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How Do You Transfer Hiv Disease

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"Can blood with disease "jump"/transfer from object to object?"

Hi Erik,I was checking out at a store and I saw the clerk touch slightly dry blood on the counter and then proceeded to touch all the items that I purchased. (I am certain it was blood.) If the blood had HIV or Hep C, can I get either by touching...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for the question,There is <b>no risk</b> from what you're talking about for HIV or Hepatitis C. They would both need a way to get in your body. Also, and more importantly, there would actually have to be something to transmit... Read more »

Does this mean i cant transfer the HIV virus?

Dear Bob, Just saw an update from http://www.thebody.com/updates/2007-03-01.html Herpes Treatment... Read more »

transfer celiacs ?

My friend has celiac terribly. We had anal sex. Unprotected and I was wondering if its a... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Evaluating Cash Transfers as a Tool to Combat HIV/AIDS

In this post in the Center for Global Development's (CGD) "Global Health Policy" blog, Amanda Glassman, director of global health policy and a research fellow at the center, and Denizhan Duran, a research assistant at the center, examine several... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Health Outcomes for Young Adults With Perinatally Acquired HIV Infection Following Transfer to Adult Services

Globally there are an estimated 2.1 million children under 15 infected with HIV. In the UK, the Collaborative HIV Paediatric Study (CHIPS) estimates the number of HIV-positive children to be 1,645 as of March 2010. Of these, 65% are over 10 years. A... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Transplacental Transfer of Atazanavir and Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia

Results from a study evaluating the transplacental transfer of atazanavir (ATV) and the incidence of hyperbilirubinaemia in ATV exposed neonates were presented at the 14th International Workshop on Clinical Pharmacology. In this analysis, foetal... Read more »
AIDS United

Transfer for ADAP Made, but With Costs to Ryan White Program

Dr. Laura Cheever, the Acting Associate Administrator of the HIV/AIDS Bureau at Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA) hosted a short conference call this week to review the $50 million 2011 World AIDS Day funding transfer that President... Read more »
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HERE'S TO YOUR HEALTH-WHAT I KNOW ABOUT DISEASE

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
FIRST OF ALL,WHO AM I?MY NAME IS GUY TARANTOLO.I STUDIED CHIROPRACTIC FORMALLY FROM 1972 TO 1975.
MID INTO MY SENIOR YEAR AND BURNT OUT BY STUDIES,PARTYING,AND ENJOYING LIFE TO THE BEST OF MY ABILITY IN THE MIDST OF A VIOLENT DEGENERATING WORLD.I... Read more »

4 stages to HIV disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
AMFAR AIDS HANDBOOK (Chapter 4, Page 53 )

There are four stages to HIV disease

1) Acute Infection Stage (500-1200 CD4s)- begins immediately after hiv enters the body and starts multiplying in infected cells. Acute infection ends about 2-6 weeks... Read more »

HIV a DISEASE or a CONDITION

Posted by Survivor, 4 Replies
SO WHAT IS IT???

This is a very intersting question is it not...? Pharma says it's a Condition, others +ve and -ve say its a disease and or condtion..

WHATS THE BLOODY ANSWER!?!?!?!

"Oh Eric, I am so sorry for you, thats a horrible disease." Read more »

Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Peter Staley formerly of AIDSMEDS (now owned by Poz Magazine) agrees with the new LA Public Service Announcements that stress HIV is a gay disease.

Here is the article that critizes these ads.

HIV Ads Embrace, and Stun, Audience
By Sharon Bernstein,... Read more »