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Urine Risks

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urine is low risk or no risk for HIV?

Sorry Dr Wohl. But I did not understand your answer. I'm not very good at English.Transcribing question and answer:urine is low risk or no risk for HIV? Please doctor. Help me, I'm very worried. I already read a lot so that urine does...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Even if there was trace amounts of blood in the urine, drinking infected fluids is not a way to get HIV and the amount of HIV was likely small if even present.If you remain worried, get an HIV test.DW... Read more »

urine is low risk or no risk for HIV?

Please doctor. Help me, I'm very worried. I already read a lot so that urine does not offer... Read more »

blood in urine and HIV risk

i had a urine splatter possibly to my eye, patient is hiv positive, has prostate and bladder ca,... Read more »
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HIV from Urine Droplets ???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello,

Can someone pls advise ?

I was using the adjacent urinal in the public men's toilet on 29 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"... Read more »

HIV and urine - please help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I know little about HIV and how it is transmitted and yesterday something happened that made me begin to worry. I was using a public restroom when a drunk kid (I live in a college town) came to the urinal next to me. he was stumbling and when he... Read more »

Risk of transmission?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

I was at this bar, decent place but the bathroom was very dirty, I am female, I went to pee and of course I didn't seat on the toilet, I pulled down my jeans almost to my knees, I don't know if they touched the floor but the floor was dirty, I swear... Read more »

Transmission Risk

Posted by andreww78, 1 Reply
Hi Experts,

I've been to strip club 2 weeks back . I had lap dance for 40 min with a girl who was nude . I was wearing very thin pant with no underwear and came during the dance. I'm much worried as she was rubbing with her vagina during the dance... Read more »