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aids transmission

hi.i m an ophthalmologist.before a month i examined an aids patient who feels a foriegn body in his eye.the examination was less than one minute.there were no cuts or fresh wound on my fingers. i am sure that i didnt touched his eyes. but after...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It sounds like the risk of transmission to you is practically nonexistent. How would you have been infected? Even if you had come into contact with fluid in the patient's eye, and it had come into contact with your mucous membranes or cuts on... Read more »

AIDS transmission through indirect sexual contact

Hi doctor,This is embarrassing, but i am a male was a dared to put on a pair of women's... Read more »

aids transmission

If a hiv infected woman plays with her vagina with her finger, then sucks on her finger rite after... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Addiction Main Channel of AIDS Transmission in Afghanistan: Health Minister

In a statement marking World AIDS Day on Tuesday, the nation's minister of public health said, "Addiction, especially using heroin through injection, continues to be the main channel of transmission of AIDS in Afghanistan." Sayed Mohammad Amin... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

UNAIDS Report Highlights Increased Risk of HIV/AIDS Transmission in Haiti

UNAIDS "is calling for action to prevent the spread of the AIDS virus in earthquake-stricken Haiti. A study [.pdf] by UNAIDS warns of a substantial risk of the spread of the deadly virus in overcrowded camps for Haitian survivors of the disaster,"... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

UNAIDS Head Says Nigeria Has Ability to Stop Mother-to-Child HIV/AIDS Transmission

In Abuja on Thursday, UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibe said he believes Nigeria can end mother-to-child HIV transmission by 2015. "I want you to continue to advocate for Nigeria and Africa and through the governors' wives to prevent HIV in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Governments in Tanzania, Swaziland Offer Male Circumcision Drives in Effort to Reduce HIV/AIDS Transmission

IRIN/ PlusNews reports on a program underway in Tanzania that's offering men ages 10-34 circumcisions free-of-chargeĀ in an effort to drive down HIV/AIDS transmission. The program, which is receiving support from the U.S., "aims to reach 2.8... Read more »
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HIV transmission question

Posted by smr, 1 Reply
I posted this earlier and it seems to have disappeared - forgive me if I'm overlooking something and making a duplicate posting. I am just wondering if anyone out there has personal knowledge of an HIV-positive woman who's viral load is... Read more »

any good resources about transmission?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am a 27 yr old female who was diagnosed hiv+ 4 months ago. I
started my meds and w/in a month had gotten the virus to an
undetectable state and my CD4 count up. I am dealing w/ things
pretty well mostly b/c my family and the few friends I have
chos... Read more »

Question on the methodology of transmission

Posted by Anonymous
Hello and an advance thank you to those who reply!

I have a few relatively complicated questions about the transmission of the HIV virus. First, these "odds" that are quoted, are these concerning the chance of seroconversion assuming that HIV has... Read more »

QUESTION ON TRANSMISSION PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!

Posted by Anonymous




Hello and an advance thank you to those who reply!

I have a few relatively complicated questions about the transmission of
the HIV virus. First, these "odds" that are quoted, are these concerning Read more »