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3 Practices That Prevent Spread Of Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...transmission is higher with higher viral loads. This fact sheet provides an overview of HIV prevention, and refers you to other fact sheets for more details on specific topics. Sexual Activity You can avoid any risk of HIV if you practice abstinence (not having sex). You also won't get infected if your penis, mouth, vagina or rectum doesn't touch anyone else's penis, mouth, vagina, or rectum. Safe activities include kissing, erotic massage,...
Ask the Experts

Wide Spread Pain and Neuropathy

Dear Dr.I am experiencing wide-spread pain (mostly neuropathy in my limbs and the base of my skull in the back of my head). It feels as though I was just hit in the back of the head with a baseball bat or something hard as it's numbing and painful....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the prognosis for HIVers was about 10 years max. We've made remarkable, in fact miraculous, improvements in treatment of HIV/AIDS, which have dramatically decreased both morbidity (illness) and mortality (death) as demonstrated by the fact I'm... Read more »

HIV is not so bad anymore (HIV PREVENTION SPECTRUM 2010)

I understand you must keep the prevention message high but do you think that the Fear HIV method is still functioning after 2 decades of the HIV epidemic? Don't you think it's the same as putting warning messages on cigarette packages which never...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...this for 25 years. So your logic is correct but it poorly applies to the current reality since HIV is still around us and is spreading rapidly. Considering that condoms alone don't work because people don't use them as they should, other tools... Read more »

Recent prevention failure and efforts to cure the disease part 3 (HIV IS 100% PREVENTABLE TODAY, 2010)

Thanks again. I understand your difficulties in managing a prevention forum since your objective is to put more fear on the disease to lower further infections but the general and widespread opinion of doctors and researchers is that HIV is a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...most things. It's just that I have the perspective of being HIV infected since January 1991 plus the experience of being an HIV/AIDS physician specialist, researcher and activist for over a quarter of a century. Add to that the fact I'm also the... Read more »

Legislation (laws) Criminalizing the Intentional Spread of HIV

Rick,I have been hearing about many legislative bodies (the US Congress, as well as the legislatures of many US states) who are passing laws criminalizing the intentional spread of HIV.Are these laws necessary? Has intentional spread of HIV been a...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...infection:1) Get to know your sexual partners ahead of time, and ask them about their HIV/STD risks before having sex with them. 2) Practice safer sex with everyone you have sex with, if there is any chance at all that they may be infected... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.N. Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa Mataka Urges Women to Address Cultural Practices That Fuel Spread of Disease

... United Nations Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa Elizabeth Mataka on Sunday in Lusaka, Zambia, called on women to openly discuss and increase awareness of harmful cultural Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Baltimore Sun Examines Masai Practices That Could Lead to Spread of HIV

... The Baltimore Sun on Sunday profiled the Masai communities in Kenya and Tanzania, including some of their practices that could lead to the spread of HIV. HIV prevalence is low among Masai because they generally do not have sexual... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Unsafe Blood Transfusions, Medical Practices in Central Asia Contributing to Spread of Infectious Diseases, Including HIV, World Bank Report Says

...Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv . The ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AP/ Los Angeles Times Examines Efforts to End Unsafe Injection Practices That Could Spread HIV, Other Diseases

...Los Angeles Times last week examined recent efforts by infection control advocates to increase awareness of unsafe injection practices that could spread HIV, hepatitis and other bloodborne diseases. According to the AP/ Times , health workers... Read more »
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Why does HIV continue to spread?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...I saw a report on my local TV station that said that HIV continues to spread in American cities. Why aren't young people heeding the message and using condoms? Is unprotected sex worth Read more »

Free video: "Top Ten Myths About HIV/AIDS"

Posted by AIDSvideos
...medications, we no longer ned to be concerned about HIV/AIDS; if you have HIV and are sexually active, you no longer need to practice safer sex; you can't contract HIV through oral sex; you can't get HIV from one sexual encounter; a woman cannot... Read more »

HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...HIV Infections ARE RISING! Many people still have the belief that HIV and AIDS only affects homosexuals! However, 75% of the world population infected with HIV is heterosexual. The United Nations predicts Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...body through the lining of the vagina, vulva, penis, rectum, or mouth during sex. Risky behavior HIV can infect anyone who practices risky behaviors such as * Sharing drug needles or syringes * Having sexual contact, including oral,... Read more »