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Can You Get Hiv From Breast Milk

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HIV THROUGH BREAST MILK

HiSucking boobs milk can get hiv,few drops of its had gone in mouth may be 2-5ml, i think it was 6-7 year back,please replyThank you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You're worried about a few drops of ingested breast milk from six or seven years ago? Gosh, I can hardly remember what I had for breakfast yesterday and you're fixated on two to five milliliters of boob juice? Relax mate. Small... Read more »

HIV through Breast milk?

Sir, I had nude massage from a lady 2 months back. I didn't had any sex but she applied cream... Read more »

can i get hiv through breast milk

sir day before yesterday i went to a sexworker then i noticed that she was lactating.i pressed her... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vitamin A Hikes HIV Loads in Breast Milk

In two analyses of 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... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Children Risk HIV Infection Through Contaminated Instruments, Breast Milk at Hospitals in South African Province, Study Says

Blood-stained medical instruments and "mix-ups" with breastmilk in some public hospitals in South Africa's Free State province are increasing the risk that children might contract HIV in the health care setting, according to a study presented at a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Carbohydrate in Breast Milk May Cut HIV Spread

Researchers in Zambia have reported that a substance in human breast milk seems to reduce the risk of mother-to-child HIV transmission. The study found that women whose breast milk held higher than median-level concentrations of human milk... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Researchers Discover Protein in Breast Milk That Can Disable HIV

In a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , Genevieve Fouda of Duke University and colleagues describe the isolation of a "single protein called tenascin-C" in human breast milk that is believed to "disabl[e] HIV... Read more »
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Breast Milk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I know the with breast milk HIV/AIDS it is transfer from mother to child, by breast feeding, I am in childcare and I was wondering if a mother brings in a bottle of her breast milk and I feed it to the baby and the milk gets on a cut of mine or the... Read more »

breast milk remedy

Posted by kenya, 1 Reply
guys, i was having this wild idea. if continous exposure of breastmilk to a baby can cause hiv; what if, you are hiv+ and take breast milk-meaning exposure in low doses. wouldnt that help develop an individuals immunity? reactions!!! Read more »

any babies infected by breast milk?

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

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Breast Milk

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am a Preschool Teacher and I was wondering, if a mother brought her child in and a bottle of her Breast Milk and I fed it to the baby and if the baby threw up on me or if the breast milk got into a cut of mine is this a risk for getting HIV/Aids.... Read more »