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Hiv From Unknown Source

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contact with blood from unknown source

Please can you help I am feeling very upset scared and like throwing loads of things away that I can't afford to replace. This morning I went to a shop and when I went to pay there was what looked like fresh blood on the chip and pin machine I...
Shannon Southall

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Rocky Mountain CARES
HIRest easy this is not a way for HIV transmission to occur. HIV transmission can only occur when there is a direct and prolonged exposure to body fluids, semen, vaginal fluid, blood or mother to child through breast feeding. This most commonly... Read more »

Trusted source?

Hi, and thank you for your tireless efforts in helping people - you are all very special!My... Read more »

Nelson, hiv drugs unknown in foreign countries?

Mr. Nelson,What do you think?Is this possibility or totally unrealistic?Hi. I hope you don't... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Unknown, Negative or Positive? Using Knowledge of HIV Status as an HIV Prevention Strategy

As front-line workers in HIV prevention, it is important to understand what prevention strategies clients are using and how they understand the risks associated with them. A common HIV prevention strategy used by gay men and other men who have sex... Read more »

HIV Status of Michigan Man Remains Unknown, State Laws May Have Been Broken

Earlier this year, news reports buzzed about a Comstock Park, Mich., man who walked into a police station and confessed to attempting to infect hundreds of people with HIV either through unprotected sex or sharing needles. Initial reports claimed... Read more »
Housing Works

2010's AIDS Heroes and Villains: Unknown Crusaders and Thorny Foes

Who has contributed to the fight against AIDS this year? As we approached the end of the year, the Update conducted an entirely unscientific survey of AIDS activists in an effort to bring you, loyal readers, a list of 2010's most important... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kenya Should Develop Domestic Funding Sources for HIV Programs, UNAIDS Chief Says

Michel Sidibe, executive director of UNAIDS, on Tuesday said the Kenyan government should develop domestic sources of funding for HIV/AIDS control programs, the Daily Nation reports. "Certainly, Kenya is at an enviable level of international... Read more »
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Sexual contact w/ partner of unknown hiv status

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i bet that topic got your attention. i'm trying to give another 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... Read more »

the source of my hiv...............

Posted by david73, 4 Replies
Hi again all!
I am concerned about others getting hiv from the source I believe I got it from.
here's the deal .... I had unprotected sex with a one night stand ( We'll name Jo) totally my mistake and mine alone, it was the only time I have ever... Read more »

unknown virus?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello, please help try to answer this. I've had several negative test results for hiv 1 and 2 and had negative hiv-dna almost a year and half after unprotected exposure. But I recently had a positive result for hsv2. And I seem to have skin... Read more »

unknown virus or wake up call?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I swear, there must be another STD that is going around that is simular to MONO and HIV, but hasn't been named. As I read all these posts I find that alot of people have simular symptoms but test neg for HIV. Some poeple might be alittle freaked out... Read more »