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How Is Hiv Contracted

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can hiv be contracted through food

can hiv be contracted if someone ejaculated in your hamburger or sandwich, i just got over the flu but during that time i ate a chicken sandwich that had an odd taste, i dont know whether it was the mayo or greese or what, it could have been because...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Let me get this straight. You just got over the flu, ate an odd-tasting chicken sandwich, and are now wondering if HIV can be contracted by someone ejaculating in your hamburger??? I thought you had the chicken? OK, now everyone's heard... Read more »

Is HIV contracted by tongue kissing

Can I give the virus to someone if I tongue kiss them?... Read more »

Employer right to fire if HIV contracted on Biz Trip?

Would an employer have the right to fire an employee who contracts HIV while on a business trip... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: New HIV Contracts Set to Start in San Francisco

With renewed service contracts for community groups in place as of Sept. 1, San Francisco's new HIV prevention strategy, which places heightened emphasis on testing, as well as linking those infected to care and treatment, is gaining sharper focus.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hawaii: HIV Contract Awarded to East-West Center

Family Health International has awarded Honolulu's East-West Center a $98,000 contract to provide technical support for Vietnam's HIV national estimates and projections for 2007. The FHI contract also extends an ongoing analysis and advocacy project... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Infants Born to HIV-Positive Women With Herpes More Likely to Contract HIV, Study Says

Infants born to HIV-positive women diagnosed with genital herpes during pregnancy are more likely to contract HIV, according to a study published in the December 2005 issue of the journal Obstetrics and Gynecology , Reuters reports. Katherine... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Georgia: HIV-Related Contracts Face Probe

The state is investigating about $5 million in contracts the Georgia Department of Public Health's HIV unit awarded to nonprofits that perform much of the HIV testing in Georgia. The Department of Community Health (DCH) inspector general's focus was... Read more »
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HIV contraction possible in this scenario?

Posted by Melissa_Rowan, 1 Reply
I have a question. I noticed I had some blood looking spots on my sleeve, after I wiped my nose with my shirt , my nose in which was sore and raw from a cold. Theoretically if the blood on my shirt was from an HIV+ person and I did wipe my sore and... Read more »

Contracting HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Recently my husband found out he is HIV+. At this time I am HIV - but I have only had one test and no viral load test done. We know he was negative in the beginning of last year and now he ha HIV. When I asked him about how he got this he told me... Read more »

Contracting HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
If a person has AIDS and affected another person, will that other person have AIDS or will he/she be HIV+?

Me and my ex-boyfriend broke up about 2 years ago. I haven't spoken to him since we broke up. 2 weeks ago, he contacts me and we've been... Read more »

My 7 yr anxiety of contracting HIV

Posted by XManifest, 2 Replies
Hi there,

I have a had a fear of AIDS for the past 6 years. So bad that I could not study for my final exams. this fear is not due to unprotected casual sex or needles, Ive only had one partner in my life.I once had bad acne on my chest and back, and... Read more »