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Is Hiv Spread By Mouth Contact

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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...if they drink breast milk from an HIV-infected woman. Women with HIV should use baby formulas or breast milk from a woman who is not infected to feed their babies. Fact Sheet 611 has more information on HIV and pregnancy. Contact With Blood HIV is one of many diseases that can be transmitted by blood. Be careful if you are helping someone who is bleeding. If your work exposes you to blood, be sure to protect any cuts or open sores on your...
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New Friends have HIV (HIV TRANSMISSION, CASUAL CONTACT)

My wife met a nice couple and we have been hanging out with them. They told her when they first met that they are HIV positive. I know it is just my ignorance of this disease but I admit I'm a little nervous and I shouldn't be. I know most...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You're correct. You're a little nervous, but you shouldn't be!!! HIV is not transmitted by casual contact. See below. Also, check out the archives of this forum. We have an entire chapter devoted to nonsexual HIV prevention. Enjoy Read more »

THANK YOU...you opended my mind (HIV TRANSMISSION, CASUAL CONTACT)

I wrote to you about 3 to four days ago about my fear of contracting hiv by casual contact with my father. Well, I just want to thank you for making me see how wrong and uneducated I was by my behavior and HIV. I know now that with proper...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and sleep around. He tested positive about 6 months ago and since then I' have lived in total panic. I'm afraid to have casual contact with him. Like every time I give him a kiss on the cheek I freak out if he has a a cut or something. Like today... Read more »

Terrorist spread aids?

I am more curious than worried about this.......I was eating some strawberries with juice out of a can. Being red I wondered if terroist could use these kinds of foods as transport for infecting aids? I know it may sound silly but these people seem...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...methods you describe. Transmission of HIV is only possible if HIV infected FLUIDS (blood, semen, vaginal secretions) come into contact with MUCOUS MEMBRANES (the lining of the vagina, rectum, mouth, urethra) or directly with your BLOODSTREAM.... Read more »

Will i get HIV by this?? and is this consider a sympton of HIV

Hi there, Recently a gal gave me a handjob but she told me that she did touch her vagina as she was it with water using her hands. Right after she did this, she came to masturbate me using her hands. Assuming her hands is still dirty, will i be...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Remember, HIV infected fluids need to come into contact with mucous membranes, and relatively quickly, for transmission to occur. There is no evidence that HIV is spread through receiving Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...HIV, there is no risk. An "undetectable viral load" (see Fact Sheet 125 ) does NOT mean "no HIV infection." If there is no contact with blood or sexual fluids , there is no risk. HIV needs to get into the body for infection to occur. Safer... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

...pregnancy by keeping a man's semen out of a woman's vagina. Condoms also help prevent diseases that are spread by semen or by contact with infected sores in the genital area, including HIV. Most condoms go over a man's penis. A new type of condom... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...the risk of transmitting HIV to others. How Is HSV Transmitted? HSV infections are passed from person to person by direct contact with an infected area. You don't have to have an open HSV sore to spread the infection! Also, most people with... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...transmitted by being scratched? Can HIV be transmitted by being spit on by an HIV-infected person? Can I get HIV from casual contact (shaking hands, hugging, using a toilet, drinking from the same glass, or the sneezing and coughing of an... Read more »
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Visiting HIV infected person

Posted by tnk, 1 Reply
...know is what precautions should I take while our visit.. I have a 3 year old son.. I know that HIV doesn't spread by casual contacts like sharing the same dining table and so on... But I am worried about my son...He is very mischievous.. He... Read more »

I had hiv symptoms for the last two years and still..............

Posted by testednegative
...stimulation and it felt good, i expressed my concerns and he reassured me that he was negative and hiv didn?t spread through oral contact (a completely wrong notion). Around this time he went to a city for his higher studies and would be... Read more »

HIV and MRSA I need info.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...have also started getting cold sores on my lips for the first time in my life. My daughter gets them too. She has a lot of contact with the baby when she visits. And it is starting to scare me. HELP! Read more »

information

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...behavior HIV can infect anyone who practices risky behaviors such as * Sharing drug needles or syringes * Having sexual contact, including oral, with an infected person without using a condom * Having sexual contact with someone... Read more »