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How Is HIV/AIDS Transmitted?

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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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nearly 150 HIV/AIDS Experts in Lancet Commentary Call for Consensus on Approach to Preventing Sexually Transmitted HIV

HIV/AIDS experts from around the world in a commentary published in the Nov. 27 edition of the journal Lancet call for consensus on a "sound public health approach" to preventing sexual transmission of HIV. The piece, which was published to mark... Read more »
The Well Project

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents The Basics Some Sexually Transmitted Diseases to Know About Protecting Yourself and Others The Bottom Line The Basics Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), also called sexually transmittedinfections (STIs), are... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Transmit HIV/AIDS from kissing?

Is it possible to be infected with the HIV/AIDS from kissing with someone with an 1. ulcer?2. cut?in the mouth.Thank You...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
If you are exposed to someone else's blood (from a cut or an ulcer) that is infected with HIV, it is possible to get infected with HIV. Possible does snot mean probable, though.... Read more »

salvia transmit Aids or HIV to the semen?

Dear Dr, thank you for your attention.I am a man and I am clear, i have not any problem, but from one week, someone make a suction to my penius and I pushed my semen inside his mouse, is it possibe his salvia transmit the Aids or HIV to my semen and...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
Saliva is not considered an infectious agent or a means of transmitting HIV. Saliva actually contains proteins (SLPI) and other factors which bind HIV. Also saliva cannot "infect" semen. It is *possible* for transmission to occur if there... Read more »

can AIDs be transmitted through sharing earrings?

can AIDs be transmitted through sharing earrings, i only did it once, just curious...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
No. Please direct future HIV related questions to the HIV forum.... Read more »

Can aids transmit through penis skin

Dear DocCould aids transmit through gentle man area skin ?? If period blood touch the gentel man area from the bottom as condom covered the top area So does that transmit aids ?? ...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiHIV transmission occurs when there is an exchange of body fluid. As long as there are no wounds, cuts or sores on his penis there is no way for HIV transmission to occur.Be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »
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Can HIV be transmitted through Oral sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Can HIV be transmitted through Oral sex? Read more »

COMO SE TRANSMITE EL HIV?

Posted by Janis, 1 Reply
COMO SE TRANSMITE EL HIV?

La infeccin por HIV se produce a travs de tres nicas vas de transmisin:

* TRANSMISION SEXUAL
* TRANSMISION SANGUINEA
* TRANSMISION VERTICAL (madre a hijo)

TRANSMISION SEXUAL:

El HIV puede transmitirse a travs de las relaciones... Read more »

Hiv usually transmitted before people know

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - HIV infection is likely to be transmitted before people are even aware that they are carriers, UK researchers report in the January 3rd issue of AIDS.

"The study demonstrates that a significant proportion of new HIV-1... Read more »

Re: Can HIV be transmitted via a nitrous balloon?

Posted by vanessa1013, 1 Reply
(Look for my original post "Can HIV be transmitted via a nitrous balloon?")

Hi there,

Thank you in advance for reading...

I attended a "rave" like party on 8/21/10. At this party, nitrous balloons were being passed around. I took several hits...And now... Read more »