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Hiv In Household Settings

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Ask the Experts

HIV transmission Household setting

Hi there, I'm an HIV positive guy on ART 5 years and undetectable.I'm living with family at the moment, with my nephew who comes over to stay occasionally. My mind has recently started racing about HIV transmission in household...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe risk of HIV transmission in a household setting is nil! There has to be a direct exchange of body fluid. It is just not possible to happen in your type of setting. Your nephew is a kid and they get sick all the time just like you would even... Read more »

passing hiv in household

Can you pass hiv on to others without sexual contact. What if you did not know you had hiv and had... Read more »

Killing the HIV/AIDS virus germs in the household

My husband is training to be a paramedic and during his clinicals can come in contact with the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual Network Structure Among a Household Sample of Urban African-American Adolescents in an Endemic Sexually Transmitted Infection Setting

The current study describes the structure of the sexual networks of a household sample of urban black adolescents in an area with moderate endemic rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). The authors note that while such networks play a key... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Impact of HIV Infection on Households in Uganda Described

In the present study, F. Nalugoda and colleagues assessed the burden of HIV on households and their leaders in Uganda. The researchers, working with the Uganda Virus Research Institute and The Johns Hopkins University, examined "HIV prevalence,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

51 Percent of HIV-Affected Households in Cambodia Live in Hunger: UN Development Program

The largest and most comprehensive survey ever conducted in Cambodia finds 51 percent of households in which a member has HIV/AIDS do not have enough food to eat, compared to 35 percent of non-affected households. A total of 4,172 households took... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Malawi Plans to Launch Pilot Project That Will Provide Individual Household HIV/AIDS Testing, Official Says

Malawi's National AIDS Commission in November or December is planning to launch a pilot project in Zomba, Malawi, that will provide HIV/AIDS testing to individual households, Bizwick Mwale, executive director of NAC, said on Friday, Malawi's ... Read more »
Connect With Others

I live in rural area, I set up HIV/AIDS chats

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I live in Owen Sound, Ontario, and there are no local AIDS orgs here!

Please come and chat with me at and please let me know other chat rooms that are monitored as I really hate bashers and trouble makers!

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DUDE's back to set thinking right-read my posts

Posted by DUDE, 1 Reply
Subject: SECOND POST-Virus Replication & OTHER Things
Fellas fellas fellas,,,,
It's certainly time to move one. These HIV tests are very sensative. If you are infected with the HIV virus (or any virus for that matter)
the human body produces... Read more »

The Shock Haven't Exactly Set In Yet!

Posted by Mathias1, 3 Replies
Hi, my name is Matthew and I just received my results back 2day HIV +. When the nurse told me, I just sat there and stared at her. Having my cousin in the room w/me help to ease the emotions. I am totally lost right now, and am worried about taking... Read more »

set of symptoms

Posted by calistoga, 1 Reply
Can the ARS stage of HIV only have one symptom or would it be a set of symptoms? Is 9 weeks too late for ARS to occur? Has anyone here personally had the ARS rash? Where was it? What did it look like? Read more »