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Chances Of Catching AIDS From Casual Contact

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Thank You Dr. Frascino- casual contact (CASUAL CONTACT, 2011)

I just wanted show my appreciation for you and this website. I recently found out my brother was hiv positive and previously asked you a question about whether or not me and my family were at risk by living with him. When he first told me, i was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Thanks for your thanks. I'm very pleased you found the information on this site and in the archives of this forum enlightening and reassuring. I agree with everything you said in your post regarding HIV not being transmitted via casual... Read more »

Please answer Dr. Bob (CASUAL CONTACT, 2010)

This may sound naive but I was wondering, I have a new woman who just joined at our office and I... Read more »

Risk from casual contact with HIV positive friend "very scared need your help"

Hi. The other day I saw a friend of mine who is hiv positive. I shook his hand and then touched my... Read more »
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to the CASUAL CONTACT guy

Posted by mental_case
look i am trying to help you here but...
you have an awful weird definition of CASUAL contact!
there is not an exchange of cum or blood in casual contact it is that simple.
WHAT YOU ARE RELATING IS NOT CASUAL CONTACT!
in life anything can happen and if... Read more »

Can you catch hiv from this encounter

Posted by kris, 2 Replies
I have a friend who is hiv positive he has been so for ten years but I just found out recently. I have some anxiety about germs in general so I dont shake hands. I always give people fist bumps. But I am growing concerned becasue I gave him a Fist... Read more »

Casual contact?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone knows if someone has been infected by casual contact? I mean, someone getting infected even tough he/she never had unprotected anal, vaginal or swallowing semen? I mean, casual contact like getting some little precum in your face or your... Read more »

Can I catch HIV infection this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am only 19 and I don't quite understand why I have to deal with this.
Perhaps some will laugh at me for my ignorance and deem this post as a hoax, but I really am frightened over this issue and am losing sleep over this. Please, someone try to help... Read more »