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Can you contact aids from contact with urine?

Can you contact aids from contact with urine?

HIV risks: Fortunately HIV can not be contracted from urine. HIV/AIDs is usually acquired from blood, genital tract secretions, or injection drug use. Urine ordinarily is 'sterile' and not considered a risk per se for HIV transmission. When engaging in sexual activity with another person, it's always best to talk things through before any of the action starts. HIV is only the tip of the iceberg. ...Read more

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Urine (Definition)

Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more


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Does hiv, aids make a person have a smelly fishy urine?

Does hiv, aids make a person have a smelly fishy urine?

No: Hiv does not cause uti, look for another cause, probably bacterial. Culture the urine. ...Read more

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I work in healthcare. My latex gloved hand accidentally went in a bedpan full of urine of an AIDS(not HIV) patient. Do I need to be worried? thanks!!

I work in healthcare. My latex gloved hand accidentally went in a bedpan full of urine of an AIDS(not HIV) patient. Do I need to be worried? thanks!!

Don't worry;be happy: . . . Happy because you followed glove guidelines; gloves are effective barrier to HIV & other infections. Let me add: 1) even if not gloved, risk is low because very little virus in urine and your skin,if intact,is barrier too; 2) if there was contact through skin (real risk to you), post-exposure prophylaxis can be very effective but only if started IMMEDIATELY. If ?,tell super or HR immediately ...Read more

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My doctor found a trace of blood in my urine. What can that possibly mean? I already got tested to see if I have hiv/aids, any std's & came back neg.

My doctor found a trace of blood in my urine. What can that possibly mean? I already got tested to see  if I have hiv/aids, any std's & came back neg.

Trace blood ...: The urine from patients with trace blood in urine chemstrip test should be further tested with microscopic examination to confirm if there are red blood cells. If urine is done not at period and microscopic exam shows > 3-5 rbc per high-power field, that is significant and warrants further evaluation. For detail, check with your doc or urologist timely. ...Read more

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Can syphilis or AIDS cause buring when you have the urge to pee? Passed three urine tests and cultures for all bacteria STD what else cause this?

Can syphilis or AIDS cause buring when you have the urge to pee? Passed three urine tests and cultures for all bacteria STD what else cause this?

NGU: NGU or non-gonococccal urethritis is a condition linked with sexual activity that causes burning with urination. It may is not detected be detected by normal STD testing panels. So if the tests for gonorrhea and chlamydia are negative, special testing for ureaplasma/mycoplasma may be needed Clinicians will often treat empirically without specific testing. Doxycyline is effective. ...Read more

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My blood color is dark red. Having UTI on/off for months&pain in joints and discomfort in scrotum. Pus cells in semen&urine analysis.Is it HIV or aids?

My blood color is dark red. Having UTI on/off for months&pain in joints and discomfort in scrotum. Pus cells in semen&urine analysis.Is it HIV or aids?

See doctor : You have symptoms of recurrent uti, needs to be check by your physician , always doubt of HIV , check through blood test. See your physician. ...Read more

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Does the urine culture test reveal the existing of STD other than hiv/aids such as gonorrhea?

Does the urine culture test reveal the existing of STD other than hiv/aids such as gonorrhea?

Whoa: Urine culture will not reveal either HIV or gonorrhea, or syphilis or any of the other sexually transmitted diseases. Please get with your personal physician and share your concerns if you think you've caught something. Don't be shy -- he / she has heard it all many times and won't think the less of you. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get aids from contact with someone's pee that has aids?

Is it possible to get aids from contact with someone's pee that has aids?

No: There has to be two conditions for HIV to infect another person. #1 the virus needs to enter the person's blood. #2. The virus needs to be in a high enough concentration to infect the person. The only 4 body fluids where HIV is in high enough concentration to infect another are: blood, semen, vaginal secretions and milk. Urine does not have an HIV concentration high enough to infect. ...Read more

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Aids (Definition)

AIDS is also known as HIV/AIDS. Acquired immune disease syndrome. Late stage of HIV infection associated with low CD4 lymphocytes count and clinical signs of immune dysfunction. Many excellent sources on internet to learn more. See a doctor if you think you may have acquired HIV infection. Treatment options ...Read more