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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...infection, you should take steps to prevent getting infected. People recently infected (within the past 2 or 3 months) are most likely to transmit HIV to others. This is when their viral load is the highest. In general, the risk of 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...
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Dr. Bob,Although it might sound strange, I enjoy skinny dipping in the Lake. I usually do it where there are no people around so I don't freak anyone out...plus I am really not that well hung!!. Is there any risk of catching hiv or hepatitis in...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
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Dr. Bob,Although it might sound strange, I enjoy skinny dipping in the Lake. I usually do it where there are no people around so I don't freak anyone out...plus I am really not that well hung!!. Is there any risk of catching hiv or hepatitis in...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
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Casa Casuarina...

that is name of what used to be Gianni Versace's Mansion here in South Beach Miami. Long Story short, i toured that mansion two days ago, had tea, touched the water in the pool, sat in the couches, etc. I googled Versace and turns out that his lover...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Alejandro,I've been to Casa Casuarina and sat in those couches as well. OMG! That means the furniture has now had a double dose of HIV cooties! Yikes, maybe the building should be quarantined or demolished. What do you think??? Come on Alejandro,... Read more »

HOW WELL DOES THE HIV VIRUS TRANSMIT AT SWIMMING POOL?

Hi Dr Bob I have one quick question regarding how well does the HIV virus survive in chlorine water. I went to the indoor swimming pool other day and I didn't notice this when I walked in but there was blood on the ground foot print maybe someone...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,The only way you could contract HIV in that pool would be by having unsafe sex with an HIV-positive hunky lifeguard.Dr. Bob Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

...hospitalized as a result of 2009 H1N1 have had one or more "higher risk" medical conditions. Young children are also at high risk of serious complications from 2009 H1N1, just as they are from seasonal flu. And while people 65 and older are ... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...transfusions, accidents in health care settings or certain blood products (See below for detailed information about the actual level of risk for each mode of transmission) Mother to baby (before or during birth, or through breast milk) ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevention of Cryptosporidiosis in Immunocompromised Persons

... You can reduce your risk of getting Crypto. The more steps you take, the less likely you are to get infected. These actions will also help protect you against Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Nevada Man Files Complaint After Mobile Home Park Prohibits Him From Using Pool

...the regulation quoted by Carefree's lawyers is meant to refer only to communicable diseases that can be transmitted through water. There is no evidence that HIV can be contracted from a swimming pool, according to the CDC . The state Board of... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »

Desperately seeking answers

Posted by scared_stiff_to, 5 Replies
...my tongue twice a day religiously over the last 7 weeks - has made no difference! I have also done the "spit in a glass of water" yeast test found online and met all the criteria for possible yeast complications. Can anyone tell me how legit... Read more »

Chronic Tonsil Cheese

Posted by brent4861, 10 Replies
...throat isn't sore and I was surprised. I went online to google.com to search and found out that kids get this and people with AIDS. This isn't able to be affected by antibiotic at all times cause it hides or something like that. I called my... Read more »