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Can Vampires Get Aids

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Vampires in the work place

The other day, I was laughing with a work colleague whilst reading some paperwork and she suddenly bit me! She has done it before, but it was a lot softer and I decided not to make an issue of it. But this time it was hard enough for me to say...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your coworker, Draculina, suddenly bit you for no apparent reason?Human bites carry an extremely low risk for transmitting HIV or hepatitis.My advice would be to put a muzzle on Hannaballa the Cannibal! If you remain worried, you could get a... Read more »

dead virus?

I read somewhere that you can still get infected with HIV even if the virus is dead (i.e., dried... Read more »

is there such thing as HIV- carriers?

Hello Doc,I have tested negative for HIV out to six months and believe I am negative per the... Read more »
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My Generation Takes HIV for Granted

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please helllllp!!!!

Posted by worriedmom2b, 1 Reply
This might be a dumb question or maybe not. But here it goes. i am a mother of one and exPecting another child. Im wondering if its possible for HiV/aids to be transferred to me if i share a drink with someone one and i have some broken teeth? i... Read more »

romania

Posted by Anonymous
i have seen that romania has a whole different prevalent subtype (F) despite being surrounded by countries with B and C prevalence, what role do you think vampires play into this variance?

Carmilla

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Worried about infecting someone...

Posted by karan9delhi, 2 Replies
Hi all

I have been poz from last 2 years...and i had one night stand with few guys but i dint tell them that i am poz...i stay in india.. where ppl are not open minded enought in terms of sex....if i tel any body about my status....he willl share... Read more »

I would like to know the truth

Posted by lindy, 3 Replies
I have a question about the life of the hiv virus after it's out in the air. I had read many of you saying it dies within seconds out in the air,but if you ask different health care professionals they will say something different. some say it... Read more »