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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? Treatment as Prevention 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...
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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 »

Medical Journalist Says Reliance on Condoms Spreads HIV/AIDS

By Gudrun SchultzWASHINGTON, D.C., June 23, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) - A medical journalist has added her voice to claims that the explosion in HIV/AIDS infection rates is directly linked to reliance on condom use as a virus preventative.Writing for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,"Medical journalist?" Hmmm . . . faith-based pseudo-science crack-pot-journalist would be more accurate. Let me quote the stated mission of CRISIS Magazine:"The mission of CRISIS Magazine is to interpret and shape the direction... Read more »

Can cured hep patients spread virus?

Hi. I know someone who was cured of hepatitus c. Their last test showed no detectable trace of the virus. Can they still spread the disease? If they can spread it, are they as infectious as someone who still has the disease? Hope my question...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
No such thing as a dumb question. If you don't know the answer a lot of people also don't know. If the HCV PCR is negative 6 months after stopping therapy then we prounounce the patient cured. If there is no virus then there can be no... Read more »

spreading STD's without symptoms

Can Herpes Type 1 be spread to a second person without a sore in or around the mouth region? How can a person who is a "Carrier" be tested? ...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It is unlikely that herpes simplex virus would be transmitted without symptoms being present, but it is possible. This is called "asymptomatic shedding". When a person has, for instance, a genital herpes infection, he might initially... Read more »
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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 being on toxic drugs? Read more »

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 SOMEONE WHO GOES ON LINE AND MEET PEOPLE AND HAVE SEX WITH THEM& AFTER THEY GET... 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 in these theories than the fact that HIV spread from chimps to humans and throughout the... Read more »