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Cough Sneezing And Hiv Aids

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HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...breast-feed. HIV is not an easy virus to pass from one person to another. It is not transmitted through food or air (for instance, by coughing or sneezing). There has never been a case where a person was infected by a household member, relative,... Read more »

can you get hiv/aids if you.. (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)

me and my partner have been curious about trying anal sex. we are both hiv/aids free and free of... Read more »

does sodomy create HIV/AIDS?

I guess Im just pretty ignorant because of my super religious parents but, I always thought that... Read more »
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AIDS Foundation of Chicago

The Faith in Prevention Training Manual: Tools for Your HIV/AIDS Ministry

...be unaware they are infected with HIV. Some advanced symptoms of HIV infection include: Rapid weight loss Dry, persistent cough Night sweats or fever Fatigue Swollen lymph glands Diarrhea that lasts longer than a week White spots on the tongue... Read more »
AIDS Foundation of Chicago

The Faith in Prevention Training Manual: Tools for Your HIV/AIDS Ministry

...mistaken beliefs on how AIDS is transmitted. There were beliefs that AIDS could be transmitted from using a public toilet, being coughed on by a person living with AIDS, sharing a drinking glass, or by donating blood. However, in 1999 only 12% of... Read more »
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

Basic Facts About HIV/AIDS

...transmitted? HIV is not an easy virus to pass from one person to another. It is not transmitted through food or air (for instance, by coughing or sneezing). There has never been a case where a person was infected by a household member, relative,... Read more »
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

HIV, AIDS and Older People

...minor, flu-like symptoms to show up, or more than 10 years for more serious symptoms to appear. Signs of HIV include headache, cough, diarrhea, swollen glands, lack of energy, loss of appetite and weight loss, fevers and sweats, repeated yeast... Read more »
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When to Worry?

Posted by JAGuar, 3 Replies
I am 25 yrs old, living in Los Angeles, diagnosed May 20th. Have since gotten two CD4's of 630. My question is, when should I be worried about a sniffle, a weight change, or anything really. It is hard not to freak out about anything that might... Read more »

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
...http://www.thebody.com/workplace.html Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »

Question about symptoms and about aids charities

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I had what some would say is a low-risk exposure a couple months ago. I performed oral-sex on a gay man of unknown hiv status. i was sick at the time with a bad throat infection and bronchitis. but, still, i have been told that the chances are Read more »

my husband has AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...news (just broadcast as I write this!) "40% of people surveyed think they can get AIDS from sharing a drinking glass or being coughed or sneezed on." I guess that answers my questions. What a sad world we live in. Sorry for rambling. It's just... Read more »