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Can Hiv Be Spread Through Childbirth

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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
...through blood transfusions, although this risk is virtually non-existent in places where the blood supply is screened for HIV.Childbirth and breastfeeding. HIV-infected women can transmit HIV to their infants during childbirth or by... Read more »

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Policies Contribute to Spread of HIV, Childbirth-, Abortion-Related Deaths Among Women, Conference Attendees Say

...countries have made progress toward meeting these goals, other countries have made "little or no progress" in maternal health, HIV/AIDS prevention and education and access to and funding for contraceptives since the Cairo conference ( Kaiser... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kenya to Ban Female Genital Excision

...routinely performed on girls as young as 6. Opponents say the practice carries deadly risks, including infection, death during childbirth and the spread of HIV, because the same unsanitary knives are used in multiple operations. "I'm ordering the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...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 risk of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Pregnant Women Who Receive Tenofovir, Emtricitabine During Childbirth Have Decreased Risk of Developing Drug Resistance, Study Says

... HIV-positive women who are pregnant and receive the antiretrovirals tenofovir and emtricitabine during childbirth could reduce the risk of developing resistance to antiretroviral drugs, according to a study published Wednesday in the Lancet Read more »
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KNOWING SPREADING HIV AROUND

Posted by Jazzy1973, 5 Replies
...wHY DO PEOPLE KEEP GOING AROUND SPREADING THIS TO EACH OTHER KNOWING U HAVE THIS? wHY CAN'T SOME ONE FIND SOME ONE THAT HAS HIV TOO? QUESTIONS I ASS BECAUSE I KNOW SOMEONE WHO GOES ON LINE AND MEET PEOPLE AND HAVE SEX WITH THEM& AFTER THEY... Read more »

Researchers Halt Spread Of HIV With RNAi

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 1 Reply
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/117656.php sorry guys this just sounded real promising so i posted it here Read more »

Childbirth Ed for HIV positive women

Posted by Anonymous
...In addition we offer Women's healthcare workshops and specialized Women's health classes, specific to women's issues in HIV/AIDS. We are now enrolling for our New Chidbirth Education workshop for HIV positive women. There is an affordable fee for... Read more »

Man who spreads lies about HIV origins

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Here's one crazy man who's spreading lies about HIV, particularly in the black community: http://www.all-natural.com/horo-3.html I guess it's easier to believe in these theories Read more »