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Myths About HIV

Table of Contents Introduction Myths About HIV and HIV Treatment Myths About HIV Tests Myths About HIV Transmission Myths About Clinical Trials Get the Facts! Introduction There are many myths about HIV. A myth is a story or an idea that is nottrue. In dealing with HIV, it is important to be able to tell reality frommyth. Believing myths can result in fear, in denial, and even in damage to yourhealth. Myths About HIV...
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truth or myth?

i was told you could get infected merely by having intercourse with many different partners. That is to say, if I had unprotected sex with a different person each day and I knew for a fact that they were all HIV negative, I could still contract the...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
That's a myth.Promiscuity (a sort of judgemental term), or any other type of sex for that matter, does not create HIV or other sexually transmitted infections. STIs are transmitted from an infected person to an uninfected person. If a person is... Read more »

HIV Fact or Myth?

I was told today that you can prevent HIV infection by bathing right after sex. I always thought this to be false. Is it fact or myth that good hygiene can prevent stds such as HIV???...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
HIV transmission cannot be prevented by bathing after sex. The best method to reduce the risk of transmission during sex is to use condoms. See <a href=http://www.thebody.com/whatis/basics.html#myths target=_new>Myths About HIV and... Read more »

YEAST INFECTION: MYTH OR FACT?

I am a female who, after stupidly having unprotected hetero sex 2 years ago, has had 5 negative HIV tests (out to 15 months) without further exposure. Two of the tests I did at home using the Home Access Test, and 3 were rapid tests done at an...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Tested to Death,Drs. Feinberg and Aberg are correct: "Chronic or recurrent vaginal yeast infections can be a common early indicator of HIV in women." This statement is an HIV awareness message meant to remind or inform women with... Read more »

HIV Origins Truth or Dare?

Dr. Bob: Truth or Dare? What can you say is really the case as to why HIV was originated? We've all heard urban myths about this but one that I had not heard before is the CIA / Hep B vaccine connection whereas a holocaust survivor was sent to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Lindsey,The CIA/hepatitis B vaccine connection??? Holocaust survivor sent to Siberia, tortured by KGB and then "invented" an HIV/hepatitis B vaccine that he "supposedly gave to thousands of healthy white gay men in New York and... Read more »
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The truth about HEAL and AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
If you have been reading this guy who has been posting here recently and you are wondering what's the story with him and those who profess similar theories take a look at this article from POZ which gives the whole story. An eyeopening story!

Or see... Read more »

Female to Male-Truth in facts

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you use a latex condom and it does not come off or break, you are about 100% safe. Period.

Further more if you read stuidies like Padian you will see that the virus is 8x more efficient M to F than the other way around.

You have to work pretty... Read more »

Myth or Fact

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I posted in the other forum by accident, Hey in maple ridge canada i heard of a person leeding on napkins in a dispenser and then putting the napkins back in that he bled on, say i wipe my self with these napkins and theres blood on it, is there any... Read more »

MYth or fact

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hey in maple ridge canada i heard of a person leeding on napkins in a dispenser and then putting the napkins back in that he bled on, say i wipe my self with these napkins and theres blood on it, is there any risk at all ? and what are the chances i... Read more »