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Can You Contract HIV From Breast Milk

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DOC PLEASE I AM REALLY WORRIED NOW!!! (BREAST MILK, 2010)

I am still far away from the preferred testing time when it comes to the window period. I have been searching the internet for countless weeks now in regard to breast milk transmission in adults. I've read almost every question you have answered on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,OK, here's the scoop! Breast milk from a lactating HIV-positive woman does contain HIV; however, ingesting small amounts of HIV-tainted breast milk does not pose Read more »

HIV risk nipple sucking on lactating woman (BREAST MILK and HIV TRANSMISSION)

I am 30 years male and had a protected sex with female sex worker 5 months ago . I kissed her... Read more »

My Symptom-Oral sex-VVreast milk in mouth

Hi bob, I will donate but I have VISA ELECTRON Credit Card..plz guide me how to donate.1.A woman... Read more »
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Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

Search for Pediatric Vaccine Critical to Creating a Generation Free of HIV

...their goals of understanding infant immune responses to HIV and deciphering the complexities of transmission of HIV through breast milk. "A vaccine would be a game-changer in the battle against HIV/AIDS," said Pamela W. Barnes, president and CEO... Read more »
The Body PRO

The 2nd International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis and Treatment

...therapy from birth through the entire breastfeeding period could significantly lower their risk of contracting HIV through breast milk from their HIV-positive mothers. more ... The International AIDS Society has been coordinating the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...not mean that HIV is transmitted by that body fluid or tissue. Only specific fluids (blood, semen, vaginal secretions, and breast milk) from an HIV-infected person can transmit HIV. These specific fluids must come in contact with a mucous... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vitamin A Hikes HIV Loads in Breast Milk

...HIV-positive mothers in Tanzania, those who took vitamin A and beta-carotene supplements had significantly higher HIV loads in their breast milk than women who did not take them (P=0.02), as well as a higher risk of subclinical mastitis. This... Read more »
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any babies infected by breast milk?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Would someone know how many if any babies hiv infected by breast milk? Read more »

hiv question

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...If hiv is so fragile and can't be caught easiliy only under certain circumstances. what are those certain circumstances? Does the viral Read more »

How is HIV passed from one person to another?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... HIV transmission can occur when blood, semen (cum), pre-seminal fluid (pre-cum), vaginal fluid, or breast milk from an infected person enters the body of an uninfected person. HIV can enter the body through a vein (e.g., injection drug Read more »

testing for HIV Aids: urgent pls help!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...it slipped out as i was asleep n rolled on the bed. the fluid must have gotten intach with my penis cuz otherwise i wdnt hav contracted ghonorrea. do you think HIV Aids virus can be that 'sly' as the ghonorrea virus have prooved to be? but for... Read more »