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HIV Test After Touching Breast Milk

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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...to avoid diseases that are spread by blood. What If I've Been Exposed? If you think you have been exposed to HIV, talk to your health care provider or the public health department, and get tested. For more information on HIV testing, see Fact Sheet 102 . If you are sure that you have been exposed, call your health care provider immediately to discuss whether you should start taking antiretroviral drugs (ARVs). This is called "post...
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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 nipples also .I felt she was lactating. is breast sucking or nipple sucking on a lactating woman carries risk to HIV infection or any STD s. I got...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Overall the risk of an adult contracting HIV from nipple noshing would be extremely low. However, when in doubt a simple rapid HIV test at the three-month mark would give an accurate result in as few as 20 minutes.In your specific case, your two... Read more »

Mom offers $50!! (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

First I'd like to say your website is Godsend!Second, my daughter bought a few outfits at the mall, she pulled one of the pants out and noticed there was some redish stain. If it was blood from an HIV infected person, would this pose a risk? She...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...to people with hemophilia), or organ or tissue transplants. This has been very rare in the United States since 1985, when the test for HIV was licensed. Since then, all donated blood and donors of organs or tissue are tested for HIV. Health care... Read more »

Follow up ( I know i have HIV!) (I KNOW I HAVE IT, 2010)

Hello doc, just updating u on my test results as u requested. I went to see the HIV specialist and was told that both the HIV RNA viral load n the antibody test was negative @ 12wks. So she said that I can forget about HIV. However something that...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,WOO-HOO! See, I told you that if you wrote back when you've had a definitive HIV test, we would WOO-HOO together. And here we are! WOO-HOO!!!! I think I'll start collecting stories like yours, "I know I have it" Read more »

exposure to breast milk ( not in mouth)

Dear dr bob:I was at my bachelor party and went to mexico city and met this girl, she was 45, unknown HIV status but chances that she could be infected are high because she insisted so bad in having unprotected sex, which I totally refused. My...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Paul,Mexico City can be one wild place! I was there a few weeks ago for the International AIDS Conference.Your HIV-acquisition risk is essentially nonexistent. None of your three exposures would be considered significant. Your worries are... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...antibodies when the semen is collected. The semen is then frozen. The donor is required to come back after six months for a second HIV test, to confirm the initial HIV screening. The semen is not used before the procedure is completed. Mother... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...Confidential HIV Testing HIV Name-Based Reporting Partner Notification Orasure Test for HIV Rapid Tests for HIV Home HIV Antibody Tests Urine Test for HIV RNA / NAAT Testing For-Profit Test... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

... What Is HIV Testing? How Do I Get Tested? Who Should Get Tested? When Should I Get Tested? Do Any Tests Work Sooner After Infection? Read more »
The Well Project

Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

...and Support It's Better to Know HIV and Women Make a New Start Useful Info Sheets for Newly Diagnosed Getting an HIV diagnosis can feel like the worst news in the world. It is common to feel anger, fear, confusion, shock, depression,... Read more »
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Your opinion please

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...paper cut or another cut i didnt notice or what if somehow her blood anyway got into my body? I live in Costa Rica, and they say hiv test to be 6 months after exposure, but i dont want to take another one. I read a lot of places that says 3... Read more »

breast milk remedy

Posted by kenya, 1 Reply
...guys, i was having this wild idea. if continous exposure of breastmilk to a baby can cause hiv; what if, you are hiv+ and take breast milk-meaning exposure in low doses. wouldnt that help develop an individuals immunity? reactions!!! Read more »

Terrified

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...saw a hematologist and she said it looks like all signs are pointing toward some kind of virus. I immediately requested an HIV test which I received today. I won't have the results until next Monday and am going out of my mind at this point. I... Read more »

any babies infected by breast milk?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Would someone know how many if any babies hiv infected by breast milk? Read more »