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Hiv Prone Infection

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Does a less healthier person, more prone to get HIV?

Doctor, I know that you are a wonerful person, giving peace and guidance to a whole bunch of people. I have few questions.I heard that, the chance of getting infected with HIV virus, from a needle/syringe prick with HIV + blood, is .3 to .8...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi, MJ.1. Yes, but there are many variables involved in whether HIV is actually transmitted.2. Nope.3. Nope.4. Nope.HIV doesn't really care if you're healthy or not. I was extremely healthy when the virus found me. I seroconverted... Read more »

Please help me! Am I prone to HIV?

Dear Erik,Please help me!Exactly 2 months back, I got a nude massage in India wherein she applied... Read more »

Who is more prone?

Hello there doctors, I am a 15 year old girl and very curioous about HIV and who is more prone to... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Epidemic Threatening Food Supply in Famine-Prone Southern Africa

The combination of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, extreme poverty and weak agricultural systems has led to a "chronic, ongoing emergency" in Southern Africa, and the U.N. World Food Programme is seeking $150 million for the nearly nine million people who... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Battered Kenyan Women More Prone to HIV: Report

A UN report released Thursday said abused Kenyan women are six times more likely to contract HIV than men of the same age. The country's HIV/AIDS prevalence rate has declined from 14 percent in 2000 to 7 percent in 2004, according to government... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Using Respondent-Driven Sampling in a Hidden Population at Risk of HIV Infection: Who Do HIV-Positive Recruiters Recruit?

Respondent-driven sampling (RDS), a network-based method used to recruit hidden populations, is prone to bias. "However, these biases could facilitate recruitment of high-risk networks," according to the authors, who examined recruitment patterns of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Zimbabwean Government Policies Hindering HIV/AIDS Efforts, Increasing Risk of Infection, HRW Report Says

The Zimbabwean government is weakening efforts to curb the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the country, according to a report released Friday by Human Rights Watch , SAPA/ Business Day reports. According to Joe Amon, director of HRW's HIV/AIDS program, up... Read more »
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Fingering & HIV infection(Via Nose)

Posted by chrisenquist, 3 Replies
Hi,
1. Can a person(let's say subject A-male) get infected by accidently inserting vaginal fluids(from an infected person, let's say subject B) into nose?

Assuming, subject A did fingering activity on subject B who works at a night club, but after... Read more »

Skin infections, abscesses, aaarrrghhhh!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HIV+ since 1990. No opportunistic infections, just annoying things like sinus problems, high cholesterol, more frequent flu bouts, headaches....but July 2004 I had surgery for a peri-rectal abscess (resistant staph bacteria). I was put on... Read more »

Yeast infections

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hi. I had unprotected sex with a man last October. He didn't ejaculate, and we also had oral sex. I tested negative at 6 weeks, and at 3 months. I am going out of my mind with worry waiting to get tested at 6 months, the reason being that I am now... Read more »

HIV Symptoms does not indicate HIV Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I wanted to share briefly with everyone that just because you may have symptoms of HIV does not necessarily mean that you are HIV positive.

I would come onto this website everyday for hours and surf the web for the risks, symptoms, exposure rates,... Read more »