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HIV Transmission Methods

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HIV & the pull out method

I had unprotected sex for the first time 3 weeks. he used the pull out method. Can i still acquired HIV? what the possibilities ? how long before i know if i have HIV?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, Read more »

Infection Method and HIV Natural history

It is my understanding that the progression of HIV infection may differ in cases of infection by IV... Read more »

Methods of contracting HIV

After 3 yrs of marriage, I am told that my husband is HIV +. You can imagine my devastation and... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Circumcision Effective HIV Prevention Method Because it Permanently Reduces Transmission Risk, Opinion Piece Says

...HIV transmission and that it was unethical to proceed without offering the option to all men in the study ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 6/29). Back to other news for August 21, 2006 Search the Newsroom archive This... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Appropriate Treatment Methods Can Prevent Nearly All Risk of Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission, Study Says

... Providing appropriate treatment methods to HIV-positive women during pregnancy can prevent nearly all risk of mother-to-child transmission of the virus, according to a study Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Flash-Heat Inactivation of HIV-1 in Human Milk: A Potential Method to Reduce Postnatal Transmission in Developing Countries

... "Up to 40% of all mother-to-child transmission of HIV occurs by means of breast-feeding; yet, in developing countries, infant formula may not be a safe option," the authors wrote. Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Researchers, HIV/AIDS Advocates Debate Use of Circumcision as HIV Prevention Method in Developing Countries

... Researchers and HIV/AIDS advocates and experts on Tuesday at the XVI International AIDS Conference in Toronto debated whether male circumcision Read more »
Connect With Others

Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...U.S. President George Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work! Who is informing the president on HIV and AIDS? Failure of the American president to recognize the need to promote condoms has not only undermined over two decades of HIV Read more »

Hiv+ & Preg 2nd time, doubts on method delivery

Posted by MoonDreamer, 2 Replies
I'm pregnant with my second child, which was planned, and while my first was a c-section now I have the option of a vaginal birth. I really would love to try it this time and was going to fight my doc about it but he surprised me by saying he is... Read more »

HIV Test Methods

Posted by ME2, 1 Reply
...Had about all the symptoms except a fever. I have been tested for HIV four times: at 7 weeks, 14 weeks, 17 weeks, and 27 weeks and each time negative. My concern is the testing method. One test Read more »

HIV Infection

Posted by StanDuminy
...Well, there really is no such thing as safe sex. The only way to ensure not getting HIV from sex is to not have sex-but people can have safer sex. Using condoms properly every time you have sex is the best method Read more »