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How Soon Can You Pass On Hiv

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"How soon is HIV contagious?" Possibility of passing HIV to baby through casual contact?

Dear DoctorsWhen you are exposed to HIV, how long does it take to became contagious? Is it immediately? About an hour after a violence where the aggressor even stung me with a syringe, I kissed my baby on the mouth without thinking about it because...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,It's hard to answer when exactly someone would become contagious. But in the situation you're describing I'm more curious about your risk and how you <i>wouldn't</i> be able to pass it on... Read more »

passing hiv in household

Can you pass hiv on to others without sexual contact. What if you did not know you had hiv and had... Read more »

Carrier vs passing on HIV

My father, who molested me when I was 9, was diagonsed with HIV recently. I was tested for HIV as a... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Developing Countries Should Pass HIV/AIDS Policies That Respect Human Rights, Encourage HIV Testing, Treatment, Australian Judge Says

Developing countries should pass HIV/AIDS policies that respect human rights and encourage people at risk of HIV to be tested for the virus and receive treatment if necessary, Australian High Court Judge Michael Kirby said Tuesday at the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Liberia's House of Representatives Passes HIV/AIDS Confidentiality Act

Liberia's House of Representatives on Tuesday passed the Anti-HIV/AIDS Act, which would make it unlawful to disclose a person's HIV/AIDS status without that individual's prior consent, Liberia's News reports. The act states that people with... Read more »
AIDS United

Senate Unanimously Passes HIV Organ Policy Equity Act

On Monday, June 17, the Senate unanimously passed the bipartisan HIV Organ Policy Equity (HOPE) Act (S. 330), which would repeal the ban on organ donation from HIV-positive donors to HIV-positive recipients. The bill would also allow research into... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Passing the HIV Test for Black America

HIV is a complicated virus, and combating it has demanded everyone involved -- from scientists to community activists to policymakers -- to develop inventive, often complex solutions. But one of the most powerful public health tools for controlling... Read more »
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Passing on HIV via Saliva

Posted by SaltyWater, 2 Replies
Now I know you can't catch HIV by kissing, but imagine this scenario

You know someone is HIv and your cool with it. You know you cant catch it by french kissing, but suppose the negative person had core / cold core on the edge of his mouth, if the... Read more »

Accidentally passing on HIV

Posted by alondonlad, 1 Reply
I had unprotected sex with someone who could be HIV+ in November. I got tested the next day and the results came back a few weeks later as neg. I was tested again in December and got a second neg but I need to be tested again in March for a more... Read more »

How is HIV passed from one person to another?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

HIV transmission can occur when blood, semen (cum), pre-seminal fluid (pre-cum), vaginal fluid, or breast milk from an infected person enters the body of an uninfected person.
HIV can enter the body through a vein (e.g., injection drug use), the... Read more »

Is this ars Symptom? did i pass the seroconversion

Posted by merci225, 3 Replies
I had sex with a girl. We kept contact, and couple of days, she contacted me saying that she was HIV + and that i had to test.

We were not under the unflence of any drugs. She gave me fellation and our genitals were rubing. I had body fluids on my... Read more »