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Can Only Hiv Carriers Pass Hiv Virus

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HIV Carrier

How can you become a carrier of hiv and can you pass it to others. Does testing HIV positive/negative mean you have it or are a carrier?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...If someone is HIV positive, then they can pass on the virus. We generally don't use the "carrier" definition, since all persons who are HIV+ have Read more »

Do HIV carrirers test negative (HIV CARRIERS) (HIV BASICS)

DO HIV carriers test negative? (I did an HIV 1&2 test which came back negative. But someone told me... Read more »

Confused about carriers and transmitters of the hiv virus.

My partner is Hiv positive, he says that he is a carrier. I have unprotected sex with him but I... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Three HIV Carriers Held on Risk Fear

... Department of Health figures show three HIV-positive people have been detained in Victoria in the past two years for repeatedly failing to change behaviors that put others Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Northwest China Province Requires HIV Carriers to Inform Partners

... A regulation recently adopted by the health department in Gansu province requires people with HIV/AIDS to inform their sexual partners within one month of their diagnosis. It also states that HIV/AIDS patients have a responsibility Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Brazil: Bid to Name Rio's HIV Carriers Online Sparks Row

...condemning a lawmaker's recent proposal to require Rio de Janeiro's state government to publish an online list of people who have HIV. The member of parliament, Jorge Babu, is a former member of the ruling Workers Party, having been recently... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Poll: Israelis Still Avoid Social Contact With HIV Carriers

...The Israeli public still stigmatizes people with HIV/AIDS, with 48 percent of respondents in a new Israel AIDS Task Force poll saying they would not go to a dentist who also treats Read more »
Connect With Others

I got Carried away?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...and soon i realised an dpulled it out. Now i m scared that why will she do it without protection or she may be a carrier of HIV and wanted to spread it to me. What are my chances of contracting HIV, assuming she is carrier of the disease, with... Read more »

Possible HIV infection?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...should have another one in six months to make sure. I would like to know if anyone with HIV has experienced exposure to the HIV virus with such a quickness Read more »

HIV and MRSA I need info.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...My daughter is HIV positive. Last year she gave birth to a healthy little girl. I was there for the birth and went into the delivery room. She soon Read more »

Paranoid

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I just found out that a woman I had an unprotected encounter with in July 1999 tested negative for hiv in December 1999 and negative again in March 2000 when she had surgery. Is anyone aware of a situation where a host carrier Read more »