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Can Hiv Be Transferred From A Negative Person To Another

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...annually. However, of more than one million people living with HIV in the U.S., it is estimated that about one-quarter (252,000 to 312,000 persons) are unaware of their HIV status. Because they do not know they are infected, these individuals are unable to benefit from clinical care related to their HIV disease. In addition, some of these people may unknowingly be transmitting HIV to other people. The San Francisco AIDS Foundation strongly...
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HIV negative tops barebacking HIV positive bottoms.

This is not as much a question as it is a response to all of you men who are asking about the risks involved when a negative top TOPS a positive bottom. Transmission DOES occur! I know the risks are statistically lower than if the top was poz and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...for writing in and reinforcing one of the many recurring themes I try to stress in this forum. Your real life experience of personally knowing three top guns who seroconverted as a consequence of barebacking hopefully will be a powerful message... Read more »

hiv test

Dear Doc I writting from south America...and i need your professional advice...i been envolved in a situation insertive oral sex with a girl but she did some laceration in my pennis during the act, i was told that was not a real risk of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tab. There you'll find all the information for making tax-deductible donations using credit cards, PayPal, check, direct wire transfer, checks, money orders, etc. Thank you for your interest in making a tax-deductible gift to help those in... Read more »

New Friends have HIV (HIV TRANSMISSION, CASUAL CONTACT)

My wife met a nice couple and we have been hanging out with them. They told her when they first met that they are HIV positive. I know it is just my ignorance of this disease but I admit I'm a little nervous and I shouldn't be. I know most...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...specially by my own family. Thank you, for making me understand that HIV is more that a virus...HIV is a virus that inhabits people as me and you. And, this people are heroes for not letting themselves get defested by this disease Response from... Read more »

A question specifically about HIV virus, Please answer, Thanks.

Hi. Dr. Frascino, Thanks a lot for all you do for all of us. It is very highly respected and appreciated. You are such a great person. I am a 20 year old male #1 My question is that, is it possible that if less virus is transferred during a given...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...are readily available in the archives, so I'll just reply briefly here:1.No. The immune system does not work that way.2.Your negative HIV tests are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how.3.Nope.Thanks for your... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Immune Restoration

...Some researchers are trying to maintain or to increase the numbers of these cells. One approach is called cell expansion. An individual's cells are multiplied outside the body, and then infused back into the body. A second approach is cell... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...without HIV infection. Most other AIDS-defining conditions are also "opportunistic infections" which rarely cause harm in healthy individuals. A diagnosis of AIDS also is given to HIV-infected individuals when their CD4+ T-cell count falls below... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

... Transgender persons illuminate the complex interplay of social and biological factors that determine gender identity (an individual's own sense of maleness or femaleness) and contribute to both HIV risk and HIV health. This article highlights... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Questions and Answers on the Use of HIV Medications to Help Prevent the Transmission of HIV

...that the use of ART by persons with HIV may help slow the spread of HIV in a population, which is different from focusing on individuals. For this reason, ART may be a very important and powerful prevention tool -- if enough people know their HIV... Read more »
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Indeterminate west blot

Posted by Cliff, 1 Reply
...of this year. We were both tested for stds and hiv and both tested negative. The first live ivf cycle failed and in April we transferred two of our frozen. The embryos are ours (my sperm, her eggs). We hit pay dirt and she is pregnant. Last... Read more »

Kissing a HIV- person

Posted by gordon, 9 Replies
...Unless I am mistaken if you kiss a person mouth to mouth and one of you is have HIV+ and the HIV+ person has a small cut in the gums or in the mouth area. The suliva with Read more »

test positive after a negative 6 weeks test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...has anyone ever heard of this happening with a person with a normal immune system? Read more »

Unprotected Vaginal, no ejaculation

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...receptive vaginal sex with ejaculation outside of the body? What is the chance of being infected by precum only? My rapid test was negative at 34 days. I am unsure of my partners status. Penetration lasted some time, but he masturbated to... Read more »