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Hiv Transmission Mucous

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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

Response from Richard Cordova III

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 »

HIV transmitted via nasal mucous?

Hi, if someone has HIV, can they pass it to someone else by wiping a runny nose and then touching... Read more »
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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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV and Its Transmission

Introduction How HIV Is Transmitted HIV in the Environment Households Businesses and Other Settings Kissing Biting Saliva, Tears and Sweat Insects Effectiveness of Condoms Introduction Research has revealed a great deal of valuable... Read more »
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mucous layer

Posted by Anonymous
is it true that if two cuts rubbed toghether they would both have to be at this layer for transmission?? Read more »

eyes ,lights and mucous

Posted by sugar, 2 Replies
my eyes are painful ,especially when bright lights and they stay red. I have mucous in my chest and my doc says nothing is wrong can anyone relate. I have been on atripila for a little over 2 years . I have hep c..but none of this is related to the... Read more »

Possible HIV transmission/infection ???

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hello,

Hope someone can enlighten me on this encounter I had.

I've come across a stranger in the men's public toilet on 21 Apr 99, he was 'sort of' stroking his private parts when I went in.

I occupied the adjacent urinal and was just about to ease... Read more »

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 »