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How Long Does It Take For Hiv To Transmit

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How long after transmission can one transmit???

Dr Bob, you are an exceptional person by any measure. I am a med student and we are currently studying AIDS / HIV.This site is fantastic for providing me with information about it. My question is out of curiosity but I thought it could fit into...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Jennifer,You are correct in assuming that even though it takes weeks to months for an infected person to produce detectable levels of anti-HIV antibodies, that doesn't mean that person isn't infectious before the point his HIV test... Read more »

Deep kissing and sweat transmit HIV?

I have long deep kissing sessions with a friend who is HIV positive. I waswondering if the length... Read more »

Dear Doctor, Does this mean that I won't have the HIV virus, and I can't transmit HIV virus even if I had.

Dear Doctor, Here is an update from http://www.thebody.com/updates/2007-03-01.html Herpes Treatment... Read more »
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Guide to HIV, Pregnancy and Women's Health: How HIV Is Transmitted to a Baby

Some Terms Used in This Section in utero is within the uterus or womb before the start of labour Intrapartum means occurring during delivery (labour or child birth). Placenta is a temporary organ that develops in pregnancy and joins the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condoms and STDs: Fact Sheet for Public Health Personnel

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

MSNBC.com Examines Reasons for Spread of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Including HIV, in United States

MSNBC.com on Tuesday examined the factors contributing to the spread of sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV, among people living in the United States. According to experts, the number of STD cases in the country "will continue to rise as... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Condoms' Effectiveness in Preventing STDs, Including HIV, at Center of Debate on Revising Package Labels

The effectiveness of condoms in preventing pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV/AIDS, is at the center of a debate on whether to revise the products' packaging labels to include information about their limits in disease... Read more »
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Can HIV be transmitted through nose-mucousmembrane

Posted by madeinkorea, 1 Reply
Hi All,
Can HIV be transmitted through nose mucous membranes?
My exposure was, accidental nose picking with unknown person's blood in my fingers? Only after the nose picking incident I realized that the person I had handshake was bleeding and I was... Read more »

BBC NEWS:Online dating for people with sexually transmitted infection

Posted by Hellen, 1 Reply


Dating can often be fraught with uncertainty and self-consciousness. For those with incurable sexually transmitted infections (STIs), are tailored websites the answer for people nervous of telling potential partners about their condition?


The past...

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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 »

HIV and Sexually Transmitted Disease in Women

Posted by adoniadennis
Some of the most common warning signs with STD's in women would be the constant feeling of the flu, as many STD's lower one's immune system, making them much more susceptible to illness. Another would be the appearance of lesions, rashes, or even... Read more »