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Getting HIV From Casual Contact

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Ask the Experts

Can you get HIV from coming in contact with a + person's snot?

Okay, I know it's gross, but....if a person is infected, and the caretaker comes into contact with used Kleenex that is still moist, is there a risk of infeciton?Thanks in advance.
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...There are no cases that I am aware of where HIV was transmitted that way.MH Read more »

Re: HIV transmission Risk, WILL DONATE (CASUAL CONTACT, 2010)

Hi Doc,I just thought of another question after typing my original ones (below). #4. Would the fact... Read more »

Grandfather and HIV (CASUAL CONTACT, 2009)

My mom said to email you, I'm 15 and just found out my grandpa has HIV. I'm so scared because my... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Annan to Contact Libyan Government Over Death Sentences of Bulgarian Workers Accused of Infecting Children With HIV

...allowed poor sterilization practices at Al Fateh Children's Hospital in Benghazi, where the children were infected ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 5/11). Many human rights groups and Western governments have denounced the sentences, saying... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alabama: HIV Inmates to Get More Contact With Other Inmates, Commissioner Says

... New policy changes will allow segregated HIV-positive inmates in Alabama's prison system to have more contact with the general inmate population, Corrections Commissioner Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

... Table of Contents How HIV Spreads Methods of Transmission Re-Using and Sharing Needles Unprotected/Unsafe Sex Mother-to-Child Transmission Rare Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

UNAIDS Report Says Heterosexual Sexual Contact Main Cause for HIV's Spread in China

...infection. "We need to ensure resource allocation is responding to that change," said Michel Sidibe, UNAIDS' executive director. HIV/AIDS was designated the top killer among infectious diseases in China for the first time last year, possibly due... Read more »
Connect With Others

Can you catch hiv from this encounter

Posted by kris, 2 Replies
...I have a friend who is hiv positive he has been so for ten years but I just found out recently. I have some anxiety about germs in general so I dont shake Read more »

Contacting other HIV+ active duty soldiers

Posted by armypoz, 5 Replies
...I am HIV+ and currently serving on active duty. Would like to contact other active duty soldiers of any branch that would be interested Read more »

Sexual contact w/ partner of unknown hiv status

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...source for helping the WW's. Honestly i don't think one person that has posted lately has really reasearched anything about hiv aside from ARS. Can't you realize that the posts GMAN is leaving are getting to show his short circuit? I'd hate to... Read more »

Possible HIV contact

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I came to find out that I may have been exposed to the HIV virus. The person I was with penetrated me without a condom and then we stopped for a condom. After finding out that he was Read more »