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Stopping the Spread of HIV

How Do You Get Infected With HIV? How Can You Protect Yourself and Others? What If I've Been Exposed? Treatment as Prevention The Bottom Line How Do You Get Infected With HIV? The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is not spread easily. You can only get HIV if you get infected blood or sexual fluids into your system. You can't get it from mosquito bites, coughing or sneezing, sharing household items, or swimming in the same pool...
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Is combivir a prevention for HIV to spread

On Sunday Morning a on/or 7:20 am, I had Sexual Intercourse with another male and myself being male. His condom broke during the sexual act and also released sperm in me due to the condom breaking. I noted this, immediately went to the toilet and...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.It's generally considered OK to take Combivir twice a day; meaning it's less critical that the doses are separated by exactly 12 hours.Combivir can be effective in preventing HIV infection, particularly if the first... Read more »

My HIV does not spread!

I have been living with HIV for 14 years. I have had sex with 3 partners in the 14 years without protection more than 1000 times with each partner and they all remained negative. What kind of HIV infection do I have? What kind of a carrier am I?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You are HIV positive and knowingly had unprotected sex more than 1,000 times with each of three partners???? You ask "what's wrong with me?" Well, let's see . . . the word irresponsible comes immediately to mind, followed... Read more »

explain transmission of std's

describe and explain how std's are tranmitted.describe and compare HIV and AIDS, the similarities and differences and how they are connected.describe and explain ways in wich people get HIV-AIDS and indentifiy activities that do not transmit...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Don't forget that HIV is a sexually transmitted infection. Because HIV is such a terrible epidemic it is often separated from the "STI" category. It is important to remember that the HIV and some other STIs are transmitted in very... Read more »

stats, pls explain more

Hey doc I'm a former worried well who recovered when you ignored my last question (which is a QTND)for my question I'm puzzled by the 10 is to 10,000 per episode risk of contracting HIV for unprotected vaginal sex with a confirmed...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello QTND person,Regarding the estimated HIV-transmission risk statistics, do they mean (1) the vast majority of unprotected vaginal sex exposures with a poz partner do not result in HIV transmission or (2) the risk is low, but VERY REAL, so use... Read more »
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KNOWING SPREADING HIV AROUND

Posted by Jazzy1973, 5 Replies
wHY DO PEOPLE KEEP GOING AROUND SPREADING THIS TO EACH OTHER KNOWING U HAVE THIS?

wHY CAN'T SOME ONE FIND SOME ONE THAT HAS HIV TOO?

QUESTIONS I ASS BECAUSE I KNOW SOMEONE WHO GOES ON LINE AND MEET PEOPLE AND HAVE SEX WITH THEM& AFTER THEY GET... Read more »

who can explain

Posted by kiwi28, 3 Replies
if the hiv antiboody test is soo accurate then can anyone explain why people on this link tested false negative on the test outside the window period but positive on a new type of test.

http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2005-02/euhs-ga022205.php Read more »

Is the triple cocktail helping to spread AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I've written what is currently the only computer application solely dedicated to the mathematical analysis of HIV. It's called HIV pathogenesis modeler, and can be downloaded at:
http://www.agmh.org/softw.htm

While using the SI model in the program, I... Read more »

how do I explain to my 9 yr. old she is HIV pos

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
my daughter is 9 I have not told her she is HIV pos. I have told her she has something with her blood & but I haven't approached HIV & what that all means. she takes her meds w/no questions but I know that time will be here that I will need... Read more »