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Living In Hiv Positive Household

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Ask the Experts

passing hiv in household

Can you pass hiv on to others without sexual contact. What if you did not know you had hiv and had semen on your bed and kids slept in bed could they be infected?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello,With the exception of sharing of razors, household transmission of HIV has never been documented.I think that the kids will be fine.BY Read more »

Killing the HIV/AIDS virus germs in the household

My husband is training to be a paramedic and during his clinicals can come in contact with the... Read more »

household contact

Dear Doctor, My family has been living together with a HIV+ man for about a week's time. None of... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Malawi Plans to Launch Pilot Project That Will Provide Individual Household HIV/AIDS Testing, Official Says

... Malawi's National AIDS Commission in November or December is planning to launch a pilot project in Zomba, Malawi, that will provide HIV/AIDS testing Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Impact of HIV Infection on Households in Uganda Described

...In the present study, F. Nalugoda and colleagues assessed the burden of HIV on households and their leaders in Uganda. The researchers, working with the Uganda Virus Research Institute and The Johns Hopkins Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Orphans of the AIDS Epidemic? The Extent, Nature and Circumstances of Child-Headed Households in South Africa

...several representative national surveys between 2000 and 2007, the authors examined the extent to which children orphaned by AIDS are living in child-headed households. They also explored trends in the number of children living in child-only... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV-Related Risk Behavior Among Hispanic Immigrant Men in a Population-Based Household Survey in Low-Income Neighborhoods of Northern California

... The authors compared risk behaviors and HIV testing between recent (in the United States 5 years) Hispanic immigrant men (n=410). The investigators conducted a population-based, Read more »
Connect With Others

Baby-boomers living with HIV

Posted by Mondo, 6 Replies
...Baby-boomers living with HIV We lived through the fifties and sixties, with reminders from our parents to appreciate the things that they never had in the Read more »

TERRIFIED, PETRIFIED....lover left me

Posted by GodsChild82, 1 Reply
...praying almost every second that he is all right AND that I am all right. I've reached out to friends around the country who are HIV+ and they say that it is a manageable disease. I get that logically, I just wish someone would tell it to my... Read more »

Raising Children with HIV

Posted by TwinsDad, 3 Replies
...am posting this for my wife. She is still in denial and I want to help her with some information about raising children with HIV in 2005. Thank you for your cooperation. Read more »

HIV son's dad starting to make the the turn

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...starting to settle now that its been a few weeks and Im calming down and appreciative of the grace of a few folks here whi have HIV and are gay but maintained grace under fire which I coudnt manage to do. To clarify a few points; It was my son... Read more »