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HIV Risk Of Breast Milk

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hiv risk in breast milk

I recently went to a massage parlour. the lady after massaging me gave me a hand job.She was fully clothed and i inserted my hand in her top. She was lactating. I did press her boobs and got somemilk drops on my hand(very few). while touching her...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk is essentially nonexistent.Dr. Bob Read more »

HIV risk nipple sucking on lactating woman (BREAST MILK and HIV TRANSMISSION)

I am 30 years male and had a protected sex with female sex worker 5 months ago . I kissed her... Read more »

HIV transmission risks of breast milk during sex play

Dear Doc,I am quite confused by the fact that different expert has different opinion on the risk of... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Children Risk HIV Infection Through Contaminated Instruments, Breast Milk at Hospitals in South African Province, Study Says

...instruments and "mix-ups" with breastmilk in some public hospitals in South Africa's Free State province are increasing the risk that children might contract HIV in the health care setting, according to a study presented at a press conference on... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Breast Milk Sharing Is a Trend Despite Government Warning

...consultant and La Leche League leader, said every hospital should have a milk bank, so infants in need can safely benefit from mother's milk. But procuring breast milk online is "dangerous," she said. FDA said the information gathered Monday... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vitamin A Hikes HIV Loads in Breast Milk

...supplements had significantly higher HIV loads in their breast milk than women who did not take them (P=0.02), as well as a higher risk of subclinical mastitis. This inflammatory response leads junctions in the mammary epithelium to open and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Brazil: Latin American Breast Milk Banks Catch on Worldwide

...ensuring the safety of the milk through sterilization. "We had a very great fight to keep the banks at work," said Franz Novak, a human milk researcher at the Rio de Janeiro-based Oswaldo Cruz Foundation. "Given that we worked with... Read more »
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Hopefully A Silly Concern

Posted by TValerio, 5 Replies
...short, I ended up getting a table dance in the back and sucked on a woman's nipples for a couple of minutes. I don't recall any breast milk or blood; however, I'm not 100 percent sure. I regreted the incident almost from the start. It really... Read more »

Breast Milk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I know the with breast milk HIV/AIDS it is transfer from mother to child, by breast feeding, I am in childcare and I was wondering if a mother brings in Read more »

Breast Milk

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I am a Preschool Teacher and I was wondering, if a mother brought her child in and a bottle of her Breast Milk and I fed it to the baby and if the baby threw up on me or if the breast milk got into a cut of mine is this a risk for getting Read more »

Nipple sucking breast milk

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...of her nipple which i tasted. It tasted kindof sour. We didn't do anything else. Now today im searching the net and i see breast milk infects babies. I called my doc and he just got back to me and said he wouldnt' treat me with post exposure... Read more »