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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

... How Do You Get Infected With HIV? How Can You Protect Yourself and Others? What If I've Been Exposed? The Bottom Line How Do You Get Infected With HIV? The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is not spread easily. You can only get HIV if you get infected blood or sexual fluids into your system. You can't get it from mosquito bites, coughing or sneezing, sharing household items, or swimming in the same pool as someone with...
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spread by birth

my father has hepetitis B, and C and I was born after he had a blood tranIs it possible that I have it?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Spread of hepatitis B or C at birth is dependent on the infection status of your mother. You should have testing to be certain. Read more »

Can you receive a blow job w/o spreading herpes??

During the time of no outbreak is it possible to not spread the disease to my girlfriend?? Because she's always trying to give me head but I always pull her up and tell her no. So can I allow this to happen??
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Herpes virus can indeed be transmitted even when no symptoms are present.Dr. Bob Read more »

would hiv spread through shaking

I work in a hospital, when a hiv patient was going to fall, I helped her, she grab my hands at that time. Is it okay, would it spread like that
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,If HIV/AIDS was spread through a mere handshake, I personally would have infected over a dozen people today alone. Does that answer your question???Dr. Read more »

Can HPV spread to your breasts and infect breastfeeding children?

I need to know if HPV can spread to your breasts. If so, can it infect the child I am breastfeeding?
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...It is not known if papillomavirus can be spread through breastfeeding; JLS. Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Fears for Aborigines in Spread of HIV

... HIV is increasingly being spread among indigenous Australians by injection drug users (IDUs), according to a presentation at the recent Australasian HIV/AIDS Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zambia Seeks to Criminalize Deliberate AIDS Spread

...The government of Zambia last week said it would introduce a law making the deliberate spread of HIV/AIDS a crime punishable by up to 20 years in jail. If enacted, the legislation would be the first such law in Africa. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Russia: Moscow's Mayor Links Gays to Spread of AIDS

...STDs. "We have banned, and will ban, the propaganda of sexual minorities' opinions because they can be one of the factors in the spread of HIV infection," said Yuri Luzhkov. "Some home-grown democrats consider that sexual minorities are a major... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...sufficient to transmit the virus. Donating Blood Sterilized needles are always used in taking blood from donors, so HIV is not spread in this manner. Swimming Pools and Hot Tubs The chemicals used in swimming pools and hot tubs would... Read more »
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KNOWING SPREADING HIV AROUND

Posted by Jazzy1973, 5 Replies
...wHY DO PEOPLE KEEP GOING AROUND SPREADING THIS TO EACH OTHER KNOWING U HAVE THIS? wHY CAN'T SOME ONE FIND SOME ONE THAT HAS HIV TOO? QUESTIONS I ASS BECAUSE I KNOW Read more »

Researchers Halt Spread Of HIV With RNAi

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 1 Reply
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/117656.php sorry guys this just sounded real promising so i posted it here Read more »

Man who spreads lies about HIV origins

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Here's one crazy man who's spreading lies about HIV, particularly in the black community: http://www.all-natural.com/horo-3.html I guess it's easier to believe Read more »

Why does HIV continue to spread?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...I saw a report on my local TV station that said that HIV continues to spread in American cities. Why aren't young people heeding the message and using condoms? Is unprotected sex worth a life time of Read more »