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How Can A Person Contract Hiv

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Can someone contract HIV just by living with the person?

This person lives with two other people and they do not know of their "status" they do not sleep with them or anything close to that they share a bathroom and kitchen and all kitchen ware.....are these unaware people at risk? Also they person has...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, Read more »

Are some people missing a protein required to contract HIV?

Hey Dr. Frascino, thank you for your helpful site. I have a friend who claims that he cannot... Read more »

Question About Testing

Is it possible (if infected) to find out roughly when a person contracted HIV? Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: People Not as Concerned About Contracting HIV

...growing problem. While new drug therapies allow HIV/AIDS patients to live healthier, more productive lives, they have also given people the false impression that contracting the disease is no big deal, said Wainberg. "HIV infection rates... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Failure to Update Nonoxynol-9 Labels to Mention Increased Risk of Contracting HIV Puts People At Risk, GAO Report Says

... FDA 's failure to update the labels of products containing the spermicide nonoxynol-9 to warn of the increased risk of contracting HIV among women who use the products puts consumers at risk, according to a Government Accountability Office ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kenyan First Lady Says Young People Should Not Use Condoms to Avoid Contracting HIV

...encourages condom use among youth to prevent the spread of HIV, Agence France-Presse reports. "Who gave the authority to the young people to be involved in sex before marriage?" Kibaki asked, adding, "Sex is not for people who are still in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

People With HSV-2 Are Probably Two to Three Times More Lkely to Contract HIV

...are warning that genital herpes (HSV-2) -- which is believed to infect an estimated one in eight Australians -- can facilitate HIV infection. Dr. Darren Russell, director of Cairns Sexual Health, said people with HSV-2 are probably two to three... Read more »
Connect With Others

chart with approximate accuracy of HIV antibody ??

Posted by sinso, 2 Replies
...obtain a reliable test result, it is recommended that you wait at least six weeks after your last exposure. A tiny number of people may not test positive for three months. These are generally people with pre-existing immune disorders such as... Read more »

HIV Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...What are the more common ways to contract HIV ? has there been any recording of the Condom Breaking and the person has then contracted HIV ? Has there been any recording Read more »

sorry

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...me with the whole curse ok because im just asking for help, ill seek mental help but do not curse me ok because i dont want hiv im sorry Read more »

how much blood does it take to become positive

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...if you were making out with a girl who was hiv positive, and she realized she was bleeding when you were making out with her, what are the chances the negative person would Read more »