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Main Transmission Of Hiv

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Get the Facts
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...begin and maintain behavioral changes that reduce the risk of becoming infected. For women who are found to be infected, it can assist in getting early treatment and avoiding infecting others. For more information, refer to " HIV/AIDS among Women Who Have Sex with Women ." Can I get HIV from getting a tattoo or through body piercing? A risk of HIV transmission does exist if instruments contaminated with blood are either not sterilized...
Ask the Experts

at higher risk than most on here, will donate (ARS SYMPTOMS) (PRIMARY HIV INFECTION SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS)

i am going crazy and wont have access to a test again for 4.5 weeks, trust me i am getting one as soon as i step foot off the plane in the usa. however, until then i am going absolutely crazy. the reason is that my neck has been pressured and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...an HIV test at the three-month mark, whether or not you have symptoms. 5. Donation information for The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation can be found on our Web site at www.concertedeffort.org. Our address is: The Robert James Frascino AIDS... Read more »

Hetrosex is not the primary source of HIV/AIDS in the Developing World

Hi Dr Bob,Please consider this argument.Studies have proved that the rapid spread of this disease in the developing world is primarily the outcome of poor hospital sanitation. People in Africa are more likely to be infected by dirty injections...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,The wildfire spread of HIV/AIDS in developing countries has many overlapping causes, including, but not limited to, poverty. Yes, the "moral problem" rationality Read more »

Project Research

What are the main causes of AIDS/HIV?
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
...The main transmission routes of the AIDS/HIV virus are sexual exposure, blood exposure, and perinatal transmission.BJ Read more »

HIV-2 primary infection & meds

I am in the primary infection stage of HIV-2. My T-cells are at 800 and viral load at 1600. Due to it being type 2, what are your thoughts on starting early treatment?
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...treatment studies have been done. Because of the lower virulence of this virus I would be less inclined to recommend treatment of primary infection, especially with the low viral load. HIV-2 has natural resistance to medications like Sustiva... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

More Than 25% of Scottish Residents Cannot Identify Main Routes of HIV Transmission, Survey Finds

...intercourse, blood transfusions, injection drug use and mother-to-child transmission -- according to the recently released National AIDS Trust Public Attitudes to HIV survey, BBC News reports (BBC News, 1/17). About 6% of residents across the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Maine: Grant to Assist Aroostook County Residents With HIV/AIDS

... Community Health and Counseling Services (CHCS) can boost its HIV/AIDS case management offerings to Aroostook County residents thanks to a one-year, $23,709 grant from the state Department of Health Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Majority of Rwandans Consider Either Poverty or HIV/AIDS to Be Country's Main Problem, Survey Says

... The majority of Rwandans consider either HIV/AIDS or poverty to be the main problem facing the country, according to a national survey commissioned by Rwanda's New Times , the Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Addiction Main Channel of AIDS Transmission in Afghanistan: Health Minister

...Amin Fatime called on all government institutions to ramp-up their anti-drug efforts. Afghanistan has officially registered 556 HIV cases and nine AIDS-related deaths. Back to other news for December 2009 Search the Newsroom archive Read more »
Connect With Others

Anyone in Maine that I can talk to about my HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I am really depressed about my HIV and would love to find a positive friend that I can talk to in Maine. Im in South Portland Read more »

Living w/HIV in Maine

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I want to move to Southern Maine. Living in NYC, I am currently spoiled by all the services available in NYC. How does Maine rate in terms of services, informed Read more »

Acute Primary HIV Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...better, and have consulted the doctor YET again on 29 Dec 99 with the same complaints. What are the signs and symptoms of the Primary Acute HIV infection stage? To me, it seems that it comprises of flu-like sickness and resembles the one I'm... Read more »

Verification of Primary Acute HIV infection.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...within 1 month after the "exposure". Can someone(having experienced) please tell me if such are the symptoms of the Acute Primary HIV infection. Can lymph nodes be found at the muscle (behind the kneecap)? How do swollen/tender lymph nodes... Read more »