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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...Scotia 902-425-4882 x225 1-800-566-2437 sc@acns.ns.ca www.acns.ns.ca Centre for AIDS Services Montreal (Women) Montreal, Quebec 514-495-0990 direction@casm-mtl.org netrover.com/~casm Ontario Aboriginal HIV/AIDS Strategy Toronto, Ontario 416-944-9481 1-800-743-8851 info@oahas.org www.oahas.org The Teresa Group Toronto, Ontario 416-596-7703 info@teresagroup.ca www.teresagroup.ca Women's Health in...
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possible hiv transmission from hiv+ person with condom being the bottom

I am 20 years old. Last night I had protected anal sex with a guy who is HIV+. I was the bottom and he was the top. I found out after we had sex that he was HIV+ and he said his viral load is undetectable (not sure what that means). I am almost...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
..."proper condom use" in the archives as well. Also, on rare occasions condoms can fail (break).Finally, as for finding out your horizontal mattress mate was positively charged after the wham-bam-thank-you-ma'am, this should't be a major concern if... Read more »

Observations about casual transmission.

Not to beat a dead horse but some observations about the discussion of the public's concerns about "casual" HIV transmission that started when you suggested the young children of an HIV positive father and HIV (so far) negative mother get tested for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...load. In addition, because he was unaware of his HIV positive status absolutely no precautions were taken to prevent possible horizontal transmission to the child. To be more specific there are a number of reasons I recommended testing the kids... Read more »

re. kids testing

Dr. BobRegarding your answer if kids should be tested if the father had Aids but the mother was negative. Is it possible for the children to be positive while their birth mother is negative. I was under the impression that the only way a child could...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tested and was negative. I will take another test in 2 months. His cd4 count was 193 which the doctor told him was statistically AIDS. Our kids are 11,8,7. Do they need to be tested? Also, is it possible that my next test will also be negative?... Read more »

Re: testing the kids

I'm sorry, I'm confused now. If the mother is testing negative now, even if she tests postive in three or six months that indicates the infection was recent or her first test would have been positive; the last child was born 7 years ago, she HAD to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...load. In addition, because he was unaware of his HIV positive status absolutely no precautions were taken to prevent possible horizontal transmission to the child.To be more specific there are a number of reasons I recommended testing the kids... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Associations Among Body Composition, Androgen Levels and Human Immunodeficiency Virus Status in Adolescents

...current study to investigate whether factors influencing body composition may be unique for male and female adolescents with horizontal transmission of HIV. At baseline, researchers conducted anthropomorphic measurements on HIV-infected and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Use of Antiretrovirals for Prevention: PrEP, PEP and ART

...conference Programme-at-a-Glance. Despite years of prevention efforts, HIV incidence has been inadequately controlled and the HIV/AIDS epidemic remains a global public health crisis. The global response has not been sufficient and the current... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...be infected, it can assist in getting early treatment and avoiding infecting others. For more information, refer to " HIV/AIDS among Women Who Have Sex with Women ." Can I get HIV from getting a tattoo or through body piercing? A risk of... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

... Table of Contents How HIV Spreads Methods of Transmission Re-Using and Sharing Needles Unprotected/Unsafe Sex Mother-to-Child Transmission Rare Read more »
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testing for HIV Aids: urgent pls help!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...on the bed. the fluid must have gotten intach with my penis cuz otherwise i wdnt hav contracted ghonorrea. do you think HIV Aids virus can be that 'sly' as the ghonorrea virus have prooved to be? but for sure i din get back i.e din have sex... Read more »

can you get HIV from fingering

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...do you get aids or HIV from fingering? Read more »

hickey

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...is it possible for HIV to be transmitted by getting or giving a hickey? thanks Read more »

I would appreciate your answer

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...a few days ago I had a discuttion to a person with aids.Accidentally, during the conversation, I felt some drops of spit(of the sick person) on my lip.I had a very small breakage, abrasure Read more »