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Hiv And Fleas

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HIV and Fleas

I was wondering if HIV can be transferred from humans to pets through fleas?...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,Answer = Absolutely not!Bugs can't and don't transmit HIV.Hope this helps!Erik... Read more »

Flea Bites?

Recently diagnosed HIV+. On meds. My home is infested with fleas and I am being bitten constantly... Read more »

Aids and Fleas

Hello Dr.BobI have a question a bit strange but it really happened to me:I have a nasty habit of... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Broadway Flea Raises $547,658 to Fight AIDS

The Broadway Flea and Auction, held Sunday in Manhattan's theater district, raised $547,658 for the nonprofit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The top sellers included a costumed walk-on role in "The Phantom of the Opera" (sold to two bidders for... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Unlicensed Drug Importers Selling Antiretrovirals in Zimbabwe, Medicines Control Authority Says

Unlicensed drug importers illegally are selling antiretroviral drugs in Zimbabwe at unregulated locations like flea markets and hair salons, the country's Medicines Control Authority said recently, Zimbabwe's Financial Gazette reports. Some... Read more »
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What's New at The Body, September 12, 2007

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Seattle Treatment Education Project

Living Safely with HIV and Pets

Pets can be a wonderful source of fun, companionship and comfort. Unfortunately, a lack of knowledge about zoonoses -- diseases spread from animals to humans -- has led some providers to suggest that people with HIV should not own pets. While it is... Read more »
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New HIV test------

Posted by njpozdad, 1 Reply
Had my last set of labs done...Results were great but is was showing as Not Detected last test but this test came back with a VL of 22...Still great but a little disarming since the "not detected" phrase wasn't there....I was told that a new hiv... Read more »

HIV

Posted by shadow1
You would think that after 21 years of this disease being around, all the news, and all the education out there, that people would know how this disease is contracted. I see daily on this board people who seem to have no clue about how this disease... Read more »

Can HIV be transmitted through Oral sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Can HIV be transmitted through Oral sex? Read more »

just HOW low is the risk of HIV from oral sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have read on the other forums from the doctors and experts replies have said countless number of times that the risk of HIV from unprotected oral sex is extremely, extremely low. And am wondering just how exactly low the risk is? I have asked... Read more »