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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...commonly transmitted through specific sexual behaviors (anal or vaginal sex) or sharing needles with an infected person. It is less common for HIV to be transmitted through oral sex or for an HIV-infected woman to pass the virus to her baby before or during childbirth or after birth through breastfeeding or by prechewing food for her infant. In the United States, it is also possible to acquire HIV through exposure to infected blood,...
Ask the Experts

How to contract HIV (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009) (Obama Budget Would Kill Abstinence-Only Funding)

If a HIV - woman and a HIV - man have sexual intercourse while the woman is on her menstrual period, is there a possibility of contracting HIV just because she is on her period? even if both dont have HIV/AIDS?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,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 »

HIV+ but test negative for years?

HelloMy partner and I have been together for over 21 years. I test positive January 2009. I have no clue how I got positive. My partner is negative and has been even with heart surgery and test for HIV 3 years ago. He is still negative on a test...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...doesn't have. There are only two potential options: (1) your positive tests was a false positive and (2) you contracted the virus elsewhere. Considering you've been presumably HIV infected since last year, it's unlikely your test was a false... Read more »

Are HIV antibodies present 6 years after exposure if the virus was dormant?

I had a possible exposure in 2003 or possibly before,and actually had 8 HIV tests back then spanning 7/8 months. Had taken blood antibody, PCR to <400, oral tests, and bDNA down to <50 copies. All negative.In 2009 which is now six years later I...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Dear M.HIV does not lie dormant in the body. We now know that the virus copies itself right from the first day of the infection. It is Read more »

When working as a volunteer health care worker, is it possible I contracted the HIV virus?

Two summers ago I volunteered in a developing country. I work mostly in a clinic for men and women living with HIV and AIDS. I often had to change incontinent residents and their soiled bedsheets. I would also have to lift them up while another...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...understand the basic facts about HIV and AIDS. AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) is caused by HIV (human immunodeficiency virus). People who are infected with HIV can look and feel healthy and may not know for years that they are... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Between 500 and 700 Mozambicans Contract AIDS Virus Each Day

...Each day, between 500 and 700 Mozambicans contract HIV, the health ministry said in a report Thursday. About 1.3 million Mozambicans -- or about 7 percent of the population -- are Read more »
AIDS Foundation of Chicago

The Faith in Prevention Training Manual: Tools for Your HIV/AIDS Ministry

...By damaging or destroying the cells of your immune system, HIV interferes with your body's ability to effectively fight off viruses, bacteria, and fungi that cause disease. This makes you more susceptible to certain types of cancers and to... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About HIV/AIDS

... What is the difference between HIV and AIDS? How is HIV transmitted? What are the symptoms of HIV? What are the symptoms for AIDS? How long Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Married Kenyan Youth Excluded From HIV/AIDS Programs, at Higher Risk of Contracting Virus

...consideration in HIV/AIDS awareness programs aimed at young people in Kenya and are at an increased risk of contracting the virus, South Africa's Independent Online reports. Married adolescent girls can be more susceptible to HIV transmission... Read more »
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Symptoms Appear After 5 Days??

Posted by SelfRevelations
...I've been married & Hiv+ for almost 22 years. My husband has never been tested for Hiv and he has never been sick, shown or developed any symptoms Hiv Read more »

putting men at risk?

Posted by swuitninnacent, 8 Replies
...not had any sexual relations to date with anyone but the man who infected me. I have left that relationship and know that some day I'll be in a new one (I hope!). My biggest fear is that I give this curse to someone else. Anyone?? Read more »

Should You Get HIV Care Only If You "Deserve" It?

Posted by TheBody, 12 Replies
...doctors at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums. It raises some interesting -- and disturbing -- questions about the persistence of HIV and stigma in the United States. What's your opinion? Q: Do all HIVers deserve care? Dec 9, 2007 Going... Read more »

PLEASE HEPL! YOUR INPUT CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Posted by tauro, 1 Reply
...boy on a business trip i made the wrong choice after some time i discover he is hiv so i have an idea when i contracted the virus. well until now the doctors tell me i don't need med wish thats good news. but i leave every day thinking when is... Read more »