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Can A Flea Transmit Hiv

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HIV and Fleas

I was wondering if HIV can be transferred from humans to pets through fleas?...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

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Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,Answer = Absolutely not!Bugs can't and don't transmit HIV.Hope this helps!Erik... Read more »

Aids and Fleas

Hello Dr.BobI have a question a bit strange but it really happened to me:I have a nasty habit of... Read more »

Flea Bites?

Recently diagnosed HIV+. On meds. My home is infested with fleas and I am being bitten constantly... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Broadway Flea Raises $547,658 to Fight AIDS

The Broadway Flea and Auction, held Sunday in Manhattan's theater district, raised $547,658 for the nonprofit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The top sellers included a costumed walk-on role in "The Phantom of the Opera" (sold to two bidders for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing Protocols, Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing, and Discussion of Sexual Behaviors in HIV Clinics in Los Angeles County

The authors set out to evaluate the use of written protocols for STD screening, the frequency and types of STD tests performed, and the occurrence and frequency of obtaining sexual risk assessments among HIV clinics. The researchers administered a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Older Persons’ Exclusion From Sexually Transmitted Disease Risk-Reduction Clinical Trials

On Monday, Zimbabwean Minister of Health David Parirenyatwa called on HIV/AIDS patients to buy their medicines only from registered pharmacies, clinics, and hospitals. Drug shortages linked to the country's economic crisis have resulted in AIDS... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Heterosexually Transmitted HIV Infection Among African Americans in North Carolina

In the context of high rates of heterosexually transmitted HIV infection among African Americans in the southeastern United States, which greatly exceeds such transmission among whites, the investigators launched a study to determine risk factors... Read more »
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Can HIV be transmitted through Oral sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
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Hiv usually transmitted before people know

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - HIV infection is likely to be transmitted before people are even aware that they are carriers, UK researchers report in the January 3rd issue of AIDS.

"The study demonstrates that a significant proportion of new HIV-1... Read more »

Can HIV be transmitted via a nitrous balloon?

Posted by vanessa1013, 3 Replies
Hi there,

Thank you in advance for reading...

I attended a "rave" like party on 8/21/10. At this party, nitrous balloons were being passed around. I took several hits...And now I am wondering if there is any chance I can get HIV from sharing a balloon. Read more »

COMO SE TRANSMITE EL HIV?

Posted by Janis, 1 Reply
COMO SE TRANSMITE EL HIV?

La infeccin por HIV se produce a travs de tres nicas vas de transmisin:

* TRANSMISION SEXUAL
* TRANSMISION SANGUINEA
* TRANSMISION VERTICAL (madre a hijo)

TRANSMISION SEXUAL:

El HIV puede transmitirse a travs de las relaciones... Read more »