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Can You Contract Hiv By Playing Sport

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

... How is HIV passed from one person to another? Which body fluids transmit HIV? How well does HIV survive outside the body? Can I get HIV from anal sex? Can I get HIV from vaginal sex? Can I get HIV from oral sex? How can
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HIV transmission through sports

Dear Dr.I was wondering what are the chances of contracting HIV through sporting events? Specifically,my boyfriend was playing basketball and got cut. However, he did not put a bandaid on immediately but nobody else was apparently cut or bleeding....
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Oops. I'm not a doctor, and this isn't a workplace question, so please re-direct this question to a section of the website where there are people more qualified to answer it. Thanks. Read more »

Side effects and Lipo Frustration

I have posted on the Body and have gotten some ok answers and some very frustrating answers. I have noticed others posing the same frustrating questions to you all, also. After being on meds for a number of years and always doing well, 900-1200...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Well put. Although the rate of fat loss with many new regimens is much lower than before it is not zero so we still see the problem develop in a minority of patients. For patients with established lipoatrophy the current treatment options are... Read more »

Suggestion to Apollo

This is a followup to the question asked by Apollo on August 20th. The news of being diagnosed HIV+ is horrifying to say the least. I was diagnosed in November 2008 and because I had never been tested I did have AIDS with a CD4 count of 15. Yes,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...sudden onset of overwhelming and debilitating feelings of anxiety. Anxiety is a common response to extreme stress. Your recent HIV/AIDS diagnosis, disclosure issues with your girlfriend and your fears of being "recognized" as having AIDS are all... Read more »

water Sports and Scat Play

Dear Robert, how are you? Hope you are fine... Here in Italy everything goes well and in about one month time we will go for new political election!!! In any case, Right or Left, nothing will change...Now I have some questions for you and I hope you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...lunch when I read your unappetizing post, but to each his own . . . .1.Urine in the absence of visible blood does not transmit HIV.2."Closed" pimples do not increase HIV-transmission risk. (Besides, urine and feces do not transmit HIV in the... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Gut Basics The Gut and HIV Diarrhea and HIV Coping With Diarrhea Nausea, Vomiting and Anorexia Gas, Bloating and Heartburn Taking Care of Read more »
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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted changes in body fat that are experienced by many HIV+ people.Lipodystrophy can also include changes in fat and sugar levels in the blood ofHIV+ people. Although... Read more »
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Newly Diagnosed!!!

Posted by BeerMe30, 4 Replies
...truly negative...not sure how I will deal with it if she is positive. I have had scares in the past, so I randomly give myself HIV test, this time I came back poisitive. I am sure my numbers have changed in the past weeks. I am still waiting... Read more »

Penis Glans and the risk of contracting HIV

Posted by dopey33, 3 Replies
...penis. I immediately washed my penis with warm water and dry it up. I am concern because online it talks about how you can get HIV if any contaminated fluids goes as far as touching the glans. Please confirm if this is true or not. I have no... Read more »

HIV contraction possible in this scenario?

Posted by Melissa_Rowan, 1 Reply
...wiped my nose with my shirt , my nose in which was sore and raw from a cold. Theoretically if the blood on my shirt was from an HIV+ person and I did wipe my sore and raw nose, is transmission possible? (I didn't have a bloody nose or anything) ... Read more »

Playing the Aids Card....

Posted by AIDS2HIV, 1 Reply
...refrigerators full of food, and my meds need refridgeration" she then asked what kind of meds i took, and i simply told her, i live with AIDS, the meds cost me about 1800.00 month, i have 6-800.00 dollars in food in the freezers/refridges, and if... Read more »