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Contracting Hiv Truth Vs. Myths

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truth or myth?

i was told you could get infected merely by having intercourse with many different partners. That is to say, if I had unprotected sex with a different person each day and I knew for a fact that they were all HIV negative, I could still contract the...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
That's a myth.Promiscuity (a sort of judgemental term), or any other type of sex for that matter, does not create HIV or other sexually transmitted infections. STIs are transmitted from an infected person to an uninfected person. If a person is... Read more »

HIV Origins Truth or Dare?

Dr. Bob: Truth or Dare? What can you say is really the case as to why HIV was originated?... Read more »

cure for hiv/aids -the truth is how expedable and profitable are you?

Hi Dr. Bob, Just my two cents. I agree with you post that there seems to be no cure for hiv/aids... Read more »
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Getting it Straight: HIV as a Gay Disease Is a Myth That Refuses to Die

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What Is the Craziest Myth You've Heard About HIV/AIDS?

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tesla - the truth about oral

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
tesla - give us the real dirt on oral sex. is contracting hiv possible via oral sex and are there real substantiated cases of this transmission ? Read more »

Free video: "Top Ten Myths About HIV/AIDS"

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The truth about HEAL and AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
If you have been reading this guy who has been posting here recently and you are wondering what's the story with him and those who profess similar theories take a look at this article from POZ which gives the whole story. An eyeopening story!

Or see... Read more »

Contracting HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Recently my husband found out he is HIV+. At this time I am HIV - but I have only had one test and no viral load test done. We know he was negative in the beginning of last year and now he ha HIV. When I asked him about how he got this he told me... Read more »