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How Is AIDS Transmitted Person To Person

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Older Persons’ Exclusion From Sexually Transmitted Disease Risk-Reduction Clinical Trials

On Monday, Zimbabwean Minister of Health David Parirenyatwa called on HIV/AIDS patients to buy their medicines only from registered pharmacies, clinics, and hospitals. Drug shortages linked to the country's economic crisis have resulted in AIDS... Read more »
U.S. Department of Justice

The Americans With Disabilities Act and the Rights of Persons With HIV/AIDS to Obtain Occupational Training and State Licensing

Q: What is the ADA? A: The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) gives Federal civil rights protections to individuals with disabilities similar to those provided to individuals on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, and... Read more »
AIDS National Interfaith Network

The Religious Community, AIDS Ministries and Prevention: One Person's Opinion

People often ask, "Why isn't 'the church' more involved in AIDS prevention?" I take that to mean that they are referring to the entire religious community in America, not just the Christian Church. It's always difficult to answer this question in a... Read more »
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can hiv +persons with undetected viral loads transmit virus

My question is one that stems from an incident where my child reopened a sore on her father who was diagnosed with full blown aids 1 1/2 ago . She reopened the sore by picking at it . His viral load at this time was undetectable ,is she still at...
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
Transmission of HIV from the exposure you describe, would be extremely unlikely. Although recent papers have described no transmission of HIV heterosexually, when one person was infected with a viral load <1,500/ml and the other person was not... Read more »

Is the saliva of person at "window period" riskier than saliva of persons out of that period? (SALIVA)

Dear Dr Bob,First, I would like to express my appreciation to your continuous effort to help all of us finding the truth about HIV. I have found nearly all of your posts on "saliva" but it seems my following question has not been asked...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Saliva does not transmit HIV, unless it contains visible HIV-tainted blood. This includes "saliva of all stages." The only potential exception involves infants ingesting pre-chewed food from an HIV-positive mom. (See below.)Dr. BobWHAT... Read more »

Can HIV be transmitted by an HIV negative person?

My partner and I have been together for 20 years. He became infected in the last 5 years. I have been tested, and have always been negative. His doctor suggested that I could be a "carrier" of HIV. I did not know that this was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Can HIV be transmitted by an HIV negative person? Nope. Your partner's doctor is how should I put this politely? wrong! If your partner is HIV positive, he should be under the care of an HIV specialist. You both also must take all... Read more »

Can a person be born with Hiv or aids

Hello...Can a person be born with hiv or aids if their mother or father has its?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Yes. An HIV-infected pregnant mother could potentially pass the virus on to her unborn child during pregnancy, labor or childbirth. Medications are available to drastically reduce this risk. HIV can also be transmitted to infants if an... Read more »
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How is HIV passed from one person to another?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

HIV transmission can occur when blood, semen (cum), pre-seminal fluid (pre-cum), vaginal fluid, or breast milk from an infected person enters the body of an uninfected person.
HIV can enter the body through a vein (e.g., injection drug use), the... Read more »

working with hiv positive person

Posted by work35, 1 Reply
Hello.. I hope this is not an ignorant question but here goes.. two part question.. Part one.. I just found out my co-worker is hiv positive.. he is healthy thank god.. and i really like him but I admit I am VERY uncomfortable at work.. we both chew... Read more »

food prepared by HIV positive person

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I have a family member, with whom I do not live, that has recently tested HIV positive. My concern now is should I eat food that the infected person has helped prepare (canning of fresh vegetables)when I noticed that they have a sore on their... Read more »

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 a small potion of blood will be trasmitted, hence making the other person... Read more »