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Does Milk Cause Hiv

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Silymarin (Milk Thistle)

Most of the scientific studies of silymarin were published in Europe. The Bottom Line Silymarin is an extract of the seeds of the milk thistle plant. It has been used for over 2,000 years to treat liver problems. No serious side effects or dangerous interactions have been noted. For people with HIV, especially if they have had hepatitis, silymarin might help protect the liver from damage caused by ARVs. It might also reduce stomach upset...
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can breast milk cause aids?

hello,i have one doubt regarding transmission of hiv through breast milk. during tit sex,if breast milk contact with sperm is there any possible of acquiring aids?...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
If I understand your question correctly, the contact occurred outside of the body was with breast milk and semen, the answer is this is not a risk. With the absence of open sores, or cuts this is one of the safest ways to keep one another from... Read more »

HIV risk nipple sucking on lactating woman (BREAST MILK and HIV TRANSMISSION)

I am 30 years male and had a protected sex with female sex worker 5 months ago . I kissed her nipples also .I felt she was lactating. is breast sucking or nipple sucking on a lactating woman carries risk to HIV infection or any STD s. I got...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,HIV can be transmitted from an HIV-infected mom to her infant via breastfeeding. This is due to many factors, including the quantity of breast milk and the underdeveloped immune system of babies. For adults breast-milk HIV transmission remains... Read more »

Breast Milk and HIV transmission

I know that HIV can be transmitted from mother to child during breastfeeding, but what is in the breastmilk to cause this transmission? is it blood product? the actual virus?...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiBreast milk contains HIV especially with the mom having a high viral load.Be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »

HIV via breast milk and oral sex?

Hi,One afternoon about 3 months ago I visited a brothel. I didn't have sex but i licked and sucked the prostitutes breasts. When I sucked her nipple at first I felt a bitter taste in my mouth. But when I sucked her other nipple I didn't...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Bleeding gums can increase the risk for transmission, but the risk still remains low. I do not think you need to specifically test for this incident. You can wait until your next regularly schedule HIV test. In health,Richard... Read more »
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breast milk remedy

Posted by kenya, 1 Reply
guys, i was having this wild idea. if continous exposure of breastmilk to a baby can cause hiv; what if, you are hiv+ and take breast milk-meaning exposure in low doses. wouldnt that help develop an individuals immunity? reactions!!! Read more »

any babies infected by breast milk?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Would someone know how many if any babies hiv infected by breast milk?

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a lot of HIV virus in the milk?

Posted by aspn, 3 Replies
I bought a carton of milk 3 days ago, i drank it this morning, and i found the milk carton has a lot of blood on the carton, I am afraid , will someone intentionally given the blood in the carton and i drank it? I was afraid that there is... Read more »

HIV and milk

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can I get HIV from milk? I read I can in People magazine.

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