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How Does Hiv Transfer From Person To Person

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Can hiv be transferred from bodily fluids on a persons hand

hello and good day, i had protected sex with an hiv+ woman ,she told me after we complete the act, periodically i remove the condom to receive oral sex(bj) ,then recovered with a new condom,i'm concern that during removal of the condom that her...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
I would not be concerned. Her hands should not have been able to spread HIV to you. I would get an HIV test now just so you know your status. A repeat test in a month can be done to reassure you that all is well.DW... Read more »

Can hiv be transferred from bodily fluids from a persons hand

hello and good day, i had protected sex with an hiv+ woman ,she told me after we complete the act,... Read more »

Can drinking HIV infected urine transfer hiv antibodies?

Can drinking large amounts of urine from an HIV infected person cause antibodies to HIV to be... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rights Groups Call on Homeland Security Department to Investigate Death of HIV-Positive Person at Immigration Detention Center

The American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California and Human Rights Watch in a letter sent on Monday to the Department of Homeland Security 's Office of Inspector General called on the department to investigate the death of an HIV-positive... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Person Dies in Immigration Detention Center; Family to File Wrongful Death Suit Against Government, Los Angeles Times Reports

A 23-year-old HIV-positive person, Victor Arrelano, recently died while in custody at an immigration detention center in San Pedro, Calif., the Los Angeles Times reports. Arrelano's family plans to file a wrongful death suit against the U.S.... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Personal Perspective: The HIV Merry-Go-Round

My name is Ismael. I'm 44 years old and am incarcerated at the Marcy Correctional Facility in New York. When I was told that I was HIV-positive, at Rikers Island in 1990, I was in denial. It was like I was in a dream I couldn't wake up from. I... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding Your Rights and Responsibilities as an HIV-Positive Person in the Workplace

Table of Contents Introduction Frequent Workplace Questions Rights in the Workplace: Know the Law Taking Care of Yourself at Work Introduction You can do a lot to prevent HIV discrimination at work by learning about your rights... Read more »
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Kissing a HIV- person

Posted by gordon, 9 Replies
Unless I am mistaken if you kiss a person mouth to mouth and one of you is have HIV+ and the HIV+ person has a small cut in the gums or in the mouth area. The suliva with a small potion of blood will be trasmitted, hence making the other person... Read more »

HIV Poz Dating | HIV personals | HIV Support Forum

Posted by pozsingle, 1 Reply is an exclusive H community for people to find other Positive Singles for dating and support. Here you can get on with your life, Dating with HIV, make friends, find love, hope, understanding, information and even more. If you... Read more »

Gay Personals for HIV+'s

Posted by Anonymous
Hey People,

I am 38 years old black male HIV/Aids diagnosis since 1-26-99. I am very lonely. Looking for some personal ads or chat lines on the net that are HIV pos friendly where I could possible meet someone with my status for a serious... Read more »

injection of hiv from hiv positive person

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I was at a party injecting drugs. I shared the needle with 2 other people. Later i found out that the guy i shared the needle with was hiv positive. I know i have to get tested. Is it 100% chance that i am infected since his hiv blood went... Read more »