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Is it possible to get HIV from toilet bowl water?

I washed my butt with water from the toilet bowl a couple of times, and am wondering if it's possible to get HIV from it.

living in anxiety and fear

Hi, Hope you can help me
I had the following incident last month
i had come across a girl of unknown status. she was a massage therapist. i touched her breast , not lactating , i touched her vagina superficially with palm -no penetration . she sit on my legs naked and rubbed vagina on legs for few secs. I had no cuts or sores bleeding. Then she gave me handjob, which i finished my self. now i am really worried from this. I am feeling nervous that i have got hiv from her. she told me that she was tested negative in march 19. i am living in fear of hiv. not able to concentrate . googling every time about symptoms and information on transmission of hiv. Ihave started losing weight due to fear. Please help me what should i do. I am really worried mind is thinking negative all 24 hrs

Hiv in the park

Hello. I was walking barefoot in the park the other day and saw a bloody tissue lying on the ground (blood was very red, so I assume it was recent). I DID NOT touch the tissue, I walked around it, but I had blisters on my heels and now worry what if a person bled on the ground too...and it touched my blisters, would there be a risk for HIV? I did not see anyone near the area for at least 3-4 minutes. My blisters did not bleed, but they are sensitive a little to alcoholic wipes. Thank you. I am worried out of my mind because I am pregnant and do not want to hurt my baby. I walked barefoot because my feet are swollen. As I said, I did not touch the tissue, walked around it, but I am still worried Is there a risk? Thank you

i dont have a Spleen and a cat sctrach under pants please answer

hey please sorry for asking again but im really inquired !!! answer my question scientifically and in details please !!! im asking the same question that i have asked before and your answer was NO RISK but i forgot to tell you that i do not have Spleen since 23 years they took it off me when i was 4 years old and i understand that the Spleen is one of importants parts in Immune system
so will it be the same result NO RISK even if i dont have spleen in the The scenario mentioned before ? because superficial cuts start healing and forming barriers preventing viruses from accessing inside and this is one of the Immune system job , but when some one does not have the Speed , will the chance of acquiring HIV increase this way ? ..lets say the chance of acquiring HIV this way with a person who has Spleen is 1% ....will the chance increase to 15 or 20% if this person does not have the Spleen ?
and here is the scenario

i was sitting with a person in a closed shop " all windows were closed as well as the door which means the air outside was not coming in" and that person always does Sex with many women and he never uses condoms , i was holding my cat next to him"i was playing with my cat" and then my cat accidently scratched that person , he then screamed and said " oh your cat scratched me" it did him a small paper cut but he did not bleed and im pretty sure 100% that the nail of my cat got into his bloodstream , after like 10-12 seconds he said "LET THE CAT GET AWAY" he screamed on my cat and wanted to hit him , my cat got scared and sticked his nails in my pants and jumped away ...i felt my cat nails on my skin and i dont know if they broke my skin or not but most likely they broke it a bit > here are my question :
-the windows of shop and door were all closed so does that mean we were in a temperature room where HIV needs hours to die and not seconds or minutes ? how long can HIV live in this shop ?
- can i get HIV this way ? we all know that the nails of cats are covered with hair so once my cat scratched that person.. in half a second the nail got back to hide in that hair and im afraid there wasnt a sufficient Oxygen to kill off HIV
- after 10-20 seconds my cat sticked his nails in my pants and broke my skin a bit , i have readed that paper cut and small wounds do not provide direct acess to bloodstream and that the small wounds start healing and forming barriers preventing viruses from accessing inside and also the blood outside cannot reenter the bloodstream which means HIV would be killed by the air BUT !!!! how could air kill off hiv when my small wound is inside my pants ? there is no air inside !!!! and also lets say that my very small cut was inside pants ....what is your explanation about my pants rubbing the very small cut inside where the hiv outside the very small cut isnt exposed to oxygen because its inside clothes ..cus when people walk or do moves the pants rub a bit the skin , thats how i see it will that pose any risk ? ... please give me an answer !! was it at risk ?

Bit Someone and Hurt Tongue

Hello,

I remember an incident with my brother who is HIV+ in the past before his diagnosis. We were messing around and I tackled him
and accidentally slashed his skin causing him to bleed with my teeth. Immediately afterwards, my teeth bit the left tip of my tongue. My left tip of
my tongue was already inflamed due to lack of sleep and lack of nutrition which caused the biting to cause immense pain.

The scary thing is I don't know if the biting my tongue caused bleeding in my mouth (does this count as a DIRECT access to my bloodstream) as it happened simultaneously as the biting. There could have been blood in my mouth due to the biting but I don't remember. Has there been cases like this? I'm afraid that my brother's blood could have been in contact with the fresh wound that was created immediately after my teeth slashing him then my teeth accidentally biting my own tongue in the process.

Thank you.

unprotected sex with an escort (period blood present)

the details I recently booked a Romanian escort in the uk for unprotected sex. stupid I know. basically I penetrated her for around 10-15 seconds then pulled out as realised I was being an idiot when I pulled out there was blood on the head and shaft of my penis ( was obvious she was on her period) I immediately grabbed a wipe to get it off,
I realise this is a risk so I will test at 8 weeks anyway.

but I have read vaginal sex is 1/2000 exposures if they have hiv, I don't know her status she assured me she was clean but not sure on hiv rates of Romanians and if they understand testing and so on due to language barrier I couldn't explain what I meant,
I also read that hiv dies as soon as it comes in contact with air, so I was wondering is 10/15 seconds inside a vagina long enough to become infected as would the hiv in the blood or on my penis (if I missed any blood when wiping) would it of died as soon as I pulled out my penis?

I'm extremely worried about this and I guess I just want to know if this is extremely high risk, is it likely she had hiv going by statistics of escorts who offer this service from her country and is the fact it was extremely brief does this lower the risk at all

thank you in advance

getting HIV from engaging in oral sex

I recently had a brief encounter with a male. there was no anal sex and no penetration. i did, however give him oral sex both on his penis and briefly his buttocks area. there was no ejaculation on his part. what is my risk for contracting HIV and should i think about taking PEP? This encounter literally just happened. The other person was HIV negative and also taking PREP. Thank you for your honest answer here.

needle prick on the street

Yesterday my ankle was pricked by a needle on the street - it didn't bleed. The emergency ward at St. Paul's gave me the 3 PEP medications to take for the first 5 days, telling me I'd feel sick and my liver and kidneys could be affected. I've got 2 hours to decide whether or not to take them (in the first 24 hours). Aids Vancouver would have helped with my decision, but they're closed today. I'm quite healthy and don't want to be sick for the next 5 days or ruin my liver or kidneys, but don't know what the chances are for HIV or how long it would take for it to manifest. I need help to make this decision.

one inch bleeding scratch

What is the probability of being infected with a HIV virus if one inch bleeding scratch was contaminated by hiv infected fluid? I can not find such numer in web. Please help.
Thanks!

Must reply, its about my daughter who is only 16 months of now..

Three months ago, i went to the blood lab for getting some of my blood work done.
However the mistake i made by taking my two small daughters there.

As i was talking to the receptionist.

My younger daughter who was 13 months of old at that time, took the blood cotton who was lying on the floor and had the blood in it.

she put that cotton and licked or sucked on that cotton.

As soon as i was done talking to the receptionist. i saw that and threw the cotton, washed her face and tongue..

Ever since that she has been exposed to the flew, bronchitis and finger blister in her index finger.

and she has got alot weaker in these 3 months..

What are the chances of her getting disease from that bloody cotton?

I am so much worried about it and afraid to take her for testing.

please tell me know if its something serious.. its killing me.

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