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What Is Direct Contact Hiv

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Std through DIRECT contact with urine?

If Urine was to be poured over my head and maybe leak into my ears or something can I get an STD? I'm not joking, this happend and I'm scared....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Wow. You mean you actually had a "golden shower"???? I thought that was just a cute name used by those into "water sports". Relax Max. Urine that does not contain visible blood is not a risk for STDs, including HIV. By the... Read more »

Can a child contact HIV from a carrier who's "dads friend"? (CASUAL CONTACT, HIV BASICS)

My daughters (5) and her father, is in a relationship with a girl who is a HIV Carrier on... Read more »

Thank You Dr. Frascino- casual contact (CASUAL CONTACT, 2011)

I just wanted show my appreciation for you and this website. I recently found out my brother was... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Georgia: "Direct Threat" to Spread HIV?

The American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia (ACLU) is asking Atlanta, on behalf of an HIV-positive massage therapist, to revise a 1984 ordinance requiring a health certificate stating massage therapy practitioners are free of communicable... Read more »
kaisernetwork.org

Looking to the Future -- The Epidemic in 2031 and New Directions in AIDS Research

Anthony Fauci, M.D. Peter Piot, M.D., Ph.D. Mark Harrington Vuyiseka Dubula Frika Chia Iskandar Richard Horton, M.B., B.S., B.SC., F.R.C.P. Fran├žoise Barre-Sinoussi, Ph.D.: Good afternoon. Are you ready to look for the future? I... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Wisconsin Issues HIV/AIDS Nonprofit Directives for Corrective Action; Clients Protest Service Inadequacies

A group of people living with HIV/AIDS in Madison, Wis., demonstrated in front of the state Department of Health Services to protest what they claim to be inadequate services provided by the AIDS Network and lack of oversight from the state,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New HIV/AIDS Research Directions Show Promise, NEJM Editorial Says

Some recent HIV/AIDS research that examines the role certain genes play in inhibiting HIV progression shows promise for the development of new treatment measures, Jay Levy of the University of California-San Francisco writes in an editorial... Read more »
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Hiv transmission through contact of vaginal fluid with an open wound?

Posted by neibet, 1 Reply
What is the risk of HIV transmission through the exposure of an open wound to vaginal secretions.
Assuming i am having a back massage and i have an open injury on my back and the masseuse was sitting naked in my back with her vagina in direct... Read more »

Blood Contact - PLEASE HELP!!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am absolutely terrified and I need some help on this. My neighbor is HIV+. He had a few scabs on his knuckles and was punching me in the shoulder just to joke around. When I noticed the scabs (not until an hour or so later), I went home and... Read more »

Contact notification

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Newly diagnosed and want to notify 3 contacts anonymously. I live in upstate NY and was told I would have to give my name to my county health dept to take advantage of CNAP, but it's a small county, I know people who work there and I'm sure word... Read more »

Anyone went directly to aids defining symptoms?

Posted by Brickwall, 2 Replies
Is there anyone that went directly from infection to aids defining symptoms?

I had a severe primary infection 3 weeks after risk, then it has stayed/got worse now 20 weeks..

Please help! Read more »