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Can I get hiv this way?

Okay so a couple weeks ago. I was peeing at a friends house, and a little bit got on the toilet seat. So I took a some toilet paper to wipe it off. But it looked like there was some blood or something red on the toilet seat, not my own. I'm not sure...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your HIV-acquisiton risk is completely nonexistent. However, I do hope you've learned one very important lesson from this anxiety-provoking Read more »

In regards to Can't deal with the anguish of HIV

I am also in anguish about being HIV positive and have been for 13 yrs and am still in good health. I have and still do feel the same as you and do go to a counselor. Even though doctors and people keep telling me to look at how long Magic Johnson...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
...leaving patients and the state struggling to find a solution to get people their medications. One way to speak of living with HIV is in terms of resilience, which is not so much a personal trait as a process in which a person promotes their own... Read more »

HIV Positive to Can't find virus: Still infectious?

A former partner who learned she was HIV positive 20 years ago now says her virus can't be found. She now has unprotected sex,according some of her partners with whom I am acquainted. My question is this: Can she still pass HIV to another person...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...means by "her virus can't be found." There are two potential scenarios:1.It's possible (although not probably) that her initial HIV test 20 years ago was a false-positive. In this case she never really was truly HIV positive. Therefore her HIV... Read more »

Natural Way of Treating HIV

Has anyone heard of the Nature's Support Immune Plus. I came across the website was very intrigued.the website www.ekur.biz/immuneplus_userforum1.html
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,The Web site states "Immune Plus is a natural alternative to HIV drugs . . . . It is not a guaranteed cure, but it does support a sufferer to live a normal life free from the effects of HIV Read more »
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Can I catch HIV infection this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...the presence of mind to discard it? I can't understand. Now I have to live with the thought that I may have exposed myself to HIV infection. I mean, the toilet paper which came into contact with the seat actually also came into contact with my... Read more »

I want to believe hiv cant be caught this way. but

Posted by nicejack, 3 Replies
...Hi I have a question. I read that shaking hands is NOT a method of getting hiv. Well I shoke hands with a person who has hiv and am fearful that I may have been infected. Heres why, I had a chunk of skin Read more »

is aids way worse than hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...everything i read or at least the best news relates to hiv it says nothing about AIDS. Read more »

At Risk Question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I came to this forum to find some answers and I have read the posts regarding HIV transmission from food. Many people have stated that the heat in the food will kill the virus. I am curious if the same improbability Read more »