Can A Medical Assistant Contact A Parent Of A Person With Hiv Infection
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Support Among Persons Infected With HIV for Routine Health Department Contact for HIV Partner NotificationA central goal of CDC's recently announced Serostatus Approach to Fighting HIV (SAFE) is to increase the proportion of Americans with HIV who are aware that they are infected. One way to reach that goal may be through enhanced partner notification... Read more »
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,HIV is not transmitted by casual contact. Period. It's unfortunate that your pediatrician frightened us so unnecessarily. She is obviously misinformed about HIV-transmission risk. The only "secretion" to be at all concerned... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,There are 2 things you must do immediately:1. Stop worrying about casual indirect contact. It is not a risk for contracting HIV.2. Stop popping pimples and scratching off scabs. That's just plain gross.Stay well.Dr. Bob... Read more »
Chicago Black Gay Mens CaucusThanks for your question,It sounds like you still may have some basic questions about how HIV is spread. HIV is ONLY spread when HIV positive body fluid comes out of someone's body and goes directly/immediately inside someone else's body.... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,First of all, there is no such thing as an "HIV carrier." Someone is either HIV positive (infected) or HIV negative (not infected).Next, HIV is not transmitted by casual conduct and you should have no fears about your daughter... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI had a low risk encounter (condom, no break no slip) with a high risk person (many sex partners status assuming HIV+ positive in retrospect) just 2 1/2 weeks ago, should I tell parents of possible exposure i.e. had one night stand?
Currently I... Read more »
Posted by tnk, 1 ReplyHello Sir, I am from India..Please help me....
My father-in-law is HIV +ve. We came to know about this about 3 months back..
We are supposed to visit him for 2 days this weekend..
What I want to know is what precautions should I take while our visit..... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesHi everyone- My name is Sidney-I am 29 and I have been
positive now for going on five years- and I have dealt with
my diagnosis up to this point in time by not dealing with it at
all, disassociation, and self-delusional, self-destructive
behavioral... Read more »
Posted by mental_caselook i am trying to help you here but...
you have an awful weird definition of CASUAL contact!
there is not an exchange of cum or blood in casual contact it is that simple.
WHAT YOU ARE RELATING IS NOT CASUAL CONTACT!
in life anything can happen and if... Read more »
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