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Contracting Hiv Aids

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Ask the Experts

contracting hiv/aids

Can you contract hiv/aids from saliva?
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...There have been no documented cases of HIV transmission from saliva or tears;JLS. Read more »

Anal sex and aids (CAN TWO HIV NEGATIVES CONTRACT HIV FROM EACH OTHER?)

my husband and i had unprotected anl sex neither of us have aids or HIV and i we are in a monogomus... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

World Vision Report Finds Young Brides at Risk of Contracting HIV/AIDS

...before age 18 -- whose numbers are expected to double to 100 million in the next 10 years -- are at an increased risk of HIV/AIDS, Reuters reports. According to the report, young brides are forced to have sex before their bodies are ready, and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

American Social Health Association Loses CDC Contract for HIV/AIDS, STD Hotlines

...program, which includes two national telephone hotlines that provide information about sexually transmitted diseases and HIV/AIDS, the Durham Herald-Sun reports. ASHA's CDC National AIDS and STD Hotlines -- which provided three-fourths of the... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Rumor Control: Can I Contract HIV From an Experimental AIDS Vaccine?

...contribute to lower enrollment," says Kevin Trimell Jones, research-projects manager at the University of Pennsylvania's HIV/AIDS Prevention Research Division . These include residual mistrust from the Tuskegee Syphilis Study and the fact that... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Bush Administration Awards Three-Year, $77 Million Contract to Establish Supply Network for HIV/AIDS Drugs in Africa

...administration on Tuesday awarded a contract worth up to $77 million to help create a supply system that will speed the delivery of HIV/AIDS-related drugs in Africa, the AP/ Washington Post reports. The three-year contract, which was awarded... Read more »
Connect With Others

Contracting HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...If a person has AIDS and affected another person, will that other person have AIDS or will he/she be HIV+? Me and my ex-boyfriend broke up about Read more »

Penis Glans and the risk of contracting HIV

Posted by dopey33, 3 Replies
...penis. I immediately washed my penis with warm water and dry it up. I am concern because online it talks about how you can get HIV if any contaminated fluids goes as far as touching the glans. Please confirm if this is true or not. I have no... Read more »

HIV contraction possible in this scenario?

Posted by Melissa_Rowan, 1 Reply
...wiped my nose with my shirt , my nose in which was sore and raw from a cold. Theoretically if the blood on my shirt was from an HIV+ person and I did wipe my sore and raw nose, is transmission possible? (I didn't have a bloody nose or anything) ... Read more »

My 7 yr anxiety of contracting HIV

Posted by XManifest, 1 Reply
...Hi there, I have a had a fear of AIDS for the past 6 years. So bad that I could not study for my final exams. this fear is not due to unprotected casual sex or needles, Read more »