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Stopping the Spread of HIV

How Do You Get Infected With HIV? How Can You Protect Yourself and Others? What If I've Been Exposed? Treatment as Prevention The Bottom Line How Do You Get Infected With HIV? The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is not spread easily. You can only get HIV if you get infected blood or sexual fluids into your system. You can't get it from mosquito bites, coughing or sneezing, sharing household items, or swimming in the same pool...
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HIV spread by blade used by barbers?

I am scared whether HIV/AIDS can be spread by the blade used by the barbers. I got a cut by that way and I am curious whether it can be spread like that? Your prompt attention will be greatly appreciated. Thank you very much for your advice....
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
HIV really does not live outside of the body long enough for transmission to occur this way. See the response to Transmission through shaving.I have never heard of infection happening this way. You can always ask your barber if he sterilizes his... Read more »

HIV daughter, spreading it around

I just found out a few hours ago that my daughter has AIDS/HIV. (+KS ect) She has AIDS/HIV and is still having unprotected sex with MANY men. I have a moral obligation to report her but to whom do I report it to? PLEASE HELP ME.My daughter and her...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
Some Health Departments will do contact tracing at the request of an HIV infected person, but I'm not sure what they would do with a report from a family member. You can certainly speak to the local department of health and ask their advice.As... Read more »

Virus: Spreading like Wildfire

My partner tested positive for HIV April 2003 and I test negative. On May 30, 2003 I tested positive. A month later I saw a Infectious Disease specialist and my numbers were good (CD4= 609 and Viral Load= 22,000).Three months later (October...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your question.Like CD4 cells counts, HIV viral loads also vary from day to day-- as much as a five-fold change can occur without any real medical significance. From this, you could see that one day's viral load of 25,000 could... Read more »

fear of spreading aids in the workplace

I work with a person who just told me he had aids. I work indirect contact as technical support. this person has very dry chapped hands that bleed and spits when talking. Also, this person has constant nose mucas drip that he wipes with his hand...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Great question. The HIV-positive co-worker with lousy hygiene is a common and understandably scary situation. I hope my answer will make sense to you. What you are watching as this person's nose drips constantly, as he wipes his nose with his... Read more »
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www.poz.com help spread the word about HIV+ dating

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
There are likely over 3 million of us HIV+ in the USA today, and one can visit all the HIV+ dating sites available and one can rarely see more than a few hundred ads and on the pay sites many of these ads are fake posted by the site operators too... Read more »

www.poz.com help spread the word on HIV+ dating

Posted by Anonymous
There are likely over 3 million of us HIV+ in the USA today, and one can visit all the HIV+ dating sites available and one can rarely see more than a few hundred ads and on the pay sites many of these ads are fake posted by the site operators too... Read more »

www.poz.com help spread the word on HIV+ dating

Posted by Anonymous
There are likely over 3 million of us HIV+ in the USA today, and one can visit all the HIV+ dating sites available and one can rarely see more than a few hundred ads and on the pay sites many of these ads are fake posted by the site operators too... Read more »

Please please please advice me.

Posted by todayboy777, 4 Replies
I am feeling so worried . I have nothing to choose but suicide if I have hiv infection. Last 3 months ago, a girl touched my bleeding acne .I didn't notice whether her hands had blood or not. I didn't think I can have hiv infection. Then after 2... Read more »