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How Does Hiv Transfer From Person To Person

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HIV transfer

I have been curious to know about these things lately. If a HIV person has mouth sores, can he transfer HIV to other people while sharing water glasses and food items? And can you get HIV by sharing tooth paste with an HIV positive person?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The answers would be no and no. Next question!Dr. Bob 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 »

Can drinking HIV infected urine transfer hiv antibodies?

resubmitted form the Fatigue and Anemia Forum." Can drinking large amounts of urine from an HIV... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...infected blood was exchanged due to bleeding gums or sores in the mouth. Because of this remote risk, it is recommended that individuals who are HIV-infected avoid deep, open-mouth "French" kissing with a non-infected partner, as there is a... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...one-quarter (252,000 to 312,000 persons) are unaware of their HIV status. Because they do not know they are infected, these individuals are unable to benefit from clinical care related to their HIV disease. In addition, some of these people may... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Choosing an HIV Care Provider

...committed to staying up to date. Your relationship with an HIV provider will be better if you are comfortable with each other's personal style and approach to dealing with health issues in general, and HIV in particular. Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

WFP, UNAIDS Work to Improve Nutritional Support Available for People Living With HIV/AIDS

...to make their treatment as effective as possible." "The purpose in the first couple of weeks and months is to make the person as healthy as possible," Bloem said. "So, you need what we call the most nutrient dense food affordable and... 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 Read more »

can you get HIV from fingering

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...do you get aids or HIV from fingering? Read more »

testing for HIV Aids: urgent pls help!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...rolled on the bed. the fluid must have gotten intach with my penis cuz otherwise i wdnt hav contracted ghonorrea. do you think HIV Aids virus can be that 'sly' as the ghonorrea virus have prooved to be? but for sure i din get back i.e din have... Read more »

question about bites

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I got bit by a random person the other night out of nowhere. It was in a bar and it drew blood. I have no idea if this person is infected but what are the Read more »