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How Are AIDS Transmitted

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can AIDs be transmitted through sharing earrings?

can AIDs be transmitted through sharing earrings, i only did it once, just curious...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
No. Please direct future HIV related questions to the HIV forum.... Read more »

Can aids transmit through penis skin

Dear DocCould aids transmit through gentle man area skin ?? If period blood touch the gentel man... Read more »

Aids transmitted through semen or vaginal fluids

how is hiv specifically transmitted from a lets say male host to a female host? does contact with... Read more »
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Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

How Do You Talk To Your Partners About HIV/AIDS and Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)?

There is no easy answer concerning how to talk to a partner about HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Although many people find it easy tohave sex, they find it extremely difficult to talk about it. So how does onebegin? The... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

13th International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa Ends Friday Amid Protests

The 13th International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa ended on Friday in Nairobi, Kenya, amid protests organized by the Pan-African AIDS Treatment Access Movement, Reuters reports. In the second protest of the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prechewed Infant Food May Transmit AIDS Virus

A new medical report offers evidence of infants being infected with HIV by eating premasticated food chewed by HIV-positive caregivers. Prechewing food for infants, usually during the weaning period, has been documented in various parts of the... Read more »
The Well Project

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents The Basics Some Sexually Transmitted Diseases to Know About Protecting Yourself and Others The Bottom Line The Basics Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), also called sexually transmittedinfections (STIs), are... Read more »
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COMO SE TRANSMITE EL HIV?

Posted by Janis, 1 Reply
COMO SE TRANSMITE EL HIV?

La infeccin por HIV se produce a travs de tres nicas vas de transmisin:

* TRANSMISION SEXUAL
* TRANSMISION SANGUINEA
* TRANSMISION VERTICAL (madre a hijo)

TRANSMISION SEXUAL:

El HIV puede transmitirse a travs de las relaciones... Read more »

Can HIV be transmitted through Oral sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Can HIV be transmitted through Oral sex? Read more »

Re: Can HIV be transmitted via a nitrous balloon?

Posted by vanessa1013, 1 Reply
(Look for my original post "Can HIV be transmitted via a nitrous balloon?")

Hi there,

Thank you in advance for reading...

I attended a "rave" like party on 8/21/10. At this party, nitrous balloons were being passed around. I took several hits...And now... Read more »

Hiv usually transmitted before people know

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - HIV infection is likely to be transmitted before people are even aware that they are carriers, UK researchers report in the January 3rd issue of AIDS.

"The study demonstrates that a significant proportion of new HIV-1... Read more »