Can A Person Have Sex With A Person With Hiv And Not Get Infected
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Rocky Mountain CARESHiThere are studies out that show when someone is positive and taking medications and has a undetectable viral load the risk of HIV transmission is decreased by up to 96%. Condom use also dramatically decreases HIV risk.HIV transmission is difficult... Read more »
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Number of Named Partners and Number of Partners Newly Diagnosed With HIV Infection Identified by Persons With Acute Versus Established HIV InfectionAcute HIV infections are linked to a disproportionate share of forward transmission in certain populations, note the current study's authors. They hypothesized that patients acutely infected might be able to identify more named partners than those... Read more »
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 »
Increased Rates of Bone Fracture Among HIV-Infected Persons in the HIV Outpatient Study (HOPS) Compared With the U.S. General Population, 2000-2006Low bone mineral density is common among HIV patients, but data on their risk of fractures are limited, the authors wrote. To assess the risk, they analyzed data from HOPS, an open prospective cohort study of HIV-positive adults at 10 U.S. HIV... Read more »
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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 scared77, 2 RepliesI was looking at the table where it says that
6.5 outta 10,000 of exposure by insertive tops can become infected when exposed to the virus.
50 outta 1,000 bottoms can become infected
5 outta 1,000 women in vaginal intercourse etc.
looking at these... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HIV transmission can occur when blood, semen (cum), pre-seminal fluid (pre-cum), vaginal fluid, or breast milk from an infected person enters the body of an uninfected person.
HIV can enter the body through a vein (e.g., injection drug use), the... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 6 RepliesI have a family member, with whom I do not live, that has recently tested HIV positive. My concern now is should I eat food that the infected person has helped prepare (canning of fresh vegetables)when I noticed that they have a sore on their... Read more »
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