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Can a pet licking sweat or a cut from a HIV positve persons skin cause them to get sick or even HIV but in animal form whatever that may be? (CATS AND DOGS AND HIV, 2009)

Hello there. This may sound like a weird question but I have to ask because the only way to know is to ask, also someone else may be wondering the same thing. First of all I am currently on meds and undectable my question doesn't pertain to humans...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...if your dog licked your vagina Response from Dr. Frascino Hello, Licked my vagina? But I don't have a vagina! Dr. Bob DUDE- ANIMALS??? Jun 27, 2003 RAUL 16 MEXICO can animals transmit the hiv or aids to human? "What is the scientific explanation... Read more »

Animals and aids

If my cat bites someone wih aids and he breaks the skin and bleeds can my cat get aids? Then can my... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC Study Finds Immune System Benefits of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for Animals Infected With the Monkey Form of HIV While Taking These Drugs

...(Truvada or an experimental tenofovir drug) at the time of infection, and five of the macaques were not receiving any drugs. The animals receiving ARVs continued to receive the drugs and were followed for up to 20 weeks after the initial... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Researchers Need to Know How Evolutionary Life of Viruses Affects Evolution of Humans, Animals, Opinion Piece Says

...the evolutionary nature of individual diseases and how viruses and bacteria, in turn, shape the evolution of humans and other animals," Boston Globe columnist Stephen Smith writes in an opinion piece. Researchers believe that HIV derived... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Asia: Preventing AIDS Through Animation

...Stanford University's School of Education and with overseas physicians to create an animated tutorial to teach young Asians about HIV/AIDS. Offered in separate versions targeting youths in India and in the rest of Asia, the program uses the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Global Campaign Launched to Promote Condom Use; "Three Amigos" Animated PSAs Use Humor to Stop Spread of HIV

...A new global campaign promoting condom use to stop the spread of HIV uses public service announcements featuring three animated condom characters who "deliver a serious message" in a "humorous" Read more »
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Animals....Pets

Posted by Bear60, 2 Replies
...In regard to HIV infected people keeping animals as pets, the guidelines are spelled out in detail in the PAWS website: http://www.pawssf.org/ Its interesting to note that the Read more »

HIV vaccine in the making

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...HIV/AIDS education. during my trainin on HIV i was told and (i teach this as well to my students) that people can't get HIV from animals. and animals dont get HIV..they may get other diseases that is similar to HIV but not HIV itself. and... Read more »

Anyone have an update on the BYU cure?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...this was published. Researchers, including a BYU scientist, believe they have found a new compound that could finally kill the HIV/AIDS virus, not just slow it down as current treatments do. And, unlike the expensive, drug cocktails 25 years of... Read more »