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Environmental Transmission Of Hiv

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HIV environmental transmission

Ms. Southall,I'd first of all like to thank you for your time in answering my question. I've been having quite a bit of anxiety related to the possibility of contracting HIV.I am a 19-year-old male. I am not sexually active, nor do I use...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe risk of HIV transmission in your situation is HIGHLY unlikely! Your open wound would have to come into contact with a significant amount of blood, vaginal fluid or semen. HIV is not transmitted through saliva or sweat. The contact would have... Read more »

Environmental Transmissions and Children

My wife and I were both infected with HIV on 12/1/00. We have 4 young children. Between 4 and 8... Read more »

Environmental transmission

Dear Doctor, For the longest time I have been wondering and scared if I or my family are at risk of... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS, Environmental Advocate Hattoy Dies

Bob Hattoy -- an HIV/AIDS and environmental advocate who in 1992 was the first HIV-positive person to address a national political convention -- died last week, the Los Angeles Times reports (Woo, Los Angeles Times , 3/6). Hattoy died of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Structural and Environmental Barriers to Condom Use Negotiation With Clients Among Female Sex Workers: Implications for HIV Prevention Strategies and Policy

The study authors sought to assess the relationship between environmental-structural factors and client condom-use negotiation among female sex workers in Vancouver, British Columbia. Using baseline data from a 2006 community-based cohort of female... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Carolina: Department of Health and Environmental Control Offering Free or Low-Cost Testing for World AIDS Day

In recognition of World AIDS Day, Dec. 1, DHEC will offer free or low-cost testing for HIV. "In South Carolina, more than 14,000 people are known to be living with HIV/AIDS, and we estimate that one HIV infection occurs in the state every nine... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

UN Report: Environmental Havoc, AIDS Threaten China's Progress in Living Standards

A UN Development Program study, released Thursday, said environmental damage from China's economic growth, the spread of AIDS, and growing poverty threaten the country's drive to establish better living standards. The report assesses China's... Read more »
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unusual environmental exposure?

Posted by unusual
I need advice please. I recently used a public toilet, when i wiped myself I realised the tissue was wet. I checked the roll and it had previously been dropped in the toilet. I know its a long shot but I cant stop thinking It could have been dropped... Read more »

Things to know about HIV Transmission

Posted by health2010, 1 Reply
is it true that an hiv test is invalid if the blood drawn for the test is among several drawings of blood duirng the same session for other tests? Read more »

Things to know about HIV Transmission

Posted by bartleby, 2 Replies
Before you worry your head off about HIV, please make sure you understand some basics to see if you if you were at risk.
What is HIV?
How is HIV transmitted? Read more »

HIV Transmission Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I need to ascess my risk for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases. 6 days ago, I met up with this man that I had chatted to online and we had unprotected sex.
There was a lot of open mouth kissing and fondling. He proceeded to masturbate... Read more »