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How Does A Straight Man Contract Hiv

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human saliva. contracting hiv

hi doc. i was at a club lastnight i was tlking to a friends that has been tested positive for hiv aids could i contract aids if say she was talkind and spit alittle in my eye???? this may be a stupid question but in illiterate to the whole thing
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...No, talking to someone in a club will not transmit HIV. Read more »

can dogs contract hiv from humans (DOGS AND HIV, 2008)

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My husband got HIV from an infected Man or Woman?

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HIV/AIDS in Black America: The Uphill Battle

...that is ravaging the black community." So what exactly is fueling the flames? There is no one answer. It's a combination of many factors: Poverty and economic instability . Institutionalized racism. Lack of quality health care, poor access to... Read more »
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Uncovered: Human Need vs. Condoms

...unprotected aka bareback sex in the note that I sent back to him. Because of the fear and shame that was created around HIV/AIDS in the 1980s, because the virus was so virulent and people were dying, and because the evolution of the messaging was... Read more »
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HIV Transmission

...get HIV from getting a tattoo or through body piercing? Can HIV be transmitted by kissing? Can HIV be transmitted by human bite? Can HIV be transmitted by being scratched? Can HIV be transmitted by being spit on by an HIV-infected... Read more »
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Being a straight man in the world of HIV

Posted by poztrainer, 6 Replies
...men and women, and one of the men commented that when he tells somebody that he is gay, they automatically think that he has AIDS. I replied "that's interesting, because when I tell somebody that I'm HIV+, they automatically think that I'm gay".... Read more »

Worried After One Night Stand

Posted by adviceformeplz, 1 Reply
...I am a female, 26 years old. On Friday night I had drunken unprotected sex with a man (stupid mistake). He is an acquaintance, not a perfect stranger ... white male who is currently in the Army but not deployed. Read more »

scared to date + men, scared to date - too

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Although I know it is possible for men to contract HIV from women...I also know that the statistics are much lower than they are for men contracting from other men or drug use. I Read more »

Hiv testing effectiveness please answer quick

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I just found out the tests I've been taking are called Hiv chromotography, are these as sensitive as the elisa method? Read more »