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3 Ways Hiv Can Be Spread

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Catholic Church's Teachings of Abstinence Only "Fail-Safe" Way to Prevent HIV Spread, Pope Benedict XVI Says

Pope Benedict XVI on Friday in a speech to African bishops said that abstinence and fidelity are the only "fail-safe" ways to prevent the spread of HIV, the AP/ Guardian reports. Speaking about the African HIV/AIDS epidemic for the first time... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Abstinence, Fidelity Best Ways to Prevent Spread of HIV, Ugandan Ambassador to U.S. Writes in Letter to Editor

A recent study showing that sexual abstinence did not play a "significant" role in reducing the HIV/AIDS prevalence in Uganda is "misleading and dangerous" because it is "widely known" that the "principal reason" for the country's reduced HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Caribbean Leaders Discuss Ways to Stop Spread of HIV/AIDS, Leading Cause of Death Among Young People

Caribbean health officials are conducting a study to determine the economic impact of HIV/AIDS in the region, which has the world's highest infection rate after sub-Saharan Africa, St. Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Denzil Douglas said on Saturday,... Read more »
Ask the Experts

can hiv be spread this way?

Hello Good evening, pls help me by giving reply to my question as i am very worried.on 24 nov 2013 my wife gave birth to baby boy but she had not developed milk so formula milk was given till 27 nov but on 28 and 29 nov ,my baby was feed with...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
It is possible for infants to be infected with HIV via breast milk. I would say the risk from a short exposure of a few days carries less risk than prolonged ingestion of milk from an infected women. If possible try to determine if the donor of the... Read more »

HIV Spread in New Ways

Hi RyanI know it's unlikely that any adult could get infected by sucking on a woman's breast, who is not pregnant or has a newborn child, but why do I have folliculitis and jock itch? My sucking on a high risk woman's breast on a...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Folliculitis and jock itch have no correlation to HIV transmission and infection. Folliculitis is an infection of the hair follicle that can have a number of causes, but not HIV. Jock itch is usually caused by a fungus which can be spread by... Read more »

What ways can I spread shingles virus

I've recently got Shingles and on day 4 I had two doctors confirm it was shingles. Neither one prescribed meds because it is best to take them during the first 48 hours. So I've been taking Vitamin C,B,E and L-Lysine and etc. My question...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
This particular forum is exclusively for the discussion of the side effects of antiretroviral (HIV) therapy.... Read more »

HIV spread by blade used by barbers?

I am scared whether HIV/AIDS can be spread by the blade used by the barbers. I got a cut by that way and I am curious whether it can be spread like that? Your prompt attention will be greatly appreciated. Thank you very much for your advice....
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
HIV really does not live outside of the body long enough for transmission to occur this way. See the response to Transmission through shaving.I have never heard of infection happening this way. You can always ask your barber if he sterilizes his... Read more »
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KNOWING SPREADING HIV AROUND

Posted by Jazzy1973, 5 Replies
wHY DO PEOPLE KEEP GOING AROUND SPREADING THIS TO EACH OTHER KNOWING U HAVE THIS?

wHY CAN'T SOME ONE FIND SOME ONE THAT HAS HIV TOO?

QUESTIONS I ASS BECAUSE I KNOW SOMEONE WHO GOES ON LINE AND MEET PEOPLE AND HAVE SEX WITH THEM& AFTER THEY GET... Read more »

www.poz.com help spread the word about HIV+ dating

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
There are likely over 3 million of us HIV+ in the USA today, and one can visit all the HIV+ dating sites available and one can rarely see more than a few hundred ads and on the pay sites many of these ads are fake posted by the site operators too... Read more »

www.poz.com help spread the word on HIV+ dating

Posted by Anonymous
There are likely over 3 million of us HIV+ in the USA today, and one can visit all the HIV+ dating sites available and one can rarely see more than a few hundred ads and on the pay sites many of these ads are fake posted by the site operators too... Read more »

www.poz.com help spread the word on HIV+ dating

Posted by Anonymous
There are likely over 3 million of us HIV+ in the USA today, and one can visit all the HIV+ dating sites available and one can rarely see more than a few hundred ads and on the pay sites many of these ads are fake posted by the site operators too... Read more »