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How Difficult Is It To Catch Hiv

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could i catch hiv from my own semen (CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV/AIDS)

i just want to know that if put my own semen on a sex toy and insert it in to me can i catch hiv/aids?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your question once again demonstrates the urgent need for age-appropriate sex education in our schools (and the equal urgent need for you to have a real date with a real person, rather than an inanimate object purchased at Good Vibrations Sex... Read more »

What's more difficult to obtain? A catchy title or HIV?

Dr Bob,I thought I would conduct my own piece of literary time-wasting for you, concerning a couple... Read more »

can a person catch hiv from virgins ??

can a person catch hiv/aids from having unprotected anal sex with multiple virgins ? or an... Read more »
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When I Started HIV Meds: Step by Step on a Difficult Road

Lillibeth Gonzalez I was diagnosed with HIV in July 1992. Before starting HIV treatment, my T cells were 868 and I was in great shape, but I was angry at myself for trusting my husband and not wearing protection. I thought I was going to die,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Talking, Writing About Living With HIV/AIDS Difficult, Valuable, Journalist Says

"[E]ven 25 years into the HIV/AIDS pandemic," talking and writing openly about living with HIV is difficult for many men who have sex with men and "can get a person killed in some parts of the world," John-Manuel Andriote, a journalist who has... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Locating HIV-Positive Orphans in Togo Difficult Because of "Stigma," Opinion Piece Says

The "stigma" attached to HIV/AIDS in Togo makes it difficult to locate and distribute international aid to HIV-positive orphans in the country, Peace Corps volunteer Jean-Marc Gorelick writes in a Christian Science Monitor opinion piece. At the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

TB Becoming Difficult to Treat in Vietnam Because of TB/HIV Coinfection, Health Official Says

Tuberculosis is becoming more difficult to treat in Vietnam because 10% of people living with the disease also are HIV-positive, according to statistics from the National TB Control Program, the Vietnam News reports. "The HIV/AIDS epidemic is one... Read more »
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Kaiser making it difficult to get HIV drugs in OC

Posted by Drm, 1 Reply

I was just diagnosed with HIV and based on my income, qualify for ADAP the funded plan to help low income people with their medications. This program will assist with my co-pays. The doctor at Kaiser suggested I enroll in the program. After... Read more »

Just how difficult it is to get HIV...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Go to this internet site and read about this love story (if that is what you want to call it) and find out how truly difficult it is to contract HIV. Yes you are playing with roulette each time you have unprotected sex with some stranger, but for... Read more »

Can I catch HIV this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am really worried about an incident that happened 10 months ago and am freaking out over whether I could have caught HIV infection.

I was using a public bathroom and by accident the crotch of my underwear touched the toilet seat. I didn't think... Read more »

Can you catch hiv from this encounter

Posted by kris, 2 Replies
I have a friend who is hiv positive he has been so for ten years but I just found out recently. I have some anxiety about germs in general so I dont shake hands. I always give people fist bumps. But I am growing concerned becasue I gave him a Fist... Read more »