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Have There Been Any Reported Cases Of Hiv From Haircut

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Has there ever been a reported case of HIV transmition by sweat or saliva?

Hi Dr. Bob,I have recently been informed that a collegue of mine is HIV+.I was sitting right next to him in a meeting the other day, and he sneezed - do I have anything to be worried about? Can sweat or saliva carry the HIV virus?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Do you have anything to worry about from sitting right next to an HIV-positive colleague who sneezed on you??? Absofrickinlutely! You could:1.catch his "cold" or2.have unsightly gobs of snot splattered Read more »

Are there any reported cases of getting HIV from receiving oral sex?

Hi Rick,I had two questions regarding transmission of HIV. I know it's unlikely to catch HIV from... Read more »

Confidentiality? (NAMES BASED REPORTING, 2010)

Hi Robert,I suppose this isn't the correct forum for this question, but I hope that you can help me... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New HIV Cases Increasing Among Young MSM in New York City Despite Drop in Overall New Cases, New York Times Reports

...increased since 2003 despite a decrease in the number of overall new cases and AIDS-related deaths, the New York Times reports. According to the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene , the number of annual new HIV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Reported HIV/AIDS Cases in China Increase 45% From 2006 to 2007, Health Ministry Report Says

... The number of HIV/AIDS cases reported in China in 2007 was 45% higher than the number reported in 2006, according to a report released Friday by the Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New HIV Cases Increasing in Czech Republic; Most Cases Reported Among Men

...-- head of the House of Light, an organization for people living with HIV/AIDS -- said recently, CTK/ Prague Daily Monitor reports. Ten new HIV cases were registered in December 2008 alone. The total number of people living with HIV in the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington, D.C., Struggling to End Backlog of HIV/AIDS Case Reports, Washington Post Reports

... A backlog of 2,000 to 3,000 HIV/AIDS case records and death records caused by a June 2005 contamination in the ceiling of the Washington, D.C., Administration for Read more »
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Hiv and AIDs reporting

Posted by rain05, 5 Replies
...What exactly does the CDC do with your name and information? Who is able to access it? Read more »

What is a fresh cut and has any case been reported

Posted by biznoch, 2 Replies
Hello from what i gather fingering is a low risk activity unless u had an open cut. my issue is what exactly would define a open cut? I had a paper cut that was thin but not fully healed and if u pulled at it u could see redness and light blood. the... Read more »

Breast secretions on penis, any reported cases?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...squirted some secretions from her breasts onto my penis and continued to give the hand job. Does anyone know if there are any reported cases of transmission this way? I know that breast milk can carry HIV but I do not believe that this was breast... Read more »

cummulative report? agree, disagree, just answer

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...i found my states cumulative report i'm assuming which would show hiv/aids cases since 1981 or perhaps it's from this year alone, i'm lost on that part. but if i add up the total of hiv/aids that means Read more »