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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...Infected With HIV? The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is not spread easily. You can only get HIV if you get infected blood or sexual fluids into your system. You can't get it from mosquito bites, coughing or sneezing, sharing household items, or swimming in the same pool as someone with HIV. Some people talk about "shared body fluids" being risky for HIV, but no documented cases of HIV have been caused by sweat, saliva or tears. However,...
Ask the Experts

HIV by breast feeding

I am in India. My wife was diagnosed HIV in 2008 with CD4 114. Only possible cause is blood transfusion she had in 1989 just after birth of my son.recently my son is also diagnosed HIV with CD4 275. My daughter who was born in 1994 is negative.As...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...treatment now since his CD4 count is below 350 which is the standard used in the US and Europe. HIV is not spread through usual household contact so your daughter should not be at increased risk. If your son or wife had a cut with bleeding, any... Read more »

want to more about HIV

Sir I'm pitter from India . I have HIV last two year's with my wife i have one son but he not HIV. sir How can i safe to my son to HIV. Now i get VIRADAY medcines.Sir today i read website(helpcure.com) silver traphy. they say me only 1400 us dollar...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...can remain uninfected as long as he is not in direct contact with blood or other body fluids. HIV does not spread from usual household contact so his risk is not high. I do not know how old he is but if he is beyond breastfeeding and has been... Read more »

WHY AREN'T PEOPLE BEING CAREFUL OF WHO THEY SLEEP WITH

I AM 24 AND SEEING PEOPLE LIVING OR CATCHING THE VIRUS THAT CAUSES HIV AIDS IT SOMETIMES HAVE ME WORRIED. IS IT TRUE THAT THIS YEAR EVERY HOUSEHOLD IN THE WORLD WILL KNOW AT LEAST ONE PERSON LIVING WITH HIV AIDS, IT COULD BE YOUR MOTHER AUNTY ETC....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,"Being careful who you sleep with" is only a small portion of HIV prevention! Safer sex techniques are the real key to decreasing the number of new infections."Positively charged" folks now number Read more »

CHILDREN

hepc/hiv coinfection and I am raising four children can you tell me what I need to watch for so the kids do not become sick?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...There is no evidence that people living in the same household with someone who has HIV or HCV is at risk of acquiring the infection. The main issue is that if you accidentally cut yourself, Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Niger's Religious Leaders Form Alliance to Prevent Spread of HIV

... Catholic, Muslim and Protestant religious leaders in Niger have formed an alliance to teach youth in the country about HIV/AIDS, Reuters reports. The alliance aims to help the government fight the spread of the virus by promoting HIV tests and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tanzania: Zanzibar Adopts First-Ever Anti-HIV/AIDS Policy but Rejects Muslim Amendments

...National HIV/AIDS Policy." Twenty abstentions were entered by opposition members for political reasons. The plan calls for a household-targeted HIV/AIDS education and prevention campaign, including condom promotion, and a school-based prevention... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Mozambique Health Official Calls for Research Into Culture to Understand Spread of HIV

...condoms being sent to Mozambique in the near future and will be distributed at no cost through a government partnership with UNAIDS . Also speaking at the meeting, Diogo Milagre -- executive secretary of the National AIDS Council -- said that... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

China Daily Examines Campaign Against Cross-Generational Sex in Uganda to Fight Spread of HIV Among Girls, Women

...Clinical Research Centre , said, "Only a low percentage of women [in Uganda] have jobs, and most women can't control money in their households because they don't work." He added, "Women should be more independent, and it will be a way to stop... Read more »
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Baby-boomers living with HIV

Posted by Mondo, 6 Replies
...Baby-boomers living with HIV We lived through the fifties and sixties, with reminders from our parents to appreciate the things that they never had in the Read more »

time line

Posted by Anonymous
...living as incredibly sexually repressed people," explains activist Cleve Jones. "I still believe that it is the behavior that spreads the disease, not the location where you're engaging in the behavior." After Silverman's order, the 14... Read more »

information

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Exploring: NIAID, NIH, U.S. DHHS March 2005 HIV Infection and AIDS: An Overview INTRODUCTION AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) was first reported in the United States in 1981 and has since Read more »

Is the triple cocktail helping to spread AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...I've written what is currently the only computer application solely dedicated to the mathematical analysis of HIV. It's called HIV pathogenesis modeler, and can be downloaded at: http://www.agmh.org/softw.htm While using the SI model in the Read more »