Is Hiv The Most Common Sexually Transmitted Infection
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Harvard Medical SchoolYou ask an excellent question, one which has challanged researchers. All forms of KS are caused by a herepsvirus (also known as HHV-8 or Kaposi's sarcoma herpesvirus). This herpesvirus is found predominately in the saliva (this is true for... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,No, we do not have reliable information as to how often this phenomenon occurs. As you can probably imagine it is quite challenging to conclusively prove that a particular strain of HIV was transmitted to an already infected individual. This... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHiI would say that they are all most likely using condoms and getting tested and knowing their status. Anyone who has sex is vulnerable to sexually transmitted infections and using protection is your best way to protect yourself.Be well and stay... Read more »
University of Cincinnati, College of MedicineIt sounds like you have a vaginal yeast infection that is either very persistent, or keeps coming back. See your doctor to make sure that's what it is, and get tested for both HIV and diabetes, both of which can be associated with persistent... Read more »
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1. What is HIV? What is AIDS?
2. Who can get HIV?
3. What are the ways in which HIV can be spread from one person to another?
4. Can I get HIV from oral sex?
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - HIV infection is likely to be transmitted before people are even aware that they are carriers, UK researchers report in the January 3rd issue of AIDS.
"The study demonstrates that a significant proportion of new HIV-1... Read more »
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