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HIV Transmission

How is HIV passed from one person to another? Which body fluids transmit HIV? How well does HIV survive outside the body? Can I get HIV from anal sex? Can I get HIV from vaginal sex? Can I get HIV from oral sex? How can I prevent HIV transmission when using sex toys? Can I get HIV from injecting drugs? Is there a connection between HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases? Are health care workers at risk of getting HIV on...
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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?...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
blood, semen, vaginal/cervical secretions... 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 possible exposure to hiv. Yet, I do a lot of reading about hiv and try to stay informed. My question for you is this. I have done my share of kissing...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.Kissing and fingering are considered low risk for HIV. If this is all you'vebeen doing, it would be highly unlikely that you are infected with HIV. Blood, pre-cum, semen, vaginal secretions, and breast milk... Read more »

Very confused about contact with infected body fluids

Dear Dr Bob,I recently sent you a question regarding pre-ejaculate saturated underwear. I am a woman, and while receiving a massage, i felt the man's penis press against my underwear (my skirt was rolled up to just under my buttocks. When I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Latex or polyurethane condoms can prevent HIV transmission if used properly and if they don't fail (break).Spermicides and microbicides do not stop or prevent HIV. In fact a previous popular spermicide, Nonoxynol-9, actually increased the... Read more »
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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.

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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 »