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AIDS InfoNet

Choosing an HIV Care Provider

...likes to work with patients. Help Your Provider Help You Make sure that your provider has all the information needed to give the best advice about your treatment. This starts with your medical records, which may have to be transferred from another office. When you start working with a new provider, they will probably do a lot of tests to collect "baseline" information. This helps you see how well you're doing as time goes by. Be sure...
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HIV+ and taking care of new grandchild

Q: My husband is HIV poz (undected viral load) x 17 years now and doing "great". I am (-). We have our 1st grand child and as all children do, the baby (7 mos. old) sometimes tries to nibble on our hands. Baby has a couple of teeth. I tell my...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
The answer to your questions is NO, your husband cannot infect the baby by doing all the things you mentioned. Read more »

REPLY-reused cotton while taking blood for blood test

Dear Doctor Robert, THANK you VERY VERY much for finding time to answer my question. God Bless you. I wish you all the VERY BEST. You are an Angel. You deserve all the VERY BEST.Love from Cyprus :)I will make a Donation
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...nonexistent. HIV doesn't live very long outside the body. Plus, there is no way a needle prick, such as the one you describe, could transfer enough HIV-tainted blood into you to cause an infection. Your worries are completely unwarranted.Donation... Read more »

reused cotton while taking blood for blood test

Dear Doctor Robert,First I want to say that I really feel very PROUD of you!! You are an Angel!! Doctor, please excuse me if my question sounds crazy but I am extremely worried about it. My question is as follows:Last Wednesday I went to a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,The HIV-acquisition risk from the scenario you describe is nonexistent. HIV doesn't live very long outside the body. Plus, there is no Read more »

Please help wondering CNA

Hi. I am a CNA with a nursing home in my town, and I've found out that I have performed care on a resident with HIV/AIDS. My question is... Can HIV/AIDS be transferred by urine, or a bowel movement? And what if the one who has HIV/AIDS has a rash,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...found to be infected, it can assist in getting early treatment and avoiding infecting others. For more information, refer to " HIV/AIDS among Women Who Have Sex with Women ." Can I get HIV from getting a tattoo or through body piercing? A... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...infection perhaps with the exception of diagnosing infection in newborns of infected mothers who have antibodies to HIV that are transferred from the mother. However, this test is being increasingly used to detect recent infection at the viral... Read more »
The Well Project

Immune Reconstitution

...This article was originally written in February 2005. Table of Contents What is Immune Reconstitution? How does HIV Damage the Immune System? Monitoring the Health of the Immune System Using HIV Drugs to Restore Immune Function... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Immune Restoration

...expansion. An individual's cells are multiplied outside the body, and then infused back into the body. A second approach is cell transfer. This involves giving a patient some immune cells from the patient's twin or an HIV-negative relative. A... Read more »
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Oral questions everywhere!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...about the risk of oral is because of information like that on the CDC page. On one page they respond with a "yes" to can you get HIV via insertive oral sex. On another page they refer to that data as "theoretical". No wonder that everyone is so... Read more »

testing for HIV Aids: urgent pls help!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...rolled on the bed. the fluid must have gotten intach with my penis cuz otherwise i wdnt hav contracted ghonorrea. do you think HIV Aids virus can be that 'sly' as the ghonorrea virus have prooved to be? but for sure i din get back i.e din have... Read more »

can you get HIV from fingering

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...do you get aids or HIV from fingering? Read more »

hickey

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...is it possible for HIV to be transmitted by getting or giving a hickey? thanks Read more »