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Touching Urine And AIDS

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Mom offers $50!! (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

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
...with AIDS. If the person with AIDS has fever blisters or cold sores (herpes simplex) around the mouth or nose, don't kiss or touch the sores. If you have to touch the sores to help the person, wear gloves and wash your hands carefully as soon as... Read more »

HIV - AIDS Transmission

Hi, my mom is infected by HIV, i help her appllying pain releif ointment on her back bone, i see... Read more »

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...than the others) That's it. For any other type of activity -- kissing someone with HIV, sharing food or drinks with them, touching something an HIV-positive person touched -- there's basically no chance that whatever you did resulted in you... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...herpes should follow a few simple steps to avoid spreading the infection to other places on their body or other people. Avoid touching the infected area during an outbreak, and wash your hands after contact with that area. Do not have sexual... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...less safe. Any sexual practice can be made safe or unsafe. For instance, mutual masturbation can become unsafe if people touch their own genitals after getting a partner's infected semen, blood or vaginal fluids on their hands. We hope to help... Read more »
Project Inform

Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

...contact with body fluids, such as saliva, semen, vaginal fluids, blood, urine, tears and breast milk. You can get CMV when you touch these fluids with your hands and then touch your eyes, nose or mouth, which are mucous membranes. People can also... Read more »
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Just a personal thought

Posted by Anonymous
...virus does not live well on such surfaces and there has never been a documented case of any person who's gotten HIV through touching it. I got a few scenarios which I hope you people would be kind enough to help me with. 1) Toilet taps - I had a... Read more »

Need your help...thanks!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...virus does not live well on such surfaces and there has never been a documented case of any person who's gotten HIV through touching it. I got a few scenarios which I hope you people would be kind enough to help me with. 1) Toilet taps - I had a... Read more »

Probably infected now

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... I'm always careful not to sit on public toilets (I'm female), I pee while standing up, like guys do, I don't wanna touch anyone else's pee or blood or whatever. So tonight I was at a public toilet in a bar, I dropped my pants and underwear to the Read more »

HIV and urine - please help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...restroom when a drunk kid (I live in a college town) came to the urinal next to me. he was stumbling and when he swayed, his urine hit the edge of the urinal and splashed onto my leg. I felt 4 or 5 drops and immediately washed off the parts of... Read more »