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Can A Person With Hiv Live And Not Transfer The Disease

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"Can blood with disease "jump"/transfer from object to object?"

Hi Erik,I was checking out at a store and I saw the clerk touch slightly dry blood on the counter and then proceeded to touch all the items that I purchased. (I am certain it was blood.) If the blood had HIV or Hep C, can I get either by touching...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

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Thanks for the question,There is <b>no risk</b> from what you're talking about for HIV or Hepatitis C. They would both need a way to get in your body. Also, and more importantly, there would actually have to be something to transmit... Read more »

Does Serum thru mosquote bite transfer aids?

Mosquote bite transfersmalaria viruses through serum. It has been proved that AIDS viruses are... Read more »

Can hiv be transferred from bodily fluids on a persons hand

hello and good day, i had protected sex with an hiv+ woman ,she told me after we complete the act,... Read more »
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Health Outcomes for Young Adults With Perinatally Acquired HIV Infection Following Transfer to Adult Services

Globally there are an estimated 2.1 million children under 15 infected with HIV. In the UK, the Collaborative HIV Paediatric Study (CHIPS) estimates the number of HIV-positive children to be 1,645 as of March 2010. Of these, 65% are over 10 years. A... Read more »

HIV & Me: A Woman's Guide to Living With HIV: Up Close & Personal - Sarah

Sarah has been living with HIV her entire life. Her mother was given a blood transfusion after Sarah's birth via a C-section, and the blood was infected. Her mother and then her father acquired HIV, as did Sarah after she was breastfed. As a girl... Read more »

HIV & Me: A Woman's Guide to Living With HIV: Up Close & Personal - Fortunata Kasege

Fortunata was diagnosed with HIV in 1997, while pregnant with her daughter. At that time, she had just emigrated from Tanzania to the United States. "Like anybody who received an HIV diagnosis, I was terrified. I don't remember being that scared in... Read more »

HIV & Me: A Woman's Guide to Living With HIV: Up Close & Personal - Cathy Olufs

Through much of her youth, Cathy Olufs felt indestructible. In spite of risky sex and years of crack cocaine use, Cathy thought she wasn't at risk for HIV. "Like a lot of other women, I thought that I wasn't at risk because I was heterosexual. I... Read more »
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Living with this disease have it`s strange events.

Posted by PURETALK44, 2 Replies
I know that some people are going to ask what the hell do i mean by strange events,so what i mean is that i know that the good lord is doing something in my life but i don`t know what it is because i`ve never have broke down and cried in church... Read more »

living with HIV is a complex disease

Posted by POZGAL44, 1 Reply
Well this time last year when i got my physical for the year and had my pap smase done the results of it was i had an yeast infected and so this year it`s the same thing again with me another yeast infected so now i`am taking metronidazole 500mg one... Read more »

Living With HIV

Posted by taurusthecat, 2 Replies
As people with HIV infection, we become a community. We all share a common situation. I would even go further and suggest that we are a sort of unusual family. We all relate to each other in some way due to our positive diagnosis.

A lot of talk goes... Read more »

I'd rather live their lives

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
After looking through all of these posts about "I have this symptom, and this symptom and I think I may have HIV!" I thought that I would go ahead and just say that 99% of you people who are POSITIVE you have HIV do not have it.
Actually if I had... Read more »