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How Long Does HIV Survive Outside In Breast Milk

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AIDS InfoNet

Pregnancy and HIV

...contains nutrients that the newborn needs. It also protects the baby against some common childhood illnesses. Replacement feeding can increase the risk of infant death. This can be due to loss of disease protection provided by the mother's milk or the use of contaminated water to mix baby formula. The World Health Organization advises that mothers should take ART during breastfeeding. After 6 months, they should add other foods while...
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HIV risk nipple sucking on lactating woman (BREAST MILK and HIV TRANSMISSION)

I am 30 years male and had a protected sex with female sex worker 5 months ago . I kissed her nipples also .I felt she was lactating. is breast sucking or nipple sucking on a lactating woman carries risk to HIV infection or any STD s. I got...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...transmitted from an HIV-infected mom to her infant via breastfeeding. This is due to many factors, including the quantity of breast milk and the underdeveloped immune system of babies. For adults breast-milk HIV transmission remains only a... Read more »

hiv risk in breast milk

I recently went to a massage parlour. the lady after massaging me gave me a hand job.She was fully clothed and i inserted my hand in her top. She was lactating. I did press her boobs and got somemilk drops on my hand(very few). while touching her...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk is essentially nonexistent.Dr. Bob Read more »
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...possibility of environmental transmission remote. HIV is found in varying concentrations or amounts in blood, semen, vaginal fluid, breast milk, saliva, and tears. (See below, Saliva, Tears, and Sweat.) In order to obtain data on the survival of... Read more »

HIV, Breast milk & pasteurization

Dear Dr Frascino,Please help me with your kind advice - I'll be most happy to donate to your cause!I'm a 30 yo male, and unfortunately, I've always had a breastmilk fetish. I've managed to control this fetish. But recently I flirted with a single...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...imagine, the question just doesn't come up all that often! I can tell you, heat or no heat, the risk of HIV transmission via breast milk in adults is negligible. If you remain concerned, get a single HIV rapid test at the there-month mark.Good... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...not mean that HIV is transmitted by that body fluid or tissue. Only specific fluids (blood, semen, vaginal secretions, and breast milk) from an HIV-infected person can transmit HIV. These specific fluids must come in contact with a mucous... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vitamin A Hikes HIV Loads in Breast Milk

...HIV-positive mothers in Tanzania, those who took vitamin A and beta-carotene supplements had significantly higher HIV loads in their breast milk than women who did not take them (P=0.02), as well as a higher risk of subclinical mastitis. This... Read more »
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...following body fluids: Blood (including menstrual blood) Semen ("cum") and other male sexual fluids ("pre-cum") Vaginal fluids Breast milk HIV is not spread through these body fluids: Sweat Tears Saliva (spit) Urine Feces The most... Read more »
The Well Project

AIDS Vaccines

...However,an effective vaccine could someday be given to infants born to HIV+ women tohelp protect the infants from getting HIV through breast milk. This would bemost useful in developing countries where feeding with formula is notpossible for many... Read more »
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Transmission through urine?

Posted by Carrie, 2 Replies
...should I worry about being as carefull around his urine as I am around his blood? Does urine fall in the category of seman, breast milk, blood and vaginal fluids? Read more »

Breast Milk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I know the with breast milk HIV/AIDS it is transfer from mother to child, by breast feeding, I am in childcare and I was wondering if a mother brings in Read more »

any babies infected by breast milk?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Would someone know how many if any babies hiv infected by breast milk? Read more »

breast milk remedy

Posted by kenya, 1 Reply
...guys, i was having this wild idea. if continous exposure of breastmilk to a baby can cause hiv; what if, you are hiv+ and take breast milk-meaning exposure in low doses. wouldnt that help develop an individuals immunity? reactions!!! Read more »