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my blood came in contact with urine of hiv positive. Very scared.

Dr. Bob, I have bad anal tears, i am not using steriods(hydro cortisone) and i itch my anus a lot, and pretty much every day it bleeds. What happened the other day was i went to my friends place, he is HIV positive. The flush in his apartment...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your HIV-acquisition risk from backsplash and/or sleeping on your buddy's bed is nonexistent. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. Read more »

Can HIV Cause Pee Leakage

Hey Doctor Vergel, Have you ever heard of HIV causing a male of 38 to leak urine? I just started treatment and this was happening long before that tho I have been positive 10 years I have noticed that my underwear is very often damp. Sometimes...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...HIV can effect the autonomic nervous system but is unusual for HIV to cause isolated urine dribbling/incontinence (those problems Read more »

why is takeing so long to seroconvert

Hi Dr. BobWhy am am I not seroconverting. I have had thrush for 5 weeks now. Healthy people don't get thrush which is not responding to mycelex. I have the rash on face around eyes and on chest. I tested hiv dna pcr and antibody at 6 weeks, rna and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello, Why are you taking so long to seroconvert to HIV-positive? The reason is you are not infected and consequently will not "seroconvert"!Your negative HIV-antibody tests out to Read more »

Can HIV Make Me Leak Pee?

Hey Doctor Vergel, Have you ever heard of HIV causing a male of 38 to leak urine? I just started treatment and this was happening long before that tho I have been positive 10 years I have noticed that my underwear is very often damp. Sometimes...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Damp tighty whities is not a common symptom related to HIV or HIV medications. I would suggest you see a urologist for an evaluation of your incontinence. The cause may well be totally Read more »
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Chances that I am HIV positive?

Posted by Tallscot, 1 Reply
...woman i met up with for 5 weekends at my house between Feb 2009 and June 2009. She has just found out this week that she is HIV Positive and thinks she got it from her ex-husband either in 2004 or in 2007. She started to get ill with Shingles and... Read more »

for hiv- people with long lasting symptoms

Posted by Jambasher, 4 Replies
...this but still: There seem to be the rather frequent occasion of people suffering from long lasting symptoms, many related to HIV and still repetitively testing negative. Especially with people complaining of Parasthesias other mild... Read more »

Transmission through urine?

Posted by Carrie, 2 Replies
...bathroom and the toilet, even though I wear gloves and wash my hands well, should I worry about being as carefull around his urine as I am around his blood? Does urine fall in the category of seman, breast milk, blood and vaginal fluids? Read more »

Employment drug test positive which HIV med is it

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...combination to 3TC, Abacavir and Efavirenz. I work within an industry that requires regular and random drug and alcohol testing. My urine tests are now coming back positive for canabanoids ( I dont smoke dope). I can have a GCMS test done on the... Read more »