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Can Tick Bite Spread Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

... How Do You Get Infected With HIV? How Can You Protect Yourself and Others? What If I've Been Exposed? The Bottom Line How Do You Get Infected With HIV? The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is not spread easily. You can only get HIV if you get infected blood or sexual fluids into your system. You can't get it from mosquito bites, coughing or sneezing, sharing household items, or swimming in the same pool as someone with...
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FOLLOW UP HIV SPREAD FROM FOOD PREPARED BY HIV+ person

Thank you for responding to my question "HIV SPREAD FROM FOOD PREPARED BY HIV+ person" yesterday. I do appreciate and value your time. The situation is actually my child who ate a hot dog handled by a person that got the blood on the outside of the...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...When we discuss HIV transmission we always have to discuss broad possibilities. In an abstract sense what you need to transmit HIV is virus and Read more »

HIV SPREAD FROM FOOD PREPARED BY HIV+ person

Can you get HIV if the person preparing your food got blood on your sandwich and you ate it right away??? This is of great concern to me. Please help me PLEASE! I donate money often
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...HIV is not easily tranmitted through the GI tract...that is eating food. Even the rates with oral sex have been too low to quantify Read more »

Getting AIDS from Insect bites???

My friend and I were discussing whether or not you could contract AIDS or HIV from pubic lice or (Crabs)? She believes that lice live on blood , so there for bite humans to feed and make under the skin contact with the person that has them. so
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...youare never exposed to the blood of other people through any biting insect. There's lots of data showing that the patterns of spread of diseasestransmitted by biting insects, is totally different from the pattern ofspread of the HIV virus. ... Read more »

Tick Bite On Scrotum

I was in the woods was bit by three ticks which created fairly large welts on my scrotum that have persisted for some time. I was then with someone and used a condom, but their vaginal fluid was noticeably heavy on my scrotum area. I am now...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Three tick bites on your scrotum??? OUCHAMAGOUCHA!!! And WOW, I never even knew ticks could be gay!Your HIV risk is nonexistent. If you are worried, Read more »
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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
The Well Project

Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

...oil. To keep saturated fat low,check the label and choose dairy products with low saturated fat like skim or 1percent milk, tub spreads, and low fat cheese and ice cream. When you arebuying meats, choose cuts called "loin" or "round" -- these are... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...sufficient to transmit the virus. Donating Blood Sterilized needles are always used in taking blood from donors, so HIV is not spread in this manner. Swimming Pools and Hot Tubs The chemicals used in swimming pools and hot tubs would... Read more »
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KNOWING SPREADING HIV AROUND

Posted by Jazzy1973, 5 Replies
...wHY DO PEOPLE KEEP GOING AROUND SPREADING THIS TO EACH OTHER KNOWING U HAVE THIS? wHY CAN'T SOME ONE FIND SOME ONE THAT HAS HIV TOO? QUESTIONS I ASS BECAUSE I KNOW Read more »

HIV

Posted by shadow1
...from being sneezed or coughed or spit on by an infected person. You can't get HIV You can't get HIV from a mosquito, flea, or tick bite. You can't get HIV from general contact. Maybe this will help with the questions some of you have. The G-Man ... Read more »

Researchers Halt Spread Of HIV With RNAi

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 1 Reply
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/117656.php sorry guys this just sounded real promising so i posted it here Read more »

Man who spreads lies about HIV origins

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Here's one crazy man who's spreading lies about HIV, particularly in the black community: http://www.all-natural.com/horo-3.html I guess it's easier to believe Read more »