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Can Hiv Pass Through Skin

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can hiv pass through irritated skin from shaving?

I asked you this question twice in the past week and still have yet to receive an answer. What kind of doctor are you? Judging by people's responses, I guess I have to give you a "donation" before you even consider answering my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'll make just a few quick points:1. My time and efforts here are voluntary.2. I do run a foundation that provides crucial service to men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS. We've raised about 1.5 million to date. 3. Donations... Read more »

Can HIV and HCV pass thru a welt in the skin?

Dear Dr McGovern,Thank you for answering my previous post (About the girl who scratched me and got... Read more »

Risk from a HIV positive person passing by me or just paranoid??

i was on a train the other day sitting on the ground, a girl walked by me trying to get through.... 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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Developing Countries Should Pass HIV/AIDS Policies That Respect Human Rights, Encourage HIV Testing, Treatment, Australian Judge Says

Developing countries should pass HIV/AIDS policies that respect human rights and encourage people at risk of HIV to be tested for the virus and receive treatment if necessary, Australian High Court Judge Michael Kirby said Tuesday at the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Illinois House Passes Bill to Allow HIV-Positive Residents to Donate Organs to People Living With HIV

The Illinois House on Friday approved 95-22 a bill (HB 3857 ) that would allow HIV-positive residents to donate their organs to other residents living with HIV, the AP/St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. The bill, which awaits a vote in the state... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Liberia's House of Representatives Passes HIV/AIDS Confidentiality Act

Liberia's House of Representatives on Tuesday passed the Anti-HIV/AIDS Act, which would make it unlawful to disclose a person's HIV/AIDS status without that individual's prior consent, Liberia's News reports. The act states that people with... Read more »
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How is HIV passed from one person to another?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

HIV transmission can occur when blood, semen (cum), pre-seminal fluid (pre-cum), vaginal fluid, or breast milk from an infected person enters the body of an uninfected person.
HIV can enter the body through a vein (e.g., injection drug use), the... Read more »

Passed the 13 weeks test!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies

I have recently passed ELISA after the 13 weeks. now at about the 15th week, i notice that i do have some parts hardened under my armpits. I also notice that i do have rash at the back of my body and red pimple type of rash at my bottom.Also... Read more »

HIV Skin Symptoms (Pics) Please Read

Posted by WorriedOne, 2 Replies
I have some serious questions since Ive been very concerned lately, quite honestly the last year or so. I have not been tested and understand I should be tested. I would just prefer for someone's Professional advice. Sorry for the long read.

I... 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 »