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How Do You Contract Hiv And Aids

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contracting hiv/aids

Can you contract hiv/aids from saliva?
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...There have been no documented cases of HIV transmission from saliva or tears;JLS. Read more »

Anal sex and aids (CAN TWO HIV NEGATIVES CONTRACT HIV FROM EACH OTHER?)

my husband and i had unprotected anl sex neither of us have aids or HIV and i we are in a monogomus... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

World Vision Report Finds Young Brides at Risk of Contracting HIV/AIDS

...health information. The report added that "[f]orced sex causes skin and tissue damage that makes a female more susceptible to contracting sexually transmitted infections from her husband." Young brides also typically end their education upon... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

American Social Health Association Loses CDC Contract for HIV/AIDS, STD Hotlines

...mid-1980s and will continue running them for the next three months, according to the Herald-Sun . ASHA has other government contracts, including one for which it is a subcontractor to NIH, according to the Herald-Sun . The organization lost... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Rumor Control: Can I Contract HIV From an Experimental AIDS Vaccine?

...these contain man-made material and therefore are considered safer than live, weakened or even dead virus. Experimental HIV vaccines contain synthetic components only -- no virus is injected into volunteers, and you can't get HIV from them.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

L.A. Times Profiles Several Rwandan Women Who Contracted HIV Through Rape, Not Receiving AIDS Drugs

...several of the "thousands" of Rwandan women who were raped during the country's 1994 massacres and subsequently have tested HIV-positive in "a kind of echo of the genocide." According to Rwandan women's advocacy groups, the scale of the HIV/AIDS... Read more »
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Contracting HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...since we broke up. 2 weeks ago, he contacts me and we've been talking every now and then to this day. He confided in me about contracting an STD from some girl. He didn't tell me exactly what he has. He did give me alot of clues that led me... Read more »

Penis Glans and the risk of contracting HIV

Posted by dopey33, 3 Replies
...penis. I immediately washed my penis with warm water and dry it up. I am concern because online it talks about how you can get HIV if any contaminated fluids goes as far as touching the glans. Please confirm if this is true or not. I have no... Read more »

HIV contraction possible in this scenario?

Posted by Melissa_Rowan, 1 Reply
...wiped my nose with my shirt , my nose in which was sore and raw from a cold. Theoretically if the blood on my shirt was from an HIV+ person and I did wipe my sore and raw nose, is transmission possible? (I didn't have a bloody nose or anything) ... Read more »

My 7 yr anxiety of contracting HIV

Posted by XManifest, 1 Reply
...then in public through my bad skin. I dont feel an AIDS test will help me because this fear comes from within and I will fear contracting it again afetr the test,even when I hear its negative. I know most say, what are the chances. but WHAT IF a... Read more »