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Can Hiv Be Transferred From One 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 »

Child's Casual Contact with HIV infected person

Hi,Every week, I bring my two year old with me to visit my grandmother. My cousin also lives with her and is HIV positive. I learned this a few months ago, when he started receiving treatment after actually being categorized as having AIDS. He is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...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 transfers come from sex and blood contact. I just want to make sure we are safe and learn all I can about this. Are... Read more »

blood exposure, and negative test at 8 weeks

Hello Dr. Frascino,Thank you so much for your answer, I just have another quick one, how or where can i donate, i look all over this site but can't find the link, do i just send a check, can i use a credit card somewhere on here. Thanks again.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...www.ConcertedEffort.org. The foundation warmly accepts credit cards, Pay Pal, personal checks, cashier's checks, direct bank-to-bank wire transfers, diamond fields, oil wells, you name it! Thanks for you willingness to help others in desperate... 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 »
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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 »

HIV risk & subsequent ailments

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...the morning am spitting a mixture of saliva, mucous & blood & seem to always have stringy saliva. I am usually a very healthy person so am terrified this is the onslaught of HIV has anyone else out there had these symptoms & can they offer me... Read more »

worried well help

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...positive. I admit that I am a coward and to scared to take a test. Any thing that goes wrong with my health I connect with hiv. Read more »