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How Easy To Transmit Hiv To Toddler

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Toddler transmition of HIV

My daughter is doing foster caser for a child who may be HIV due to birth parents severe drug addiction. THe child is not potty trained, has severe nose mucus issues due to chronic infection and is a serial biter. She has bitten everyone in the...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou're right to be concerned as a grandma and rest assured this is not a way for HIV transmission to occur!HIV transmission can only occur when there is a direct and prolonged exposure to body fluids, semen, vaginal fluid, blood or mother to... Read more »

Toddler

Other then sex, and needles, could my toddler be infected in anyways? please tell me the ways, and... Read more »

can you transmit hiv in others ways

i have been diagonosed as a possible elite controller i have been postive for 8 yr with an... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV "Cure" in Toddler Offers "Global Hope"

Johns Hopkins Children's Center pediatrician Dr. Deborah Persaud reported at the 2013 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections that a Mississippi toddler is "functionally cured" of HIV. Duplicating the functional cure with other... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

South African High Court Rules in Favor of Nursery School That Rejected HIV-Positive Toddler; Appeal Planned

South Africa's High Court on Wednesday ruled that a Johannesburg nursery school "acted reasonably" when it deferred admission to an HIV-positive four-year-old girl, South Africa's Business Day reports (Kahn, Business Day , 10/22). Karen... Read more »
U.S. Public Health Service's Office on Women's Health

Gonorrhea -- Easy to Read

Q. What is gonorrhea? ("gon-o-ree-a") A. Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted disease (STD). This means that it is a disease that you get by having sex with someone who already has gonorrhea. The disease is caused by bacteria. Gonorrhea may... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

How Do You Talk To Your Partners About HIV/AIDS and Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)?

There is no easy answer concerning how to talk to a partner about HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Although many people find it easy tohave sex, they find it extremely difficult to talk about it. So how does onebegin? The... Read more »
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TRANSMITTING HIV TO NEWBORN TWINS/NEED ADVISE?????

Posted by Jessie, 3 Replies
I recently had my husband come to me, upset, crying and concerned about his brothers two newborn twins and the fact that me and my husband are both HIV+. Apparently, the brother confronted my husband about being with the newborns and washing his... Read more »

how easy does it spread

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had unprotected sex with a girl about 4 years ago, and the sex lasted only 2 minutes(i know I am sad, I was drunk). Lets say if she is affected with HIV, what is the % I will get the HIV from her.

THanks for the help.


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BBC NEWS:Online dating for people with sexually transmitted infection

Posted by Hellen, 1 Reply


Dating can often be fraught with uncertainty and self-consciousness. For those with incurable sexually transmitted infections (STIs), are tailored websites the answer for people nervous of telling potential partners about their condition?


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Is easy bruising a symptom of acute hiv?

Posted by xrayvison, 4 Replies
I just seems like im noticing one thing after the next. I am freaked out. I tested negative a few days ago and my last encounter with someone of unknown hiv status was in march. please help Read more »