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One Drop Of Vaginal Fluid HIV

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The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...that has been used by someone who is HIV positive. The myth: "HIV can be spread through tears, sweat, mosquitoes, pools, or casual contact." The reality: HIV can only be transmitted through infected blood, semen, vaginal fluids, and breast milk. The most common ways for HIV to be transmitted are through unprotected sexual contact and/or sharing needles with an HIV-positive person. HIV can also be passed from mother to baby during...
Ask the Experts

virul load

hi Dr. what is the role of virul load when hiv infection transfer from one persone to another
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...load is the amount of virus in every drop of blood...the more virus the easier it is to spread. Same is true for the semen and vaginal fluids..the more virus, the easier to spread. Keeping the HIV level as low as possible (undetectable) is a... Read more »

HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...children have been orphaned by the epidemic. A person who has HIV carries the virus in certain body fluids, including blood, semen, vaginal secretions, and breast milk. The virus can be transmitted only if such HIV-infected fluids enter the... Read more »

Concentrations of HIV in body fluids

According to AIDS books and research articles, there are enormous amount of hiv in body fluids(some millions per ml,to my memory) Dr.Sowadsky, what would be the REAL hiv concentration in the body fluids in the worset situation?(for example, in the...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...detectable levels", there is still a significant chance of transmission, if another person is exposed to the blood, semen, or vaginal secretions of a person with HIV.Viral load in semen and vaginal secretions:Generally speaking, the viral load in... Read more »

can you get hiv/aids if you.. (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)

me and my partner have been curious about trying anal sex. we are both hiv/aids free and free of any other std's. we were curious, can we get aids from anal sex even if you both are disease free?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...children have been orphaned by the epidemic. A person who has HIV carries the virus in certain body fluids, including blood, semen, vaginal secretions, and breast milk. The virus can be transmitted only if such HIV-infected fluids enter the... Read more »
Articles
AIDS InfoNet

Couples With Mixed HIV Status

...up on the test. The viral load test measures virus in the blood. It doesn't tell you about virus in sexual fluids (sperm or vaginal fluids.) The viral load test result was for when your sample was taken, not today. Viral load can change... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...HIV-positive (carrying the virus that causes AIDS). You can infect others who come into contact with your blood, semen or vaginal fluid. You should take necessary precautions to avoid transmitting HIV to others. A positive result does ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...share. Vertical Transmission With no treatment, up to 35% of the babies of HIV-infected women would be born infected. The risk drops to about 4% if a woman takes AZT during pregnancy and delivery, and then her newborn is given AZT. The risk is 2%... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

AIDS Myths and Misunderstandings

...Sheet 150 for current information on how HIV is transmitted. Transmission can only occur if someone is exposed to blood, semen, vaginal fluid or mother's milk (see Fact Sheet 611 ) from an infected person. There is no proven case of... Read more »
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Never realized :-(

Posted by squanderer, 2 Replies
...Just one tiny drop of vaginal fluid, can have 1000s of HIV virus, I didn't know. All you need to do is get one drop down your urethra or enter a tiny open wound Read more »

Can i get HIV if i lick a vaginal fluid on-----

Posted by von, 1 Reply
...Hi can i get hiv if i lick a fresh vaginal fluid on her underwear Read more »

Get The Facts

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). HOW IT IS SPREAD: HIV is transmitted through contact with the blood, semen, vaginal secretions or breast milk of an HIV infected person. INCUBATION PERIOD: Antibodies can typically be detected... Read more »

HIV and urine - please help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...next to me. he was stumbling and when he swayed, his urine hit the edge of the urinal and splashed onto my leg. I felt 4 or 5 drops and immediately washed off the parts of my leg where i felt the drops with soap and water. now i am afraid... Read more »