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Discharge And Hiv

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AIDS Action Council

Discharge of HIV Positive Military Possible VA HUD Conferees Appointed

The White House 202-456-1414 US Senate 202-224-3121 US House 202-225-3121 Call today! HIV and the Military House Senate Conferees continue to try to resolve their differences in the FY 1996 Defense Authorization bill. Some staff report that... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Second Peace Corps Volunteer Reports Being Discharged After Testing HIV-Positive, Washington Post Reports

Washington Post columnist Stephen Barr on Friday examined the case of a second Peace Corps volunteer who said she was discharged from service after testing HIV-positive. Rebecca Coulborn, a former volunteer in Burkina Faso, said she was required... Read more »
AIDS Action Council

VICTORY !!! FY '96 Appropriations to be Completed Tonight Dornan Military HIV Discharge Provision Repealed

With five months left in FY '96, Congress will complete and the president will sign into law, the FY '96 Omnibus Appropriations Bill (H.R. 3019) tonight. This bill will put into law a number of major victories that in some cases, we have been... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Nipple discharge a risk for HIV?

Hello Dr. Aberg,Is normal nipple discharge an HIV transmission risk to my sexual partner? The other day, my partner and I were engaging in foreplay and he tasted some some discharge in the mouth after sucking on my nipples. I am HIV+. Is he at...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
I do not know what type of discharge you are referring to. Are you breastfeeding? Breastmilk can transmit HIV to infants, but I would not be concerned about a drop of milk from your nipple. If you are not lactating (producing milk), than you really... Read more »

can you get hiv from vaginal discharge left on toilet seat

I have ocd about hiv,etc. my mom is staying at my house and wipes from back to front. if she left some discharge hanging from my toilet seat and i got it on my toilet paper, can i get hiv. i was told hiv dies as soon as it gets oxygen, but what...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The really amazing thing about your question is that you know that your mom "wipes from back to front."So even though you never saw any "discharge," you've worried whether your mother's vaginal discharge hanging from... Read more »

discharge viralload?

Hi doc.Does discharge (clear fluid) from chlamydia contains hiv?More or less than in blood of the same amount in the same person at the same time?When somebody has gonorrhea, does the pus-discharge contains hiv?Thank you for your answer....
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
In HIV infected people, vaginal/cervical fluid and/or seminal fluid does contain infectious HIV. In general the amount of virus in these fluids (in the absence of HIV treatment) is about 10 times less than in blood.... Read more »

Unusual virginal Discharges

I have been living with HIV for 8 years now. I started treatment a year ago and my viral load is undetected with a CD4 count of 450,i have never been sick. My problem now is that i have been having an unusual virginal discharge for sometime now,to a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,"Virginal discharges"??? Hmm . . . . It's doubtful your "vaginal" discharge has anything to do with your HIV-positive status. I'd recommend you see your gynecologist for an evaluation.Good luck.Dr. Bob... Read more »