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How HIV Is Spread

Requirements for Transmission to Occur Where Is HIV Found in the Body? Infectious "Bodily Fluids" Possibly Infectious "Bodily Fluids" Non-Infectious "Bodily Fluids" Ways of Preventing HIV From Entering the Body Ways in which HIV Is Transmitted Sexual Routes of Transmission Non-Sexual Routes of Transmission Mother to Child Transmission Ways in Which HIV Is...
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Bolds spread on the body

I know a long time drug user, begain to have bolds on his body. what do this mean. is this a sign of HIV. PLEASE RESPOND...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I am not sure if you mean boils or other type of skin lesion. Boils (localized skin absesses) are not a common manifestation of HIV Infection and are not very specific= not usually a sign of HIV infection. KH... Read more »

Question #1: acne and aidsQuestion #2: Question about the spreading of A.I.D.S and Diabetes?

Hi. Since it seems that acne can be broken by hard rubbing or other picking, would it be possible that blood-borne diseases such as HIV could be transmitted by close contact with a person that has one of these diseases and a lot of acne? What kind...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your questions. Both of these questions deal withbreakdowns in the integrity of the skin. Simply put, if there is anybreakdown in the integrity of the skin, and a high risk body fluid likeblood, semen, or vaginal secretions gets... Read more »

HIV spread by blade used by barbers?

I am scared whether HIV/AIDS can be spread by the blade used by the barbers. I got a cut by that way and I am curious whether it can be spread like that? Your prompt attention will be greatly appreciated. Thank you very much for your advice....
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
HIV really does not live outside of the body long enough for transmission to occur this way. See the response to Transmission through shaving.I have never heard of infection happening this way. You can always ask your barber if he sterilizes his... Read more »

FOLLOW UP HIV SPREAD FROM FOOD PREPARED BY HIV+ person

Thank you for responding to my question "HIV SPREAD FROM FOOD PREPARED BY HIV+ person" yesterday. I do appreciate and value your time. The situation is actually my child who ate a hot dog handled by a person that got the blood on the...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
When we discuss HIV transmission we always have to discuss broad possibilities. In an abstract sense what you need to transmit HIV is virus and an opening for it to get into the body. Yes, both of these were potentially present in the circumstance... Read more »
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Is the triple cocktail helping to spread AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I've written what is currently the only computer application solely dedicated to the mathematical analysis of HIV. It's called HIV pathogenesis modeler, and can be downloaded at:
http://www.agmh.org/softw.htm

While using the SI model in the program, I... Read more »

Stop AIDS denialists from spreading their message!

Posted by Robert1, 3 Replies
Denialism is getting some attention again.

Brent Leung and David Syner who made a silly film called The House of Numbers <http://houseofnumbers.com> will be on the Derek and Romaine show Monday August 31. http://www.siriusoutq.com/

Their... Read more »

spread aids................ NICE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by daisey6205, 5 Replies
just a note to update you all.
it has been a hell of a long i have traveled in the last year and a half. i have come to realize that the best friends i have are the ones i have never even met... those here that continually pray for my safety and... Read more »

In 80's, Fear Spread Faster Than AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
The New York Times, June 15, 2001, Page B1

The Big City: In 80's, Fear Spread Faster Than AIDS

By JOHN TIERNEY

IN July of 1988, at the height of the AIDS epidemic, the estimated number
of cases in New York City suddenly plummeted. The city health... Read more »