello,Nope! (See below.)Dr. BobSweat and Cuts Apr 5, 2008I am... Read more »

possible exposure

Dear Dr. Greetings. I would like to know if you can help me with a question that I have. About... Read more »

adult store exposure possibilities

I visited an adult video store. While there a man repeatedly tried to solicit sexual activity with... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: University Warns Students About Possible HIV, Hepatitis Exposure After Exercise

First Nations University of Canada in Regina, Saskatchewan, is currently trying to locate students who participated in the Northern Health Science Access Program's blood-typing exercise between 2002 and 2011, to alert them that they may have been... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Lawrence Hospital Surgery Patients Warned of Possible Hepatitis, HIV Exposure

Ten surgery patients of Lawrence Hospital Center (LHC) in Bronxville are being notified of the need to get tested for HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C due to improperly cleaned equipment. The state Department of Health said the hospital reported... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Sharing, Caring and Touching Lives . . .

National HIV Testing Day in Atlanta was a great success! Over 1,000 people were tested in four metro locations, including street outreach at Five Points MARTA Station (151 tested); Lindbergh MARTA Station (167 tested); American Red Cross (211... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Wisconsin Clinic Warns of Possible Disease Exposure

The Madison-based Dean Clinic announced Monday that it is seeking to contact 2,345 patients to advise they get tested for HIV and hepatitis B and C. Between 2006 and two weeks ago, a nurse employed by the clinic was improperly reusing insulin... Read more »
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3 weeks after possible exposure / HELP!

Posted by datguy, 3 Replies
Need an expert opinion please!!! Having a tough, tough time and can't get straight answers.

Had protected vaginal sex with a female of unknown std status, but during sex the condom broke and there was 2-3 mins before I noticed and stopped.

3 weeks... Read more »

Possible exposure?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I had vaginal sex with 3 seperate prostitutes, but all 3 encounters were with a condom. Everything ive read says it is impossible to get HIV if the condom was used properly and did not break. Am I ok or is there a chance i could have been infected?

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Two possible exposures?

Posted by gamaw123
Hello everyone, I may had two possible exposure.

First one was oral sex for less than 2 sec, without inserting penis into my mouth..just touching it with my tongue. He hadn't finnish but I don't know if he had precum.

I'm like 90% sure that the guy... Read more »

scared after possible exposure

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello;

I am a 15 year old male who had his first sexual encounter about 8 weeks ago. I was at a party and some of the guys there hired prostitutes. I ended up with one (stupid i know) we had sex twice. The first time she began by cleaning the head of... Read more »