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Can I Get Hiv From My Cat

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Ask the Experts

dog bit an HIV+ .... (CATS AND DOGS AND HIV, 2011)

Hi Doctor,my puppy bit my friend (friendly bite, no deep wound, almost like a scratch) who's HIV+. Can my puppy get the virus? What are the risks?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Woof woof! (That's puppy talk for "see below.")Dr. BobCan 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) May... Read more »

Living with HIV & a CAT is high risk: Real or Rumor?

I was told that a cat was highly infectious and can be a threat to my health. Do I have to get rid... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

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 to treat a variety of conditions. Its most widely promoted use is to enhance immune function, particularly the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

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 the Side Effects? How Does It Interact With Other Therapies? How Do We Know It Works? The Bottom Line What... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Coming Soon to Your Neighborhood: The CAT!

AIDS Survival Project has embarked upon a brand new initiative that you'll be hearing a lot about and I wanted to give you a "heads up!" so that you'll already be aware of a project that will be beneficial to agencies that serve Ryan White CARE Act... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

If It Smells Like Fish, That Cat's Not Right

As a youth peer advocate for Circle of Care in Alameda County -- home of Oakland, California and across the bay from San Francisco -- Lizette Green goes into high school classes to educate teens about the prevention of HIV and other sexually... Read more »
Connect With Others

Can you help a cat with HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My name is Dawn Stover, and I live in a rural area of southwest Washington state. A few weeks ago, I heard noises outside my house. When I went out to investigate, I discovered that my dogs had chased a stray cat up a tree. I called to the cat, and... Read more »

finally let the cat out of bag

Posted by alive2, 2 Replies
i finally let it be known to one of my sisters know i have hiv, although i did it through facebook it still had the same action i knew it would. you see shes the sister that if everyone will hear it from, yep i have one of the gossip sisters.
i... Read more »

Well, the cat's out of the bag...

Posted by Jenni, 6 Replies
I told you guys a while back that I had requested info to get my bf on the path to a Dr. Well, it seems that the info pack that was sent to me never made it. Someone took it out of my mailbox or it was delivered to the wrong address....

Lo and... Read more »

Cat Scratch and Undetectable Viral Load

Posted by qqq1, 1 Reply
I recently had an encounter with a guy where pre cum got on my hand and shirt. I found out that he is hiv positive with an undetectable viral load, so he claims. After the incident I believe I washed my hands, but precum was still on my shirt and... Read more »