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Breast Milk Afraid I Have HIV

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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
...transmitted from an HIV-infected mom to her infant via breastfeeding. This is due to many factors, including the quantity of breast milk and the underdeveloped immune system of babies. For adults breast-milk HIV transmission remains only a... Read more »

Ongoing fear

I look forward to seeing my hiv+ friend when I return from months of working away from home and it... Read more »

Im so scared (CASUAL CONTACT, 2010)

I am 29 years old with 3 children and a husband. I just found out today that my father who has been... Read more »
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The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...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... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vitamin A Hikes HIV Loads in Breast Milk

...HIV-positive mothers in Tanzania, those who took vitamin A and beta-carotene supplements had significantly higher HIV loads in their breast milk than women who did not take them (P=0.02), as well as a higher risk of subclinical mastitis. This... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...following body fluids: Blood (including menstrual blood) Semen and other male sexual fluids ("pre-cum") Vaginal fluids Breast milk HIV is not spread through these body fluids: Sweat Tears Saliva (spit) The spread of HIV can be... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Treatment After Exposure to HIV

...activity, when a condom breaks during sex, or if they share needles for injecting drugs. Infants can be exposed if they drink breast milk from an infected woman. In a study of PEP in 400 cases of possible sexual exposure to HIV, not one person... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

Nipple sucking

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I am scared and embarrassed about this: I sucked on a woman's breast for a couple of minutes. No sign of breast milk. Any risk of HIV? Read more »

Should I get a test done or am I just paranoid?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...knew him. We started going out and we kissed a few times. I then broke up with him and haven't seen him since. However, I am afraid because I don't know whether he might have had HIV or not. We only kissed, but I'm still scared that I might have... Read more »