Drugs That Prevent HIV Transmission
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Dangerous Intersection of Drug Use and Sexual HIV Transmission Points to Critical Need for Comprehensive HIV Prevention Among Drug UsersSharing needles for drug injection is a well known route of HIV transmission, yet injection drug use contributes to the epidemic's spread far beyond the circle of those who inject. People who have sex with an injection drug user (IDU) also are at... Read more »
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineCombivir + Nevirapine has had lots of use in pregnancy but there are safety concerns if the CD4 count > 250 for women. In our clinic we often have used Kaletra (or other boosted protease inhibitor) + Truvada which can be a challenge to tolerate... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHiThere is no gel to protect your husband. This is a conversation to have with a HIV OBGYN specialist. You can have children but just need to ensure that you are the right treatment and that your virus is under control. We are close to having a... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Once again a QTND (question that never dies) arises! And of course the ATNC (answer that never changes) remains unchanged! Two HIV-negative people cannot create HIV out of thin air and transmit it to each other. (See below.) Menstrual blood... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI've heard that the only people who need to test beyond the standard 3 month window are IV drug users.
So here's a good question: What if someone had a risky sexual encounter with an IV drug user (HIV+ because of drug use)? Would that mean they... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesI was just wondering if there are any ways of getting HIV, realistically speaking, other than unprotected sex and drug use, for most of us. I have read in a few places that there are cases of HIV each year where the mode of transmission is... Read more »
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HIV Prevention: What you need to know!
Twenty three years since I first began to witness the horrific illnesses and deaths caused by HIV and still today, very few people have an understanding of HIV. The world population is ignorant about HIV! We... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesHello,
Hope someone can enlighten me on this encounter I had.
I've come across a stranger in the men's public toilet on 21 Apr 99, he was 'sort of' stroking his private parts when I went in.
I occupied the adjacent urinal and was just about to ease... Read more »
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