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Can U Catch AIDS From Receiving Head

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Head of South Africa's Independent Democrats Party Receives HIV/AIDS Activist Award From Canadian Volunteer Group

The Toronto-based not-for-profit volunteer group South African Women for Women on Sunday awarded Patricia de Lille, head of South Africa's Independent Democrats party, its HIV/AIDS Activist Award for her work to combat the disease in South Africa,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ethiopians Know About AIDS, But Don't Think They'll Catch It: Study

Almost 98 percent of Ethiopians know about AIDS and HIV, but most people tend to think that their personal risk of infection is very low, the east African country's first behavioral study showed Wednesday. "Despite the high level of HIV/AIDS... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Survival Rates Among HIV-Positive People Who Receive Lab Tests Similar to People Who Do Not Receive Tests, Study Finds

Survival rates among HIV-positive people who undergo routine viral load and CD4+ T cell counts were nearly the same as those who do not receive the tests, according to a study published on Friday in the journal Lancet , the CP/ reports ... Read more »
Ask the Experts

What is my risk of catching HIV/AIDS if I Had unprotected sex with a transsexual for a brief period?

I went to a transsexual bar earlier today. I am a straight male who was "curious" and wanted to experiment. The bartender who is also an escort started to flirt with me and then we started drinking. The transsexual brought to a back area...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiAny time you have unprotected sex you put yourself at risk. Anal sex carries the highest risk of HIV transmission, more so for the receptive partner. You should be tested, the standards for testing are to be tested initially at 3 weeks then again... Read more »

I just received your formal "thank-you" letter in my mail.

its my pleasure to help you in Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation.I feel happy that my small sand grain is going to contribute to improve the life of many people living with HIV.Well as you already Know :( i am a VIH Phobia man.So im taking...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your STD/HIV risk from masturbation and condom-protected insertive oral sex with the tranny escort is essentially nonexistent. Saliva that does not contain visible blood is not considered an HIV transmission risk.Thank you for your donations to... Read more »

I just received your formal "thank-you" letter in my mail. BAD NEWS

Doc, i just take a Clamidia test and came positive.Now im thinking the worst for HIV.How its posible that i got clamidia for a masturbation with saliva and protected oral sex!!!!! I swear thats the facts ocurred exactly how i told you.HIV could be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Chlamydia is much easier to acquire than HIV. Your worries are unwarranted. Get treatment for your chlamydia and then a single HIV-antibody test at the three-month mark. I remain convinced that the result will be negative and your "BAD... Read more »

Catching menengitis from someone who just had a vacination

my husband (hiv neg.) recently had vacinations for menengitis and typhus for a trip to india. He was slightly ill for 3 days after the vacinations. Now after 2 days since he left, I am feeling ill with sore throat and headache. Someone told me that...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
I assume he received a japanese encephalitis (JE) vaccine, which is INactivated (killed) and probably typhoid vaccine. If he got the oral typhoid vaccine, that is live, but the shot is killed. Typhoid causes a diarrheal illness. You cannot get... Read more »
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Those who receive oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
It's virtually impossible to get HIV from someone giving you head. Have never heard of a case of someone getting HIV through saliva, even through a bite. Please get on with your lives. There are those of us who have actually been exposed to semen... Read more »

Received Positive Results Back Today

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Well, I'm a 29-year-old guy that received a call today from my doctor that I tested positive. The blood test was for an unrelated problem, and I casually agreed to throw on the HIV test since it had been about a year since my last test. After I... Read more »

Can I catch HIV this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am really worried about an incident that happened 10 months ago and am freaking out over whether I could have caught HIV infection.

I was using a public bathroom and by accident the crotch of my underwear touched the toilet seat. I didn't think... Read more »

i hope my boyfriend didn't catch it....

Posted by Erica, 1 Reply
I am a 29 yr old recovering herion addict, i have been experiencing a lot of signs of HIV. I am soooo scared i have infected my boyfriend, i left him and the house today in a pure panic, I have a test in the am, but I am sure I do have it, please... Read more »