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How Does One Get HIV

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American Academy of HIV Medicine

AAHIVM Reaffirms Support for Routine HIV Testing, Calls Upon All Medical Providers to Perform at Least One HIV Test on National HIV Testing Day June 27

Washington, D.C. -- With the overhaul of the nation's health care system at center stage for the White House, the Congress and the country, the American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM), on National HIV Testing Day 2009, affirms its commitment to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Survey Finds Number of HIV-Positive People in China Have Become Resistant to at Least One HIV Drug

More than 17% of HIV-positive patients in 28 China provinces developed resistance to at least one available HIV/AIDS drug by 2006 and 2007, Chinese government researchers announced at the XVII International AIDS Conference in Mexico City, Reuters ... Read more »
TheBody.com

HIV News & Views: Antiretroviral Pipeline Update; Give Your Inner Critic a Break; "Day One With HIV"; and More

HIV News & Views, April 18, 2013 - TheBody.com April 18, 2013 Top Stories at TheBody.com Read Past Newsletters Change/Update Subscription BLOG CENTRAL Philip D.: My Inner Critic Takes a Holiday ... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Can one get hiv infection when pt. urine exposure

I was exposed to the urine of a pt with hiv who has only been on med's 2 weeks, had a tear in my glove and his urine entered my cut in finger which was bleeding.Should I take hiv meds for a month I am negative....
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Thanks for writing in. This incident posed NO RISK. There are only four fluids that are capable of transmitting the virus. They are:1. Semen2. Vaginal secretions3. Blood4. Breast MilkIn health,Richard... Read more »

how could one tell if HIV virus gone?

Are there any lab tests to know definately if HIV virus totally gone--has this ever happened?...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
The one patient that has been discussed in the news from Berlin, appears to have cleared the infection. This however, is after chemotherapy and a bone marrow transplant from a special donor who has cells that are immune to HIV infection. Very... Read more »

Nwe one: HIV in female ejaculate?

First, this site, and you specifically are the greatest. Where do I donate? My question, I believe, is a new one (I searched the archives). Is the HIV concentration in female ejaculate known? I had extremely amazing sex with a multi-orgasmic...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,From my understanding, there is still some disagreement whether or not female ejaculation exists. I do not know of any studies that have attempted to quantitate HIV viral load in these fluids. It's hard enough to find gals who gush, let... Read more »

dating some one with HIV

For the past 3 weeks I've been dating a guy who is HIV positive. There's been no sexual intercourse involved in our relationship but things are getting serious between him and I. I guess what I am trying to get at here is we both have...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
From your description, I'm not clear what the issues are. I understand that your friend is HIV positive, but what was your heated conversation about? You've only known each other for 3 weeks. What don't you agree about? Do you have... Read more »
Connect With Others

If you have lost a loved one to HIV/AIDS ....

Posted by Marjorie
or complications directly or in-directly to AIDS .... as we have .... and would like to add them to our *Virtual AIDS Memorial Collage Website* please visit us at;
www.virtualaidscollage.com

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Does any one got HIV using a condom???

Posted by Leonadi, 3 Replies
I had protected sex with a girl i just knew is positive. I always swear a condom. Does anyone here got the virus even when used a properly condom???? For last 3 months, after i knew this, i have my tongue totally yellow/white and have a terrible bad... Read more »

Any one use a HIV dating site successfully?

Posted by GentNearMelrose, 9 Replies
Eventually some of us grow up and figure things out. That's where I'm at.

I am some one that is intelligent, secure, and very resilient. I see life as being filled with many wonderful blessing and as a real chance to experience bliss as much as... Read more »

Any one got HIV using condom????

Posted by Arruinado, 3 Replies
I had protected sex with a girl i just knew is positive. I always swear a condom. Does anyone here got the virus even when used a properly condom???? For last 3 months, after i knew this, i have my tongue totally yellow/white and have a terrible bad... Read more »