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Do People Catch HIV From Casual Contact

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Thank You Dr. Frascino- casual contact (CASUAL CONTACT, 2011)

I just wanted show my appreciation for you and this website. I recently found out my brother was hiv positive and previously asked you a question about whether or not me and my family were at risk by living with him. When he first told me, i was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Thanks for your thanks. I'm very pleased you found the information on this site and in the archives of this forum enlightening and reassuring. I agree with everything you said in your post regarding HIV not being transmitted via casual... Read more »

HIV from casual contact

Hi Richard. The new guy at my job has hiv...this makes me very nervous as I already have been... Read more »

Can a child contact HIV from a carrier who's "dads friend"? (CASUAL CONTACT, HIV BASICS)

My daughters (5) and her father, is in a relationship with a girl who is a HIV Carrier on... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

More Than 75% of HIV-Positive People in New Orleans Do Not Disclose Status to Casual Sex Partners, Study Says

Approximately three-fourths of HIV-positive people living in New Orleans do not disclose their HIV status to their casual sex partners, according to a study published in the September issue of the journal Sexually Transmitted Diseases , the New... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Young People More Likely to Use Condoms With Casual Partners Than With Main Partner, Study Says

Young people are more likely to use condoms with a casual sex partner than with their main partner, according to a study published in the September issue of the Journal of Adolescent Health , the New York Times reports (Nagourney, New York... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Kingdom: More Casual Sex by Young People Drives Disease to Record High

A new report by Britain's Health Protection Agency found that nearly 700,000 new STD diagnoses were made in 2004, up 62 percent from a decade ago. "There is a more relaxed attitude toward casual sex," said professor Peter Borriello, director of the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Joint Statement on People-to-People Contacts Issued by President Bush and Russian President Vladimir Putin

Excerpt: "We will also continue to support our partnerships in the critically important area of health care. Our priorities are fighting infectious diseases as tuberculosis, improving maternal and child care in order to reduce maternal and child... Read more »
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to the CASUAL CONTACT guy

Posted by mental_case
look i am trying to help you here but...
you have an awful weird definition of CASUAL contact!
there is not an exchange of cum or blood in casual contact it is that simple.
WHAT YOU ARE RELATING IS NOT CASUAL CONTACT!
in life anything can happen and if... Read more »

Can you catch hiv from this encounter

Posted by kris, 2 Replies
I have a friend who is hiv positive he has been so for ten years but I just found out recently. I have some anxiety about germs in general so I dont shake hands. I always give people fist bumps. But I am growing concerned becasue I gave him a Fist... Read more »

Can I get HIV from fingering? Casual encounter and terrified about it

Posted by WorriedGgirl, 2 Replies
My boyfriend broke up with me and I was really sad and feeling really unattractive. So a friend told me to hock up with someone and I contact a guy from craigslist. I went to his house and we had sex, and I felt my vagina opening tearing a bit (I... Read more »

Can I catch HIV this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am really worried about an incident that happened 10 months ago and am freaking out over whether I could have caught HIV infection.

I was using a public bathroom and by accident the crotch of my underwear touched the toilet seat. I didn't think... Read more »