Can You Get AIDS From Holding Hands

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hand washing (aids and hep c)

Thanks for answering my previous question, very interesting info. I have 1 more question, would you be so helpful and answer this question, like I said I last time I will happilly donate to your site.My question is this:Really hard to explain this,...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would not expect transmission through this route. Read more »


Hi Dr Bob,l have been hiv positive for 8 years and have recently put my nane down for a clinical... Read more »

HAND-JOB and HIV Transmission

Hi, I'm concerned about possible exposition.To my situation: i visited a female sex worker. I saw,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Swiss Catholics Hand Out Condoms in AIDS Campaign

...undertook an effort to distribute 3,000 condoms as part of an HIV/AIDS awareness campaign. By Wednesday, about 400 condoms had been handed out in front of the main railway station to persons who requested them. The remaining condoms will be... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

China, Lesotho Join Hands in Combating HIV/AIDS

...Wednesday, Lesotho's ambassador asked China to send more medical assistance to his homeland, a landlocked African kingdom whose HIV prevalence is estimated at 26 percent. Fifteen Chinese physicians are currently deployed to Lesotho, and "people... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Scientists Receive Grant to Develop Hand-Held Self-Monitoring Test for HIV Viral Loads

...substances that stick to HIV and other proteins, which are markers associated with disease progression. Researchers hope that the hand-held device can alert users about heightened viral loads and display an alert if there is a need to see a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zimbabwe: Where AIDS, HIV Are Always Close to Hand

...psychologist who works with Doctors Without Borders, teaches staff in Zimbabwe how to deal with mental-health issues associated with HIV/AIDS. Zimbabwe has an HIV rate of as much as 25 percent of the population. Bellows said living in a society... Read more »
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Blood on hands= HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply I didnt come into contact with him and they took him off to get it checked. A few minutes later I saw him and we shook hands because we thought the band was good. Anyways I noticed some dry on my hands and I went upstairs to wash. I had no... Read more »

I have HIV from Hand job or sex?

Posted by goloka, 3 Replies
...I am very concern, because of my symptoms, that I may have HIV. My recent exposure was went to the massage parlor and had a hand job and a massage with a massage oil. Then next day, I had felt the urge of urination and went to a doc and got cipro... Read more »


Posted by sak51
...people who live HIV/AIDS every day. Through discussions and understanding with these people who have the most valuable first-hand knowledge of the disease, we can gain a better understanding of how it affects the lives of people. The goal of... Read more »

Catholic Relief Services- HIV/AIDS Chief of Party

Posted by hrrecruiting
...level. Specific technical experience in HIV/AIDS is preferred; significant work experience in Africa preferred. 2.Have first hand experience working in a consortium. 3.Have experience in managing large budgets 4.Experience with PEPFAR grants... Read more »
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