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Can I Get Hiv From My Cat

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Can a pet licking sweat or a cut from a HIV positve persons skin cause them to get sick or even HIV but in animal form whatever that may be? (CATS AND DOGS AND HIV, 2009)

Hello there. This may sound like a weird question but I have to ask because the only way to know is to ask, also someone else may be wondering the same thing. First of all I am currently on meds and undectable my question doesn't pertain to humans...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...cannot under any circumstances be transmitted to or by a pet. So enjoy your puppy's kisses without worry, OK?Dr. BobDoes my cat have HIV?May 14, 2009 My cat scratched a guy that I think might have HIV. When should I have my cat HIV tested? The... Read more »

Does my cat have HIV?

My cat scratched a guy that I think might have HIV. When should I have my cat HIV tested? The vet... Read more »

does my cat have hiv ?

hi it's a very long story i opened the window for my cat to get some air ( i had the window screen... Read more »
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Herbal Therapies Used by People Living With HIV: Cat's Claw

... Cat's claw ( Uncaria tomentosa ) is made from the inner bark of a Peruvian vine and has been used by indigenous people for centuries Read more »
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Cat's Claw (Uña de Gato)

... What Is Cat's Claw? What Are the Benefits of Cat's Claw? Why Do People With HIV Use Cat's Claw? How Is Cat's Claw Used? What Are Read more »
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HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...HIV makesHep C harder to treat because the immune systemis weaker. Having Hep C also makes HIV harder totreat. Many of the medications used to treat HIV areprocessed by the liver. A liver badly damaged byHep C cannot process drugs as well.... Read more »
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Body Composition Tests

...Tests? Anthropometry Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA) Body Mass Index (BMI) Computerized Tomography (CT or CAT Scan) Dual Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) Scanning Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Underwater Weighing ... Read more »
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Can you help a cat with HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...feline immunodeficiency virus similar to the human HIV virus, I was heartbroken. As with HIV, there is no cure for the virus, and cats can transmit it to each other through the exchange of blood, saliva, and semen. And there is no vaccine to... Read more »

My cat Lucy and my 55th birthday

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...My fifteen year old, shaggy, tortoise shell cat, Lucy, died the day after Christmas. She was diagnosed with lymphatic cancer two Augusts ago while I was going through the stress Read more »

AM I stabbed by HIV needle ?

Posted by fat_cats
........I don't know this spot have before this or not ...... .I've cried a lot and thought that maybe , that man stabbed me by a + HIV needle . Guys , I want to know that : 1) does it hurt when you are stabbed by a needle ? or don't feel anything (... Read more »

adopting a baby with AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
...baby with AIDS and care. My boyfriend and I are interested in adopting a baby with aids. My actual question is that we have cat's and I would like to know the effect of cat litter and hiv/aids. What type of special care is needed and what... Read more »