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Can Someone Catch HIV From Casual Contact

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HIV from casual contact

Hi Richard. The new guy at my job has hiv...this makes me very nervous as I already have been suffering from the fear of contracting hiv from casual contact for 5 years now...can you please reassure me that there is no risk as to working with him....
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:As long as the casual remains contact, there is no risk. If you have been living with this fear for five years, than I would suggest seeing a therapist or counselor. They can be helpful for people who experience anxiety like this. Bottom... Read more »

Thank You Dr. Frascino- casual contact (CASUAL CONTACT, 2011)

I just wanted show my appreciation for you and this website. I recently found out my brother was... Read more »

Can a child contact HIV from a carrier who's "dads friend"? (CASUAL CONTACT, HIV BASICS)

My daughters (5) and her father, is in a relationship with a girl who is a HIV Carrier on... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

More Than 75% of HIV-Positive People in New Orleans Do Not Disclose Status to Casual Sex Partners, Study Says

Approximately three-fourths of HIV-positive people living in New Orleans do not disclose their HIV status to their casual sex partners, according to a study published in the September issue of the journal Sexually Transmitted Diseases , the New... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Unsafe Sex With Casual Partners and Quality of Life Among HIV-Infected Gay Men: Evidence From a Large Representative Sample of Outpatients Attending French Hospitals (ANRS-EN12-VESPA)

According to researchers in the current study, "the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy has relaunched the debate on risky sexual behavior among HIV-infected gay men." They sought to examine the influences of lifestyle... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Despite HIV/AIDS Danger, Casual Sex Remains the Name of the Game for Namibian Men

A private social research firm's report reveals that close to half of Namibian men have more than one casual sex partner -- even though 94 percent of them know that HIV/AIDS is transmitted through sex. Last year, the Social Impact Assessment and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Association Between "Safer Sex Fatigue" and Rectal Gonorrhea Is Mediated by Unsafe Sex With Casual Partners Among HIV-Positive Homosexual Men

The study authors investigated whether and what sexual risk behavior is a mediator of associations between rectal gonorrhea (RG) and beliefs about highly active antiretroviral therapy, safer sex fatigue, or sexual sensation-seeking among homosexual... Read more »
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to the CASUAL CONTACT guy

Posted by mental_case
look i am trying to help you here but...
you have an awful weird definition of CASUAL contact!
there is not an exchange of cum or blood in casual contact it is that simple.
WHAT YOU ARE RELATING IS NOT CASUAL CONTACT!
in life anything can happen and if... Read more »

Can you catch hiv from this encounter

Posted by kris, 2 Replies
I have a friend who is hiv positive he has been so for ten years but I just found out recently. I have some anxiety about germs in general so I dont shake hands. I always give people fist bumps. But I am growing concerned becasue I gave him a Fist... Read more »

Can I get HIV from fingering? Casual encounter and terrified about it

Posted by WorriedGgirl, 2 Replies
My boyfriend broke up with me and I was really sad and feeling really unattractive. So a friend told me to hock up with someone and I contact a guy from craigslist. I went to his house and we had sex, and I felt my vagina opening tearing a bit (I... Read more »

Casual contact?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone knows if someone has been infected by casual contact? I mean, someone getting infected even tough he/she never had unprotected anal, vaginal or swallowing semen? I mean, casual contact like getting some little precum in your face or your... Read more »