Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

How Much Body Fluid Is Actually Needed To Transmit Hiv

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

Can HIV be transmitted from body fluids (including blood) splash

Hello. I am a nurse in the CV-ICU (cardiovascular ICU) and a few days ago we had an HIV positive patient who underwent CABG. CABG is quite bloody and the patient had chest tubes attached to him. I was in charge of another patient in the unit but...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. Neither worry nor HIV testing is warranted.Dr. Bob... Read more »

3 Body fluids through HIV is known to be transmitted

What are three body fluids through which HIV is known to be transmitted?... Read more »

fingering and transmitting hiv The Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

Mr. Sowadsky, I am the type of person who tends to worry about any sort of intimacy because of the... Read more »
Articles
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Frequently Asked Questions About HIV/AIDS (Part One)

What exactly is AIDS? Definition of AIDS Which body fluids can transmit the HIV virus, and which ones don't? How is HIV transmitted? Criteria for HIV transmission Can you get HIV through oral sex? What are the risks from fingering someone? ... Read more »
TheBody.com

HIVer Gets 45 Years for Using Body Fluids as a "Deadly Weapon"

Everyone knows that HIV is dangerous, but does that make transmitting it a form of assault? A Texas jury has ruled yes, in finding Philippe Padieu guilty of six counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon: his body fluids. As the Dallas... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Frequently Asked Questions About Safe Sex and HIV Prevention

What exactly is AIDS? Which body fluids can transmit the HIV virus, and which ones don't? How is HIV transmitted? Can you get HIV through oral sex? What are the risks from fingering someone? Can you get HIV or another sexually transmitted... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nebraska: Bill Would Protect Police From Body Fluids Assault

Included in the legislative package offered last week by state Attorney General Jon Bruning is a measure that would punish people who assault peace officers with bodily fluids that can transmit HIV or hepatitis B or C. Under the measure, sponsored... Read more »
Connect With Others

TRANSMITTING HIV TO NEWBORN TWINS/NEED ADVISE?????

Posted by Jessie, 3 Replies
I recently had my husband come to me, upset, crying and concerned about his brothers two newborn twins and the fact that me and my husband are both HIV+. Apparently, the brother confronted my husband about being with the newborns and washing his... Read more »

Vaginal Fluid on Nipple

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Please help me. I recently received a lap dance from a stripper who had touched vagina and then her breast. Within a minute or two I briefly licked her nipple. I am scared to death that I might have contracted HIV this way. Actually, if I did, I... Read more »

Infectious fluids

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
#1 Blood
#2 Semen
#3 Saliva
#4 Sweat

Its all documented go find it for yourselves.

Read more »

what are the actual numbers?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello. I just discovered this board and am very thankful. About two weeks ago I did something very stupid. I have not told anyone about it until now and have been trying to compartmentalize it away and deal with it by myself. Basically, I had unsafe... Read more »