Can You Get A.i.d.s. If Your Father Had It?

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A.I.D.S. in my dog

If my dog eats vomit of a person that has A.i.D.S. can they contract the virus?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your dog eats vomit? Ick!Despite this nasty habit, your little Toto cannot contract HIV/AIDS. Period. Remember, the "H" in HIV stands for "Human" as in Human Immunodeficiency Virus.Dr. Bob Read more »

about a treatment for my father

my parents r both hiv father must start with treatment now coz his cd4 count is below 200.any... Read more »

TB and A.I.D.S. cases

Since there has been such a culmulative drop in TB tuberculosis cases over the last 4 years, is it... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Pregnancy and HIV

...infected through breastfeeding. Mothers with higher viral loads are more likely to infect their babies. However, no viral load is low enough to be "safe." Infection can occur any time during pregnancy, but usually happens just before or during... Read more »

An Overview of Zerit (Stavudine, d4T)

... Note: Before measuring and administering each dose of the oral solution, make sure to shake the bottle well. What should I do if I forget a dose? Take the missed dose as soon as you remember it. However, if it is almost time for the next... Read more »
The Well Project

Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

...that if you do not get enough calcium in your diet, your bones may get weaker. Calcium is found naturally in some foods, and it is added to others. Some foods that contain calcium are: Milk Yogurt Cheese Calcium-fortified orange juice ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet


...materials, it can't multiply. Who Should Take Hydroxyurea? Hydroxyurea has been studied in combination with the drugs ddI and d4T. Hydroxyurea is not recommended as part of ART against HIV. It reduces gains in CD4 cells, increases ddI's... Read more »
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life as of late......

Posted by Angel_Ronnie, 1 Reply one can change by the loss of a parent. Just to get to work and be insulted and hurt by my best friend, telling me that i deserve the cards has dealt me and that my spiritual believe is wrond and that my God I believe in is the wrong one, do... Read more »

my dad

Posted by second, 4 Replies
...It's been a year since my dad was diagnosed with HIV and I've had to deal with it...ive tried to act like everything was normal but it keeps coming up my older brother and him keep getting Read more »

How do you get over the death of a baby?

Posted by LonelyHeart, 3 Replies
...I am 28 and in 1994 my daughter was born and I didn't know that my ex was H.I.V He never told me. but when my daughter was 3 months old. Her father's brother called and told Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...A month ago my brother found out that he is hiv positive. It turns out that he had been using my fathers shaving razors when he lived at home 5 years ago and last week my father tested positive. We are a middle class family in a Read more »