Hiv Transmission Myths
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Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesHIV transmission cannot be prevented by bathing after sex. The best method to reduce the risk of transmission during sex is to use condoms. See <a href=http://www.thebody.com/whatis/basics.html#myths target=_new>Myths About HIV and... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHiThank you for your comments. I'm honored to be a part of The Body and answering questions for folks!1. Fingering carries an even lower risk than oral and oral sex carries one of the lowest risk of HIV transmission. 2. HIV begins to die once... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,You're wondering if two HIV uninfected people could get HIV having unprotected sex with each other!?!? Once again a QTND (question that never dies) rises like a phoenix from the ashes. See below for the ATNC (answer that never changes).Dr.... Read more »
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Busted! Georgia Prison Study Shakes Down Some HIV Myths
by Laura Whitehorn
April 26, 2006A new study tracking HIV through the Georgia prison system is busting some myths about life behind bars and raising questions about... Read more »
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Posted by eeek, 3 RepliesI am so confused, I keep reading different things about whether or not kissing is a risk. Does anyone have the final word on this. I kissed someone 4 1/2 weeks ago, did not notice any blood at the time but had drank way too much so somewhat... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesBeing a senior in high school, many times "peer pressure" can get to you. But I have been blessed with good parents and have been a big factor in my growing up. I have never done drugs, never gotten drunk, and have done great in school. I have... Read more »
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