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Hiv Transmission Mucous Membranes

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Transmission Through Mucous Membranes

Hi Doctor, I have been crusing arounf your site for some time and I am still confused. You say that HIV risk from an enviromental surface is essnetially non existant. Then when it comes to snorting cocaine with a shared bill, you say the risk is...
Richard Cordova III

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Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:I would not be concerned. The only way this could even be a risk, would be if the stripper jammed the dollar bill into her nose so hard, that she broke the skin and caused the dollar bill to get fresh blood on it. You would have had to... Read more »

Mucous membrane exposure with dried blood.

I know that supposedly HIV is inactivated when blood dries. I had a little blood on my gloves at... Read more »

Mucous Membrane infectivity

I have read recently that scientist have learned that HIV does not need a cut or abrasion to... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

El VIH, el SIDA y las Mujeres que Tienen Relaciones Sexuales con Mujeres (WSW) en Estados Unidos

La transmisin del VIH de mujer a mujer parece ser algo muy raro. No obstante, los informes de casos de contagio del VIH de mujer a mujer y el riesgo bien documentado de la transmisin del VIH de mujer a hombre indica que las secreciones vaginales y... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

From Exposure to Infection: The Biology of HIV Transmission

One way HIV is transmitted is through sex -- but how does the virus infect someone after they have been exposed to HIV during sex? In this article, we will follow the journey that HIV takes from the time someone is first exposed to the virus... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Female-to-Female Transmission of HIV

This is an answer from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to a question submitted by the CDC National AIDS Hotline concerning female-to-female sexual transmission of HIV. NAH Question: Female-to-female sexual transmission --... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Slip of Needle Could Cost a Life

Concerned about the dangers of possible disease transmission via accidental needlesticks, some first-responders and other health care professionals are working to change a New York state law that requires a patient's written consent prior to HIV... Read more »
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Mucous membrane question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have a question I hope someone or many people can answer:

Is the entire lip a mucous membrane or just the inside of the lip a mucous membrane? Or is the lip not a mucous membrane at all?


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Question on the methodology of transmission

Posted by Anonymous
Hello and an advance thank you to those who reply!

I have a few relatively complicated questions about the transmission of the HIV virus. First, these "odds" that are quoted, are these concerning the chance of seroconversion assuming that HIV has... Read more »

QUESTION ON TRANSMISSION PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!

Posted by Anonymous




Hello and an advance thank you to those who reply!

I have a few relatively complicated questions about the transmission of
the HIV virus. First, these "odds" that are quoted, are these concerning Read more »

transmission throgh food?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If an HIV + man cut his hand and get some blood onto food, does the person who eats the food(without being aware of the blood) run into risks? Is it still considered to be casual contact? Is the mucous membrane in mouth easily infected? Read more »