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Stopping the Spread of HIV

... How Do You Get Infected With HIV? How Can You Protect Yourself and Others? What If I've Been Exposed? The Bottom Line How Do You Get Infected With HIV? The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is not spread easily. You can only get HIV if you get
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12 years old and i have a question about chewing gum and hiv. i will donate $20 (HOW HIV IS TRANSMITTED, 2009)

Hi, I was sent here by my mom. she said you'd be able to help me out. My uncle just got diagnosed with hiv and since that ive been so afraid of it. here is my question, i was visiting my cousin's college campus and he took me in one of his classes....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,HIV cannot be transmitted from pre-chewed gum. There are only a few ways HIV can be transmitted:Sexual transmission. Unprotected Read more »

Bet You Never Heard This One !!! I will make a Doantion. This could help people with this happening. (HOW HIV IS TRANSMITTED, 2010) (CHEWING GUM, 2010)

Dr. Bob, Did I stump the doctor? Has this question ever been addressed? I came into my office this Friday Morning. Went to our water machine. Next to the water machine is a waste basket. There was a new liner in the waste basket so I threw...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...doctor? No, of course not, silly girl!Has this question ever been addressed? Yes, and you could have found the answer in the archives! (See below.)Dr. Bob12 years old and i have a question about chewing gum and hiv. i will donate $20 (HOW HIV IS... Read more »

Epoxy Resin (HOW HIV IS TRANSMITTED, 2010)

Hi im 14 and had a question. my friend told me that epoxy resin that you make jewelry with, causes hiv. my mom told me shes lying and that shes just jealous because a lot of people like my jewelry. is this true?my mom said she will send $20 to your...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...friendship if she really is knowingly lying to you. See below for a similar concern (involving chewing gum) and a discussion on how HIV is and is not transmitted. Feel free to share my response with your mom.Be well.Dr. Bob12 years old and i have... Read more »

My mom asked a question for me (HOW HIV IS TRANSMITTED, 2010)

Hi my mom recently asked you a question that you kindly responded to. She donated some money and said that I should come on this site whenever I have questions. I will donate also. I'm 15 but I work side jobs around my neighborhood and can...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello D,Your concerns about using the toilet immediately after your positively charged uncle are completely unwarranted. HIV is not transmitted by casual contact, such as sharing bathrooms. (See below.)Dr. BobEpoxy Resin (HOW HIV IS TRANSMITTED,... Read more »
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Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...people take powerful and effective combinations of medicines to fight the virus, however there is no cure for HIV What Is AIDS? AIDS stands for "Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome" AIDS is the most advanced stage of HIV infection Many... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

... Table of Contents How HIV Spreads Methods of Transmission Re-Using and Sharing Needles Unprotected/Unsafe Sex Mother-to-Child Transmission Rare Read more »
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Myths About HIV

...fear, in denial, and even in damage to your health. Myths About HIV and HIV Treatment The myth: "HIV doesn't cause AIDS." The reality: If you don't have HIV, you don't get AIDS. If you have AIDS, you have HIV. Over 20 years of solid... Read more »
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HIV Transmission

...found to be infected, it can assist in getting early treatment and avoiding infecting others. For more information, refer to " HIV/AIDS among Women Who Have Sex with Women ." Can I get HIV from getting a tattoo or through body piercing? A... Read more »
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HIV from saliva?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hi do you think it's possible i got HIV from saliva? a small amount (i'd say 10 drops of saliva but it could be less) got on my hair and my shirt and i don't know if Read more »

information

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...more Hispanics than whites. In recent years, an increasing number of African-American women and children are being affected by HIV/AIDS. In 2003, two-thirds of U.S. AIDS cases in both women and children were among African-Americans. TRANSMISSION... Read more »

5 months negative ... LOT of lingering symptoms

Posted by David75, 2 Replies
...I 'm planning to get another test in a month (6) ... I've given up work, sleep 14 hours a day ... desperate ! I'm fearing a HIV-2-infection or a co-infection with HEP C Anyone recognizes my story? David75 Read more »

testing info

Posted by Anonymous
...verify here. The Health Leader Award 2006 Site of the Week November 2003 Listed in Fact Sheet 102 HIV TESTING WHAT IS HIV TESTING? HOW DO I GET TESTED? WHEN SHOULD I GET TESTED? DO ANY TESTS WORK SOONER AFTER... Read more »