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Urine And Hiv Risk

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AIDS InfoNet

HIV and Kidney Disease

...disease (see Fact Sheet 652 ) and bone disease (see Fact Sheet 557 ). What Is Normal Kidney Function? The main job of the kidneys is to filter out waste products. They reabsorb what is needed and remove the waste in urine. The most important waste products are excess sodium and water. Each kidney contains about a million filtering units called nephrons. They: eliminate wastes from the body, regulate the volume and pressure...
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Splash to lips from possible urine containing blood what is the risk

Im lab worker who had a splash to the lips when screwing lid back into a urine sample containing blood. about a minute after wards releases what happened washed off with water several time. I looked the patient detail and he was an 85 years old man...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your HIV risk from this incident is so remote it's essentially nonexistent. As with all potential occupational exposures, you should report Read more »

Chance of HIV in swallowing urine

My new girlfriend urinated in my mouth during orgasm. I ended up swallowing some. We have been practicing safe sex and not exchanging fluinds. Any chance of STD's from this?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Urine is a sterile fluid and therefore not a risk for STDs, including HIV, unless it contains visible blood.Dr. Bob Read more »

Golden Shower Urine Drinking

I've heard that urine does not contain the HIV virus. Is this true? Can one become HIV positive by drinking the urine of an infected person?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello, Urine is a sterile fluid. That means it does not contain germs such as bacteria or viruses, unless the person has a urinary tract infection. Read more »

Is urine-drinking safe?

I like to drink my mistress urine, is it dangerous or a save sexual game ? Icant find any answer on that, culd you help ? Thanks Rene
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...blood in the urine, then there would be a risk. However, blood is notnormally found in urine. There would potentially be a risk of getting othervarious infections, but as far as HIV is concerned, your risk of infectionwould be very low. So... Read more »
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The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...baby during pregnancy, birth, or breastfeeding. The following "bodily fluids" are NOT infectious: Tears Sweat Saliva Urine Feces Casual contact is not considered risky because it does not include contact with blood or other... Read more »
The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...linked with diabetes, heart disease, and strokes. Taking Care of Yourself Since HIV+ people may already have a number of risk factors for diabetes, as well as heart disease and stroke, it is important to be aware of all of these... Read more »
The Body

HIV Testing 101

...Oral Sex (In general) Oral Sex (On a Woman) Oral Sex (Receptive vs. Insertive) Protected Sex With Pos Boyfriend Rimming Risk of HIV Transmission Sex Toys Sexual Intercourse (Protected) Transgender (F to M) Transgender (M to F) Vaginal... Read more »
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...HIV cannot be transmitted except when certain body fluids are exchanged. Teach your children that they can greatly reduce the risk of transmission by: Avoiding contact with sexual fluids by always practicing safer sex (using condoms or other... Read more »
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Lapdance handjob is this a risk ?

Posted by scaredagain, 6 Replies
...later and I could only wash when I got back to the hotel,a few hours later. I have not been circumcised. I don't know the HIV status of this girl and am now starting to spiral into a depression worrying that there may have been some vaginal... 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 »

HIV from Urine Droplets ???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Apr 2000. The other urinal was occupied by another guy. After he has done so (pee), it could be seen that he wanted to rid urine remains by "shaking" his organ. In a careless manner, he shook it fast and hard that some of his urine droplets... Read more »

hopeless

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...coating on tongue,insomnia eyelid swelling with little red dots on them.blurred vision. urinating alot high risk exposure hepc hiv. what should i do the pain is feel also have popping ears Read more »