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Can Toddlers Transmit Hiv To Adults

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Toddler transmition of HIV

My daughter is doing foster caser for a child who may be HIV due to birth parents severe drug addiction. THe child is not potty trained, has severe nose mucus issues due to chronic infection and is a serial biter. She has bitten everyone in the...
Shannon Southall

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Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou're right to be concerned as a grandma and rest assured this is not a way for HIV transmission to occur!HIV transmission can only occur when there is a direct and prolonged exposure to body fluids, semen, vaginal fluid, blood or mother to... Read more »

Toddler

Other then sex, and needles, could my toddler be infected in anyways? please tell me the ways, and... Read more »

can hiv be transmitted through nipples?

about a week ago a woman and i were fooling around. She sucked and licked my nipples for about... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Discordance in Monogamy Beliefs, Sexual Concurrency, and Condom Use Among Young Adult Substance-Involved Couples: Implications for Risk of Sexually Transmitted Infections

The researchers studied a group of out-of-treatment, drug-involved young adult couples to examine the association between individual and partnership characteristics with condom use, sexual concurrency and discordance in perceptions of monogamy.... Read more »
U.S. National Institutes of Health

Cholesterol Levels Elevated in Toddlers Taking Anti-HIV Drugs

Toddlers receiving anti-HIV drugs have higher cholesterol levels, on average, than do their peers who do not have HIV, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health and other institutions. The researchers found that cholesterol... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Four More Toddlers Infected With HIV in Outbreak in Kyrgyzstan

The announcement that four children ages 2-3 have HIV brings to 26 the number of people diagnosed with the virus in an outbreak blamed on medical negligence. Five adults, four of whom are mothers, and 21 children are now known to be infected, said... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV "Cure" in Toddler Offers "Global Hope"

Johns Hopkins Children's Center pediatrician Dr. Deborah Persaud reported at the 2013 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections that a Mississippi toddler is "functionally cured" of HIV. Duplicating the functional cure with other... Read more »
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TRANSMITTING HIV TO NEWBORN TWINS/NEED ADVISE?????

Posted by Jessie, 3 Replies
I recently had my husband come to me, upset, crying and concerned about his brothers two newborn twins and the fact that me and my husband are both HIV+. Apparently, the brother confronted my husband about being with the newborns and washing his... Read more »

Hiv usually transmitted before people know

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - HIV infection is likely to be transmitted before people are even aware that they are carriers, UK researchers report in the January 3rd issue of AIDS.

"The study demonstrates that a significant proportion of new HIV-1... Read more »

Can HIV be transmitted through Oral sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Can HIV be transmitted through Oral sex? Read more »

Can HIV be transmitted via a nitrous balloon?

Posted by vanessa1013, 3 Replies
Hi there,

Thank you in advance for reading...

I attended a "rave" like party on 8/21/10. At this party, nitrous balloons were being passed around. I took several hits...And now I am wondering if there is any chance I can get HIV from sharing a balloon. Read more »