How Can I Prevent Sexual Transmission Of Hiv
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Dangerous Intersection of Drug Use and Sexual HIV Transmission Points to Critical Need for Comprehensive HIV Prevention Among Drug UsersSharing needles for drug injection is a well known route of HIV transmission, yet injection drug use contributes to the epidemic's spread far beyond the circle of those who inject. People who have sex with an injection drug user (IDU) also are at... Read more »
Indicators for Sexual HIV Transmission Risk Among People in Thailand Attending HIV Care: the Importance of Positive PreventionThe importance of including HIV-positive people in prevention programs is underscored by the fact that "almost half of all new HIV infections in Thailand occur among low-risk partners of people infected with HIV," the authors noted in introducing... Read more »
Changes in Sexual Behavior and Risk of HIV Transmission After Antiretroviral Therapy and Prevention Interventions in Rural UgandaThe authors conducted a prospective cohort study to assess changes in risky sexual behavior and estimated HIV transmission from HIV-infected adults in rural Uganda after six months of antiretroviral therapy (ART). Between May 2003 and December... Read more »
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,There is no question that being on effective combination antiretroviral therapy that drives HIV plasma viral load to undetectable levels significantly decreases the risk of HIV transmission. However, and this is a very big however, it does not... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,1.I've discussed the sexual transmission of hepatitis C many times in this forum. Check the archives! As an example, I'll reprint below some information form the archives pertaining to this topic. 2.If someone is infected with several... Read more »
Chicago Black Gay Mens CaucusThanks for your question,Believe it or not, you're not the first person to bring up this question. However, rest assured that there is <b>no risk</b> from the situation that you've described. Only professionals who have been... Read more »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramThank you for your question.The issue of reinfection has been reviewed in a previous posting (HIV POSITIVE COUPLE CONTINUING SEX). In addition to that posting, I would like to review with you some recently published information regarding sexual... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI've heard that the only people who need to test beyond the standard 3 month window are IV drug users.
So here's a good question: What if someone had a risky sexual encounter with an IV drug user (HIV+ because of drug use)? Would that mean they... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI need to ascess my risk for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases. 6 days ago, I met up with this man that I had chatted to online and we had unprotected sex.
There was a lot of open mouth kissing and fondling. He proceeded to masturbate... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHi there,
I am getting a little more worried. During the summer I was seeing someone. We didn't have intercourse, but there was a couple of dates where we did a lot of open mouth kissing and I did receive a blowjob from her for a couple of minutes... Read more »
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HIV Prevention: What you need to know!
Twenty three years since I first began to witness the horrific illnesses and deaths caused by HIV and still today, very few people have an understanding of HIV. The world population is ignorant about HIV! We... Read more »
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