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Can Hiv Be Passed Through Touching

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Passing HIV on to Grandchildren

I was recently diagnossed with HIV it is undetectable but my ? is can I give it to my grandchildren by kissing and touching them? ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,HIV is not transmitted by casual contact, such as touching or kissing your grandkids. I strongly suggest you peruse the wealth of information on this site, in its archives and on the related links. You obviously have much to learn about your... Read more »

Can an HIV virus semen can transmit through touching it?

If the HIV virus that is present in semen and once touches on the semen can transmit the virus?... Read more »

Touched by a lap dancer - now paranoid about HIV!!!

Hi Doc,I had a small cut on the back of my hand. Just prior to going into the club my scab came off... Read more »
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Black AIDS Institute

Passing the HIV Test for Black America

HIV is a complicated virus, and combating it has demanded everyone involved -- from scientists to community activists to policymakers -- to develop inventive, often complex solutions. But one of the most powerful public health tools for controlling... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

San Franciscans Honor Those Touched by AIDS

On Thursday, about 200 people gathered at a San Francisco performing arts center to hear elected officials, AIDS activists, and long-term survivors reflect on the 25 years that have passed since CDC first published a report about the disease that... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Sharing, Caring and Touching Lives -- Atlanta AIDS Education Organization "Positive PEACHES"

It is my pleasure to spotlight a wonderful organization called, Positive PEACHES, Inc. The mission of Positive PEACHES, Inc. is to reduce the number of cases of HIV/AIDS by implementing educational strategies for the prevention of HIV/AIDS, and to... Read more »
AIDS Action Council

House Passes Syringe Exchange Amendment; Senate Passes Clean Labor/HHS Bill, FDA Reform Still Pending

Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education (Labor/HHS) Appropriations Good News in the Senate: The Senate today passed its Labor/HHS appropriations bill (S. 1061). No changeswere made to HIV/AIDS-related funding proposed by the Labor/HHS... Read more »
Connect With Others

Is this ars Symptom? did i pass the seroconversion

Posted by merci225, 3 Replies
I had sex with a girl. We kept contact, and couple of days, she contacted me saying that she was HIV + and that i had to test.

We were not under the unflence of any drugs. She gave me fellation and our genitals were rubing. I had body fluids on my... Read more »

Mother passed away and looking for resources for support

Posted by Manda284, 3 Replies
Hi al,

All my life it was just my mother and I.My mother passed away from cancer brought on by the lowered immune system. What I am having trouble with is that the hospital never told me she had it and I was her health care proxy etc. I was her sole... Read more »

My child touch blood of my HIV+ Husband

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My husband is HIV+
He cut his finger bad and ran into the bathroom and he was dripping blood on the floor.
My young daugher touch the blood and ran to the basement ( I was washing clothes) and said "daddy is bleeding, daddy is bleeding") Although im... Read more »

Passing on HIV via Saliva

Posted by SaltyWater, 2 Replies
Now I know you can't catch HIV by kissing, but imagine this scenario

You know someone is HIv and your cool with it. You know you cant catch it by french kissing, but suppose the negative person had core / cold core on the edge of his mouth, if the... Read more »