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Do People Purposely Infect Others With Hiv

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Fear of someone purposely trying to infect me

I went to a prostitute and I'm scared that she purposely put a tiny hole in the condom so I couldn't see it, so that she can infect me with HIV. What are my risks? What should I do?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. I have occasionally seen people fearing that they may have HIV by other people purposely trying to infect them with the virus without their knowledge. I have seen people having fears of other people somehow putting... Read more »

Depressed: Infected my partner; legal situations; no job..no purpose..no worth

I need help! I recently infected my partner, for the past two years, and I'm facing a lot of... Read more »

Swine flu and HIV-infected People

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The purpose of this supplemental information is to alert clinicians about the use of short-course therapy with weekly isoniazid plus rifapentine (INH-RPT) for the treatment of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) in HIV-infected patients.... Read more »
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Sexually-Transmitted Infections for HIV-Positive People

STDs (sexually transmitted disease) that cause ulcerations (sores on the skin, including on or inside the genitals, mouth, or rectum) can dramatically increase the risk of picking up HIV, due to the fact that ulcers and open sores provide an easy... Read more »
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Purpose of the CARE Act

The Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency (CARE) Act is Federal legislation that addresses the unmet health needs of persons living with HIV disease (PLWH) by funding primary health care and support services that enhance access to and... Read more »
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Infection on purpose

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hello. Last year I hired a proffessional transvestite to make a transformation of me (im a man) in a woman. She is hiv positive. She without gloves apply make up to me, mascara, fake eyebrows, and lipstick. Most of the time I kept my eyes closed. Do... Read more »

purposely infected by nurse with dirty needle

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
The nurse in my doctor office is a crazy murderer she purposely used a dirty neddle to infect me because I complained to the doctor about her habit not to wear gloves or whash her hands.My test is ready but the specialist has not call back yet ,I... Read more »

The purpose of this board?

Posted by GaryNPA, 1 Reply
Please I implore you. Can this board return to a helpful advice forum for people who are awaiting to take an hiv test or who are awaiting results? I'll accept the criticism of those that want to dish it out, and I thank those that feel I have... Read more »

BBC NEWS:Online dating for people with sexually transmitted infection

Posted by Hellen, 1 Reply


Dating can often be fraught with uncertainty and self-consciousness. For those with incurable sexually transmitted infections (STIs), are tailored websites the answer for people nervous of telling potential partners about their condition?


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