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If You Had Hiv Would Your Doctor Contact You Immediately

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Can a child contact HIV from a carrier who's "dads friend"? (CASUAL CONTACT, HIV BASICS)

My daughters (5) and her father, is in a relationship with a girl who is a HIV Carrier on medication. Can the virus be given to my child? I want to make sure to protect her from getting it. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,First of all, there is no such thing as an "HIV carrier." Someone is either HIV positive (infected) or HIV negative (not infected).Next, HIV is not transmitted by casual conduct and you should have no fears about your daughter... Read more »

Doctor's contact details - Mumbai, India

Dear Dr. Young,Can you please send me some specialized doctors contact details whom we can go and... Read more »

4 year olds contact with contaminated needle in Doctor's office

My 4 year old reached his hand into a large UNCOVERED container used to dispose of contaminated... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Support Among Persons Infected With HIV for Routine Health Department Contact for HIV Partner Notification

A central goal of CDC's recently announced Serostatus Approach to Fighting HIV (SAFE) is to increase the proportion of Americans with HIV who are aware that they are infected. One way to reach that goal may be through enhanced partner notification... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Annan to Contact Libyan Government Over Death Sentences of Bulgarian Workers Accused of Infecting Children With HIV

U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan on Tuesday said he plans to contact the Libyan government "at a high level" to discuss a Libyan court verdict sentencing six Bulgarian health care workers and a Palestinian doctor to death for allegedly... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

UNAIDS Report Says Heterosexual Sexual Contact Main Cause for HIV's Spread in China

The rate of HIV infections attributed to heterosexual sex tripled in China between 2005 and 2007, according to the UN's recently released "2009 AIDS Epidemic Update." Of new infections in China, 40 percent were acquired heterosexually, 32 percent... Read more »
U.S. Public Health Service's Office on Women's Health

Press Release Template

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE [Insert date] Contact: [Insert contact name, phoneand e-mail] [INSERT ORGANIZATION] CELEBRATES NATIONAL WOMEN AND GIRLS HIV/AIDS AWARENESS DAY [Insert city] - [Insert your organization] is... Read more »
Connect With Others

Possible HIV contact

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I came to find out that I may have been exposed to the HIV virus. The person I was with penetrated me without a condom and then we stopped for a condom. After finding out that he was HIV + I went straight to the hospital and recieved 15 days of... Read more »

Hiv fear after unprotected contact

Posted by Nickkk, 2 Replies
First of all i must tell you that i do not come from USA, so sorry for my bad english.

I come from Europe and my name is Nick, also i am 26 years old.
I have an unprotected sex before ~2 months-(73days) with a woman that her hiv condition is unknown... Read more »

Blood Contact - PLEASE HELP!!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am absolutely terrified and I need some help on this. My neighbor is HIV+. He had a few scabs on his knuckles and was punching me in the shoulder just to joke around. When I noticed the scabs (not until an hour or so later), I went home and... Read more »

Contacting other HIV+ active duty soldiers

Posted by armypoz, 5 Replies
I am HIV+ and currently serving on active duty. Would like to contact other active duty soldiers of any branch that would be interested in starting support groups or other avenues of support to other active duty soldiers in their areas.

would like... Read more »