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How Is Hivaids Transmitted

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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 »

protected sex is hogwash

Your confidence comes off as pure arrogance since there is NO WAY that Aid/Hiv can be transmitted... Read more »

Children, Cuts, and Saliva

I know that this may sound stupid. I have read how HIV/AIDS is transmitted. My good friend has... Read more »
Articles
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 »
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... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Algeria Promotes Condoms to Prevent HIV/AIDS

Long considered taboo in this conservative Muslim country, condoms are now being publicly promoted by experts in Algeria as a tool in preventing HIV/AIDS. A government campaign on Algerian radio and television stations touts the contraceptive's... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Despite HIV/AIDS Danger, Casual Sex Remains the Name of the Game for Namibian Men

A private social research firm's report reveals that close to half of Namibian men have more than one casual sex partner -- even though 94 percent of them know that HIV/AIDS is transmitted through sex. Last year, the Social Impact Assessment and... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have not ever had sex with any person. The only thing I have done is self-masturbation, but recently I had this burning sensation around my right foot. It feels like it has a fever. I'm a little worried, because I get a lot of sore, throats,... Read more »

HIV Anxiety...AGAIN

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am a 30 year old female who has suffered from the fear of HIV since I was date raped at age 20. Since then, I've had two long-time relationships (both safe) and a few short-term partners, also safe. Every now and then, I'll meet someone/start... Read more »

Help is just a phone call away

Posted by Anonymous
AIDS group warns of increased infections due to teenage sex By THOMAS MICHALSKI [Image] Photo by THOMAS MICHALSKI April Wardlow, executive director of AIDS Partnership, said many people dont even know they have HIV/AIDS. PINELLAS COUNTY Many high... Read more »

I'm scared

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
My boyfriend is positive and I'm negative. It took so many months for me to confirm my negative test and we've been very careful not to infect me. Yesterday, I was lying in bed in my underwear and my boyfriend was going to shower. I was upset... Read more »