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Is AIDS Contagious

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Ask the Experts

is the virus contagious in any way

my brother has the aids virus and he lives with us and our three kids are we in any danager?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
There is virtually no risk of transmission to you and your kids.The primary precaution people living with an HIV infected person need to take is avoiding contact with blood; sharing toothbrushes or razors is not advised. If your brother is ill and... Read more »


Nephew dying of HIV?AIDS.wants to visit me-My immune system is bad. can he visit.... ... Read more »

"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... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Zealand Government to Decline Entry to Immigrants With Costly, Contagious Diseases, Including HIV, TB

The New Zealand government on Wednesday announced that it will ban people from migrating to the country if they test positive for diseases or conditions that could be contagious or costly to treat, such as HIV or tuberculosis, the Associated Press ... Read more »
Visual AIDS

AIDS Graphics on Walls: Tracing the History of the AIDS Epidemic Through AIDS Posters

      To post something today conjures Facebook and Twitter, but when the AIDS epidemic was first coming to the attention of the world there was no widespread Internet use, and posting meant on the wall. Information to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Lancet Infectious Diseases Publishes HIV/AIDS Articles in Advance of XV International AIDS Conference

The journal Lancet Infectious Diseases in its July 2004 issue published a series of stories relating to HIV/AIDS to coincide with the XV International AIDS Conference , which will be held July 11-16 in Bangkok, Thailand. Summaries of the stories... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2012 U.S. Conference on AIDS Highlights From Pre-Conference Summit to End the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in America

The Summit to End the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in America took place in Las Vegas two days before the Annual US Conference on AIDS (USCA). The National Minority AIDS Council (NMAC), the host of USCA, also organized the summit. Approximately 150 persons... Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV Highly Contagious Before Symptoms Show

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HIV Highly Contagious Before Symptoms Show: Study
Reuters Health

HIV may be highly transmissible before an infected person experiences its first, flu-like symptoms, and before HIV tests can detect the virus, researchers reported last week.... Read more »

ayuda , parece seguro que me contagie

Posted by marche, 5 Replies
no se si alguien me puede ayudar, tuve relaciones con una persona desconocida y tuve el problema de rotura de preservativo porque talvez lo dao la mujer con sus uas al colocarlo, nose , pero , despues de dos semanas se me inflamaron mis parotidas ,... Read more »

Miedo contagi vih

Posted by logos23, 1 Reply
Estuve con una escore me puso el condon se puso encima. Al cambiar de postura el condon sali y se quedo enganchado por la punta en su sexo.
Si se hubiera quedado a mitad de glande dentro se habra salido dentro de ella
Existe riesgo gracias. Read more »

Today is the mark of 25 years

Posted by franfrog, 2 Replies
Today, as when it was officially first recognized on June 5, 1981, this vicious infectious agent remains unique even within its own classification of retroviruses. More is now known about it than any other microbe. Nonetheless, this anniversary in... Read more »