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Hiv Transmission In Households

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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 »
Articles
CDC National Prevention Information Network

Most Non-Household HIV Transmissions in Rural Uganda Come From Outside the Community

This article was reported by Healio . Healio reported that new findings from a large-scale, ongoing Uganda study found that most new HIV infections occurred from sexual relations with others outside of the newly infected person's community. It... 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 »
Connect With Others

Things to know about HIV Transmission

Posted by health2010, 1 Reply
is it true that an hiv test is invalid if the blood drawn for the test is among several drawings of blood duirng the same session for other tests? Read more »

Things to know about HIV Transmission

Posted by bartleby, 2 Replies
Before you worry your head off about HIV, please make sure you understand some basics to see if you if you were at risk.
What is HIV?
How is HIV transmitted? Read more »

HIV Transmission Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I need to ascess my risk for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases. 6 days ago, I met up with this man that I had chatted to online and we had unprotected sex.
There was a lot of open mouth kissing and fondling. He proceeded to masturbate... Read more »

Hiv transmission through contact of vaginal fluid with an open wound?

Posted by neibet, 1 Reply
What is the risk of HIV transmission through the exposure of an open wound to vaginal secretions.
Assuming i am having a back massage and i have an open injury on my back and the masseuse was sitting naked in my back with her vagina in direct... Read more »