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How Do You Know If You Really Have Hiv

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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
...Dr. Frascino Hello, Actually, it wasn't a vacation, but thanks I still had an excellent time! Turning now to your question, HIV/AIDS is not transmitted by casual contact, which includes sharing straws, sodas and saliva! Period! See below. Thanks... Read more »

Cont.......I know i have HIV! (ANOTHER "I KNOW I HAVE IT" QUESTION, 2010)

Hello Doc, Once again its me! I know u were expecting a woo-hoo! from me last time when i updated... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Articles on HIV Prevention in U.S.; KNOW HIV/AIDS Launches "The Know is Spreading" Campaign; Fact Sheet on Number of HIV/AIDS Cases in Hurricane-Affected Areas

... " Families Living With HIV ," AIDS Care : M.J. Rotheram-Borus and colleagues from the University of California-Los Angeles write that the HIV/AIDS epidemic's Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Hip-Hop Artist Common to Encourage HIV Testing in KNOW HIV/AIDS Campaign Ads

...service announcements that are the part of the "Knowing is Beautiful" series of the Viacom and Kaiser Family Foundation HIV/AIDS education initiative KNOW HIV/AIDS , AllHipHop.com reports (Hope, AllHipHop.com, 11/15). Viacom and the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Viacom Including HIV Awareness Storylines in Programming Through "KNOW HIV/AIDS" Partnership With Kaiser Family Foundation

...the coming months, the media group Viacom will include HIV awareness storylines in some shows as a part of its " KNOW HIV/AIDS " partnership with the Kaiser Family Foundation , the AP/Long Island Newsday reports (Rhoshalle Littlehohn,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

KNOW HIV/AIDS Campaign Considers Reworking Its Messages After Discovery of Rare HIV Strain

...The " KNOW HIV/AIDS " awareness campaign is "weighing changes" to its messages following last week's announcement of the detection of a rare, drug-resistant Read more »
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Things to know about HIV Transmission

Posted by bartleby, 2 Replies
...Before you worry your head off about HIV, please make sure you understand some basics to see if you if you were at risk. What is HIV? How is HIV transmitted? Read more »

I know I have HIV, no results back

Posted by Redeye77, 2 Replies
...my 4 week 1 day test was taken and still no results. I called 2 days ago and they weren't in yet so my assumption is I have HIV and it's taking so long because they have to confirm my first positive test. Read more »

Things to know about HIV Transmission

Posted by health2010, 1 Reply
...is it true that an hiv test is invalid if the blood drawn for the test is among several drawings of blood duirng the same session for other tests? Read more »

how do i know my hiv results in the navy

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...hello to all, i just want to know how long does it take for me to get my results back from a prior hiv test...im in the navy,overseas and abored a us naval vessel... can anyone please tell me info about this....and how would you Read more »