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Is Hiv A Water Borne Disease

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Protecting Patients and Professionals from Blood-Borne Diseases

Concern about transmission of AIDS and other blood-borne diseases during medical and dental treatment was heightened recently when a study found that the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) can survive in dental tools that are not heat-sterilized. ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Childhood HIV Risks Becoming Neglected Disease as Fewer Children Born With HIV, Experts Warn

"The success in reducing the number of children born with HIV is in danger of leaving children who already have the disease with poor access to treatment, experts in HIV and AIDS have warned," BMJ reports. "Denis Broun, executive director of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Teens Born With HIV Are at Increased Risk of Heart Disease, Says NIH: Is Medication to Blame?

This article was reported by Medical Daily . Medical Daily reported on a National Institutes of Health study of heart disease risk in HIV-positive adolescents. The researchers investigated 165 adolescents ages 15 and older who were born with... Read more »
Ask the Experts

about new born child of HIV postive mother

my sister is tested as positive HIV while admitted for delivery day before yesterday.the girl child born .My sister was never tested before. we are very much worried and want to know the chance of being infection to the child and the expected...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
I understand the stress you and your family must be under getting this information at the time your sister is giving birth. HIV can be transmitted from mother to child, but fortunately, most babies are not infected. About 1 out of every 3 to 4... Read more »

How long is it from being born with HIV to when symptoms and AIDS begins?

is it possible for a new born child with hiv not to show symptoms for ten years or more. what is the maximum period for a new born baby with hiv to develop symtoms or to progress to aids...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. As treatments have significantly improved over the past few years, the length of time from infection, to when symptoms begin, to when full-blown AIDS begins, have significantly increased (both in children and adults).... Read more »

PEANIS IN WATER (PENIS IN TOILET WATER)

when i go sit on any toilet public or home my penis haed is in the toilet bowl wateris there any special concers in this mattersigned always getting wet...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Would your nickname happen to be "Hanging Chad"??? So just how long is that weapon of yours? Are we talking a trouser snake the size of an anaconda or does your "home entertainment center" have its own zip code?Well, big... Read more »

Is it possible to get HIV while doing sex inside water,

I have done the sex inside the water , but i dint complete my sex that time i realize that i m not having condom , same time i take it out side , just for max 1 minute ,reply me ...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Can sex in the water transmit HIV? Well, um, yeah. There is nothing special about doing it like Aquaman that would protect you or your partner from sexually transmitted diseases. If it did, Jacuzzi sales would be through the roof.DW... Read more »
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New born

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Need some advice here guys....just been diagnosed month ago. I'm 22yrs & I've read lots of people who've been living with this virus for more than 10yrs...what is the secret? Was shocked when I heard the results but there is one thing that I... Read more »

Had unprotected sex with woman born with hiv? Test was negative at 6 weeks? Please help?!

Posted by Reez79, 1 Reply
I had unprotected sex with a girl 4 or 5 times on July 31st. She confessed 4 days later she was born with hiv. I went to the hospital after she told me and they gave me pep.

I stopped taking the pep on September 9th and went to get a hiv rapid... Read more »

next generation born Hiv slim yet still possible

Posted by riverprincess
With the medical breakthroughs for pregnate women there is becoming a generation that may or may not be infected.Growing up is tough enough in general . Hopefully parents are open enough to talk to their children so that they are strong with... Read more »

A thousand questions borne of terror & sadness...

Posted by YetiLord75, 2 Replies
I had inebriated sex with someone other than my wife almost a full month ago. Because I was drunk, the condom I was trying to use did not stay on and I continued to have sex with her despite the lack of condom, in my stupidly drunk state.

Two days... Read more »