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Is Is Contagious Or Hereditary Aids

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Is HIV hereditary?

I'm just wondering if it is possible for HIV to be hereditary, for example: if the grandmother is HIV+, but the mother did not contract the disease, is it possible that the granddaughter could be HIV+? ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,No, HIV is not like blond hair, blue eyes, or big boobs. (You wouldn't happen to have at least two out of those three now would you?? ... just kidding. HIV cannot skip a generation. If Mom does not have HIV, she cannot possibly transmit it... Read more »

Difference between HIV impact and hereditary issues?

Hello. I am female, 32yrs old, and have been HIV+ since 1990 (based on history, though I was not... Read more »

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?... Read more »
Articles
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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ethiopia: Wife Inheritance Said Spreading HIV/AIDS

A representative of the Women's Affair Bureau in Gambella, Ethiopia, recently said that the traditional practice of men inheriting their deceased relatives' wives has helped to spread HIV in the region. Bureau members recently held a regional... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

PlusNews Examines Efforts of Malawi's New President to Restore Donor Relations, Fight HIV/AIDS

"Malawi's new president, Joyce Banda, has inherited an unenviable to-do list from former president Bingu wa Mutharika, and AIDS activists are hoping that bolstering the donor-dependent AIDS response will be one of her most urgent priorities," ... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Newsmaker Profile: Grant Colfax, M.D.

Dr. Grant Colfax inherited a massive job description. In March 2012 President Barack Obama appointed the former director of the San Francisco Department of Public Health's HIV programs as the director of the Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP),... Read more »
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HIV Highly Contagious Before Symptoms Show

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HIV Highly Contagious Before Symptoms Show: Study
Reuters Health
10.18.01

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 »

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 »

World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

Posted by Anonymous
World AIDS Day 2006: Raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

We urgently need to raise 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness to stop the epidemic spread of AIDS-related Myths, HIV-related Lies and Pharmogenocide: Iatrogenic 'AIDS' ('AIDS' caused by anti-retroviral' drugs).

World... Read more »