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Children Infected With Hiv Because Of Kissing From Family

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The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...children talk about HIV? Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, AIDS Research Institute, University of California, San Francisco. Retrieved July 2009 from www.caps.ucsf.edu/pubs/FS/pdf/parentFS.pdf . Nation PTA (2003). Talking with kids about HIV/AIDS. Retrieved March 2005 from www.pta.org/parentinvolvement/healthsafety/hiv_eng.pdf
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hiv throgh champagne kiss

Hi thanks for ur reply it makes me feel much better ... Just wanted to Know whether this warrants a test at three months ... I took one at 10 days out of fear which was negative
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...anxiety.I am so scared and am not sure how I can make it until me appointment without breaking down especially when I see my family (two small children) and the horrible impact this could have on them.Do you still stick by your assessment that... Read more »

Child's Casual Contact with HIV infected person

Hi,Every week, I bring my two year old with me to visit my grandmother. My cousin also lives with her and is HIV positive. I learned this a few months ago, when he started receiving treatment after actually being categorized as having AIDS. He is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...hugging, holding, kissing, sharing drinks or food with, or living in the same home with someone who has HIV. (See below.) So many kids would love to have a grandpa who loves them like your does. Not only should you not be afraid of your grandpa;... Read more »

kissing (MOUTH TO MOUTH CHAMPAGNE, SAKE, AND SHOTS, 2010)

i went to a strip bar 6 weeks ago and was with a girl who twice gushed champagne in my mouth ....very small qty went straight inside ....not in my mouth for a second also and even kissed for less than three seconds ...no wet kissing in either case...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...anxiety.I am so scared and am not sure how I can make it until me appointment without breaking down especially when I see my family (two small children) and the horrible impact this could have on them.Do you still stick by your assessment that... Read more »

"a kiss is NOT just a kiss" when it = HIV! Please answer...I'll be happy to donate $50

Dr Bob,What is needed to get an answer from you on this forum? You must get bombarded with questions...please - this is 8th time I've asked you to answer my question...I'm sorry it's long but I'm very concerned that I'm walking around with HIV and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,1. The important concept here is that symptoms are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected. A negative HIV-antibody test outside the window period trumps "symptoms" each and every time.2. No. The vast majority Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Fears About HIV Transmission in Families With an HIV-Infected Parent: A Qualitative Analysis

...researchers conducted in-person interviews with 33 HIV-positive parents, 27 children ages nine to 17, 19 adult children and 15 family members or friends who cared for the children and/or parents. Interview transcripts were analyzed for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV and Its Transmission

...therefore, it does not spread or maintain infectiousness outside its host. Households Although HIV has been transmitted between family members in a household setting, this type of transmission is very rare. These transmissions are believed... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Preventing Infections From Pets

...retirement, disability, and survivor benefits payable on your Social Security record.) Child Health Insurance Program 1-877 KIDS NOW (1-877-543-7669) CDC Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention Internet address: www.cdc.gov/hiv/ Additional... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Little Kiss Was Big Help in Spreading Word on AIDS

...Pentecostal church and standing up to her 51-year-old husband when she wanted to go public with her condition. Then the president kissed her on the cheek. That image went around the world, drawing more attention to the princess and giving her... Read more »
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sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
...tested. The sister has been sick for 10y. I am in a bit of shock here, and need some advice. the sister has daily care for 2 kids. i presume this is ok, but how often should the kids be tested? and what precautions can we easily make to avoid... Read more »

Do help me out here. Thanks.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...checked my hands and there didn't appear to have any blood on it. I have no wounds on myself either. If he was infected with HIV (hopefully not), my questions are: 1. If I accidentally touched the things he touched, would it be considered direct... Read more »

stressed out with the incident

Posted by john1976, 1 Reply
...she said that she had hepatitis c and it cannot be transmitted this way . she said that she is hiv negative she has two healty kids and husband who dont have hepatitis c . my question is what are the chances if she has hiv can i get it though... Read more »

Kissing a HIV- person

Posted by gordon, 9 Replies
...Unless I am mistaken if you kiss a person mouth to mouth and one of you is have HIV+ and the HIV+ person has a small cut in the gums or in the mouth area. The Read more »