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Do People Get HIV From Touching Rectum

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Condoms

...condoms do not prevent the spread of HIV. Latex is the most common material for condoms. Viruses cannot get through it. Latex is inexpensive and available in many styles. It has two drawbacks: oils make it fall apart, and some people are allergic to it. Polyurethane is an option for people who are allergic to latex. One brand of female condom and one brand of male condom are made of polyurethane. How Are Condoms Used? Condoms can...
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Chances of HIV infection from Massage Oil

Hi Dr, I would like to Thank You for your generous service to the Worried individuals like me.I have got a generic question please answer me this might help lot of people who are in similiar situation like me. I went to a Massage Parlor and lady...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,1. Sweat does not transmit HIV.2. Nonexistent.Thanks for your tax-deductible donation to The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). Read more »

Mom offers $50!! (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

First I'd like to say your website is Godsend!Second, my daughter bought a few outfits at the mall, she pulled one of the pants out and noticed there was some redish stain. If it was blood from an HIV infected person, would this pose a risk? She...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...cause severe skin disease in people with eczema. Throw the used gloves away; never use disposable gloves more than once. Many persons with or without AIDS are infected with a virus called cytomegalovirus (CMV), which can be spread in urine or... Read more »

saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get HIV from an infected partners saliva on my anus?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...this one last question even though you've already answered me. Okay so the bottle... it was on the back of the toilet so the person who used it probably was taking a crap... so if a minimal amount of feces was on it and if the person using it had... Read more »

HIV - AIDS Transmission

Hi, my mom is infected by HIV, i help her appllying pain releif ointment on her back bone, i see the blood scratches on her body.. is there any chance that it is transmitted to me. Please help i am in big delima.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...cause severe skin disease in people with eczema. Throw the used gloves away; never use disposable gloves more than once.Many persons with or without AIDS are infected with a virus called cytomegalovirus (CMV), which can be spread in urine or... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...some serious side effects. Fact Sheet 156 has more information on PEP. The Bottom Line HIV does not spread easily from person to person. To get infected with HIV, infected blood, sexual fluid, or mother's milk has to get into your body.... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

... How Does HIV Spread During Sex? Unsafe Activities Safer Activities Safe Activities What if Both People Are Already Infected? Know What You're Doing Set Your Limits The Bottom Line How Does HIV Spread During Sex? To Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...ability to protect themselves and to enhance their sexual lives through safer sex. We consider sex to include any practices that a person finds erotic and sexually exciting. Remember, telephone hotline staffers are available to talk with you... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...referred to as post-exposure prophylaxis or PEP . In 2005, the CDC issued guidelines for the use of anti-HIV therapies for individuals exposed to HIV through high risk sexual activities or needle sharing among injection drug users. The... Read more »
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Proof

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone Read more »

Fighting the battle on many different fronts!

Posted by dbport, 4 Replies
...came around, I was well trained and didn't let the numbers dictate how I felt. I went through the same feelings as most other people, about who to tell, how to date with HIV, how to make sure I have good health insurance and esp. how to live a... Read more »

So what if some semen or blood got into my lips...

Posted by Anonymous
...Unprotected sexual intercourse means sexual intercourse without correct and consistent condom use. HIV may be in an infected person's blood, semen, or vaginal secretions. It is thought that it can enter the body through cuts or soressome so small... Read more »

i really need to know

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...please help, i want to know if i can get aids from sleeping with a guy whom sleep with another girl who might have aids without him getting it. or is it impossible for him Read more »