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How Much Breast Milk Needed To Contract Hiv

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DOC PLEASE I AM REALLY WORRIED NOW!!! (BREAST MILK, 2010)

I am still far away from the preferred testing time when it comes to the window period. I have been searching the internet for countless weeks now in regard to breast milk transmission in adults. I've read almost every question you have answered on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,OK, here's the scoop! Breast milk from a lactating HIV-positive woman does contain HIV; however, ingesting small amounts of HIV-tainted breast milk does not pose Read more »

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... Read more »

fluid from mens nipples

I have always, even before getting HIV, been able to squeeze my nipples and a milky liquid is... Read more »
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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 »
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

Search for Pediatric Vaccine Critical to Creating a Generation Free of HIV

...their goals of understanding infant immune responses to HIV and deciphering the complexities of transmission of HIV through breast milk. "A vaccine would be a game-changer in the battle against HIV/AIDS," said Pamela W. Barnes, president and CEO... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About HIV/AIDS

...transmitted from an infected person to another through: Blood (including menstrual blood) Semen Vaginal secretions Breast milk Blood contains the highest concentration of the virus, followed by semen, followed by vaginal... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...can be detected by an HIV test, even though the person may already have high levels of HIV in their blood, sexual fluids, or breast milk. Here is what the CDC says about the window period: "Antibodies generally appear within three months... Read more »
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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 »

hiv question

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...If hiv is so fragile and can't be caught easiliy only under certain circumstances. what are those certain circumstances? Does the viral Read more »

My prayers to you

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Seriously who is the person that contracted HIV by sitting on a needle like i did, please help me please ? is there any recording ? i feel so bad but im going mental posting Read more »

Could I have HIV?

Posted by ABC123
...intercourse. Another time, about a year ago, I had a one-nighter. I was safe, but I sucked on her tits, and later I worried about breast milk...There wasn't any noticable, but could a small amount possibly have seeped out without me noticing? ... Read more »