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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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New transmission routes identified by CDC, does it change the bottom line?

Hi Dr. Frascino,Its been a few years since I visited the forum, but am in need of your assurance/expertise again. I know that normally HIV is not transmitted by food. But with the new evidence of the mothers pre-chewing food and all, I am now...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,My assessment remains unchanged: no risk! HIV testing is not warranted. The information about pre-chewing food related to infants with immature immune systems.Thanks for your ongoing support of The Robert James Frascino AIDS... Read more »

VCV vaccine vector.?

VSV Vaccine Vector Provides Long-Term Protection Against Simian AIDS By Deborah MitchellANNECY, France (Reuters Health) - After vaccination with a recombinant, attenuated vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) vector expressing Env and Gag proteins of...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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I'm aware of this particular study, but can't say when or if the product will reach human clinical trials.I always want to caution about too much enthusiasm for products that are yet to reach even phase I trials-- the likelihood of success... Read more »

can you get hiv/aids if you.. (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)

me and my partner have been curious about trying anal sex. we are both hiv/aids free and free of any other std's. we were curious, can we get aids from anal sex even if you both are disease free?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Gosh, and folks wonder why we need age-appropriate, science-based sex education back in our schools!?!?!?Your's, my friend, is a QTND (Question That Never Dies) and has a common sense ATNC (Answer That Never Changes). See below.Dr. Bobgay... Read more »

HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,See below.Dr. BobHow to contract HIV (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009) (Obama Budget Would Kill Abstinence-Only Funding) May 15, 2009If a HIV - woman and a HIV - man have sexual intercourse while the woman is on her menstrual... Read more »
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Scientists Identify Gene That Blocks HIV

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Scientists Identify Gene That Blocks HIV

American and Canadian researchers have identified a human gene called TRIM22 that can block HIV infection by preventing certain forms of the virus from replicating, CBC News reported.

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How can I identify a swollen gland (armpit)?!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I had an exposure 1.5 months ago with a guy that knew he was HIV + but didnt tell me anything until yesterday... I did not use a condom... I think I may have a little swelling in my armpits... Does anybody know how to identify if this is happening?... Read more »

group N difficult to be identified!

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1: AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2004 Aug;20(8):902-8. Related Articles, Links


Identification and genomic sequence of an HIV type 1 group N isolate from Cameroon.

Bodelle P, Vallari A, Coffey R, McArthur CP, Beyeme M, Devare SG, Schochetman G, Brennan... Read more »

group N infections difficult to identify....

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
1: AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2004 Aug;20(8):902-8. Related Articles, Links

Identification and genomic sequence of an HIV type 1 group N isolate from Cameroon.

Bodelle P, Vallari A, Coffey R, McArthur CP, Beyeme M, Devare SG, Schochetman G, Brennan... Read more »