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How Is Hivaids Contracted

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Asia Needs to Build on Existing HIV/AIDS Programs Before Millions Contract Virus, WHO Official Says

Asia's HIV/AIDS epidemic could rival sub-Saharan Africa's if efforts are not made to step up prevention campaigns and deliver more resources and drugs to affected people, Jack Chow, World Health Organization assistant director for HIV/AIDS,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Married Kenyan Youth Excluded From HIV/AIDS Programs, at Higher Risk of Contracting Virus

Married youths are not taken into consideration in HIV/AIDS awareness programs aimed at young people in Kenya and are at an increased risk of contracting the virus, South Africa's Independent Online reports. Married adolescent girls can be more... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Bahamian Minister of Health: Illegal Immigrants Among Those Most at Risk of Contracting HIV/AIDS

Speaking Tuesday at a regional summit on HIV/AIDS, Bahamian Minister of Health Dr. Hubert Minnis said prevention efforts targeting undocumented immigrants are hindered by their fear of apprehension, language barriers, stigma, lack of economic power,... Read more »
Ask the Experts

contracting hiv/aids

Can you contract hiv/aids from saliva?...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
There have been no documented cases of HIV transmission from saliva or tears;JLS.... Read more »

Anal sex and aids (CAN TWO HIV NEGATIVES CONTRACT HIV FROM EACH OTHER?)

my husband and i had unprotected anl sex neither of us have aids or HIV and i we are in a monogomus relationship. what are my chances of contacted the HIV virus...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Can two HIV-negative people contract HIV/AIDS from having unprotected anal sex with each other? Astoundingly this has become another QTND (Question That Never Dies)! It dramatically points out (1) the failure of sex education, (2) the failure... Read more »

Can anemics contract HIV?

I have heard from several different people that men and women with anemia cannot contract the HIV/AIDS virus because the blood is already too infected with anemia. Is that true?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Wow, an HIV myth I haven't heard before! I thought I had heard them all before. Nope. What you heard is not true. Anemia is a drop in of red blood cells resulting from any of a variety of causes. HIV is a virus that infects a type of... Read more »

contract Multiple sclerosis

Can you contract Multiple sclerosis from having unprotected sexual intercourse?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,No, you cannot contract multiple sclerosis (MS) from having unsafe sex. HIV/AIDS, yes, but MS, no. Dr. Bob... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 »

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 »

Did you contract HIV while using meth?

Posted by Anonymous
My name is Camilla and I am collecting the stories of men who became infected with HIV while using crystal meth for a health policy research project. If you would be open to sharing your story with me or answering a few of my questions -... Read more »

Did I contract HIV....Really Worried

Posted by Jase
Hello everyone, I have an Hiv positive family member of which she is positive and I came across a situation whereby I had to bath her coz she cannot do it because they operated her hands so they still healing, so I washed her face and half body with... Read more »