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How Can Hiv Be Transmitted

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Can HIV be transmitted by an HIV negative person?

My partner and I have been together for 20 years. He became infected in the last 5 years. I have been tested, and have always been negative. His doctor suggested that I could be a "carrier" of HIV. I did not know that this was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Can HIV be transmitted by an HIV negative person? Nope. Your partner's doctor is how should I put this politely? wrong! If your partner is HIV positive, he should be under the care of an HIV specialist. You both also must take all... Read more »

can hiv be transmitted this way

i know that hiv can not be transmitted through salivia but i was wondering what the chances might... Read more »

HIV transmited

Can a person test negative for hiv after two years of being infected?... Read more »
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HIV i-Base

Guide to HIV, Pregnancy and Women's Health: How HIV Is Transmitted to a Baby

Some Terms Used in This Section in utero is within the uterus or womb before the start of labour Intrapartum means occurring during delivery (labour or child birth). Placenta is a temporary organ that develops in pregnancy and joins the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Belief That HIV Transmitted Mainly Through Sex in India "Inconsistent With Evidence," Study Says

The Indian government's assumption that HIV in the country is transmitted mainly through sex, especially with commercial sex workers, is "inconsistent with evidence and very likely wrong," according to a study published in the November issue of the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Can Be Transmitted Through Pre-Chewed Food, Researchers Say

HIV can be transmitted to infants through food that is pre-chewed by an HIV-positive parent or caregiver, CDC researchers said Wednesday at the 15th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in Boston, the New York Times reports.... Read more »
TheBody.com

Study Estimates HIV Is Transmitted During 1 in 900 Acts of Unprotected Heterosexual Sex

A person living with HIV will transmit the virus, on average, once out of every 900 acts of unprotected heterosexual sex. At least, this is the estimate based on a study of mixed-status couples in Africa , published on Jan. 11 in the Journal of... Read more »
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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 »

Can HIV be transmitted through Oral sex?

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

Can HIV be transmitted this way?

Posted by jacob123, 2 Replies
I know ive asked a similar question but it still paranoids me. Lets say a s small amount of HIV+ blood went in the water(not visible). Then 10 minutes later, someone drinks that water. What are the chances of catching HIV? Because i was playing... Read more »

Can HIV be transmitted via a nitrous balloon?

Posted by vanessa1013, 3 Replies
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 I am wondering if there is any chance I can get HIV from sharing a balloon. Read more »