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How Do People Know They Have Hiv

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

More People Must Know HIV Status to Further Progress Global Fight Against HIV/AIDS, Tobias Says

The number of people who know their HIV status must "dramatically increas[e]" for the global fight against HIV/AIDS to "further progress," U.S. Ambassador Randall Tobias, head of the State Department Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator ,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Marion County, Ind., Officials Charge Five People With Knowingly Selling Their HIV-Positive Blood Plasma

Officials in Marion County, Ind., on Thursday charged five people with allegedly selling their blood plasma despite knowledge of their HIV-positive status -- the first such cases in the county, the Indianapolis Star reports. The infected plasma,... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Ten Things People With HIV Should Know About Syphilis

Figure 1. Syphilis sore on penis. (From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Public Health Image Library [PHIL], Susan Lindsley.) Figure 2. Syphilis sores on soles of feet. (From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention... Read more »
Ask the Experts

saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get HIV from an infected partners saliva on my anus?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Saliva is not considered to be an HIV transmission risk unless it contains visible blood. See below.Dr. BobDr. Bob, very worried. Saliva came in touch with open wound,Nov 14, 2007 Dr. Bob, An escort was licking my face, later i realised that i... Read more »

i want to know about how to spread hiv from infected people

sir,i am from india.i go for one prostiute in(20/6/2013)but i am not sex with her.but i insert my penis into her mouth so i want know there is any possible for spreading hiv and when i take hiv test....
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HIOral sex carries the lowest risk of HIV transmission. If this is your only risk factor and you were the one receiving the oral sex your risk is extremely small. It is even reasonable to state that for the person receiving oral sex (that is on... Read more »

PEOPLE WITH OCD STOP MAKING YOUR SELF GO CRAZY ITS HARD I KNOW I HAVE OCD AND WENT THROUGH A HELL OF A TIME WORRING ABOUT HIV/AIDS

Hi Im 21 years old have had unprotected sex as a young teen you could say i was very curios and experaminted alot as horney teen. i also have obsessive compolsive disorder (ocd)when i learned about Aids i went crazy for years discovered dr.Bob three...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Future Doc,Thanks for your post and taking the time to share your experience. The whole shebang (he-bang, she-bang, bang-bang-bang, whatever) is not uncommon in horned-up teens, tweens, X-gens, Y-gens or even 30 and/or 40-somethings. So... Read more »

benefits of knowing (pick me) (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU, 2009) ( IS IT BETTER TO GET HIV TESTED OR NOT TO KNOW, 2009)

In short I am afraid of perhaps being hiv positive. I was in a relationship for two years with someone and kind of left condoms out of the equation without testing. He didn't seem to be high risk having had a previous hiv test and 5 sexual...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,In essence you're wondering about the "benefits of knowing." See below. I've addressed this issue recently.Regarding a cure for HIV, we have an entire chapter devoted to that topic in the archives of this forum. I have... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 »

I would like to know poz people

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi guy, i am hiv positive for 5 years, and i would like to know people like me, maybe we can help each other. I Live in Dc area. But if somebody want to make a good friend, just write me an email to latino75@msn.com
Good luck for eveyone, and stay... Read more »

HIV Dating, HIV Community, HIV Positive Dating, Meet people with HIV, HIV chatting room

Posted by JoJo1234
I'm Laurry and benylove2002 which to said thank you for joining the two of as together I join HIVromances.com on January 2013 after two months I meet Beny from then thing's are being good me I hoping to take it to the next level. Thank you so much.

G... Read more »

My dad has HIV, but he doesn't know I now know......

Posted by ibookg414, 5 Replies
Well, I just recently found out my gay dad is HIV positive, but he doesn't know that I know. I was over at his house recently (my parents are divorced) (im 18, he's 50) and I opened 1 drawer, which I had no clue was his medicine cabinet, saw all... Read more »