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Tracking of virus in case of a trial for HIV-transmission

HiI live in a country, Norway, where transmission of HIV - willed or by accident - is a crime. I'm thus worried that I might end up i court if a condom should burst. That said, there has been few trials, but it's still worrisome. I thus wonder if it...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello to you in Norway,Detailed genetic testing can sometimes determine the source of one's HIV. This requires testing of both the "patient" and the "source(s)".Be well,BY Read more »

The begining of HIV or HTLV-III.

Dr. Robert, from internet based search I have found that HIV was recognized on 1st of December,... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nipple Shield That Deactivates HIV Prevents Virus Transmission During Breastfeeding, BBC News Reports

... A nipple shield that disinfects milk as it leaves the breast has shown to prevent mother-to-child HIV transmission, BBC News reports. Devised by Stephen Gerrard, a University of Cambridge engineer, the shield employs a detergent Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Herpes Drug That Lowers HIV Virus in Patients' Blood Does Not Reduce Transmission Rates, Study Finds

... "Treating herpes in people who are also infected with HIV does not reduce the chances that they will pass on the AIDS virus," according to a study published last week in the New England Journal of Medicine , the New York Times ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Most HIV Cases Traced to Transmission of Single Virus, Study Finds

... Most HIV cases can be traced to the transmission of a single virus, according to a study published online Monday in the Proceedings of Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Anti-HIV Drugs Slash Risk of Virus Transmission by 92 Percent

... A newly published study's results provide perhaps the strongest evidence to date that the drugs used to treat HIV also prevent its spread. In a trial involving heterosexual couples where one partner was HIV-infected and the other was not, Read more »
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AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
Very interesting read while he went through some hardships doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant. ... Read more »

please anwer me, oral sex with HIV+ woman

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...crying and broken down. i remember more other information. in that bad time, i had a scalded wound on my right foot. i wonder HIV virus can transmiss through my would? when the girl just finished blood test, i am crazy use the nail of my thumb... Read more »

Re: Re: re: Help me, oral sex with HIV+ woman

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...crying and broken down. i remember more other information. in that bad time, i had a scalded wound on my right foot. i wonder HIV virus can transmiss through my would? when the girl just finished blood test, i am crazy use the nail of my thumb... Read more »

Could HIV virus still survive after normal laundry

Posted by sushi77, 2 Replies
...the pants were contaminated by a HIV positive guy's blood, could this normal washing and drying cycle that I used kill all the HIV virus? Should I discard the pants? Thanks for your help. Read more »