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Odds Of Infection Casual Contact

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Child's Casual Contact with HIV infected person

Hi,Every week, I bring my two year old with me to visit my grandmother. My cousin also lives with her and is HIV positive. I learned this a few months ago, when he started receiving treatment after actually being categorized as having AIDS. He is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,HIV is not transmitted by casual contact. Period. It's unfortunate that your pediatrician frightened us so unnecessarily. She is obviously misinformed about HIV-transmission Read more »

can the control positive vial at the HIV ELISA kit transmitt HIV infection if contacted skin

Dear Prof RobertI need your expert opinion about the possibility of HIV transmission by skin or... Read more »

WHAT ARE THE CHANCES OF GETTING INFECTED THROUGH CONTACT WITH FECES?

HELLO DOC:I RECENTLY PERFORMED PROTECTED ANAL SEX WITH A MAN. AFTER 2 MINUTES I REMOVED MY PENIS... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Annan to Contact Libyan Government Over Death Sentences of Bulgarian Workers Accused of Infecting Children With HIV

...U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan on Tuesday said he plans to contact the Libyan government "at a high level" to discuss a Libyan court verdict sentencing six Bulgarian health care workers and a Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Support Among Persons Infected With HIV for Routine Health Department Contact for HIV Partner Notification

...wanted help in notifying a recent sex partner. Seventy-eight percent of study participants believed the health department should contact all HIV-infected persons after diagnosis to help them access medical care and social services, and 68 percent... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...provides extensive information aboutall aspects of HIV treatment. We also provideinformation on Hep C. All calls, mailings and othercontacts are treated confidentially. Contact CATIEonline or by phone at: www.catie.ca ,1.800.263.1638. Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...fluids: Sweat Tears Saliva (spit) The spread of HIV can be prevented! There are ways to avoid, or at least reduce, contact with body fluids that spread HIV. This info sheet explains how. Methods of Transmission In the past, HIV was... Read more »
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HSV-2 WAYS OF INFECTION

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Are there any facts about how HSV-2 is transmitted? I have read that it can be contracted from genital to genital, and from genital to mouth - But what if I receive oral from a girl... Can she pass HSV2 from her mouth to my genitals? Read more »

yeast infection

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...hey i think i have a yeast infection , but it doesnt hurt when i pee ,it hurts to touch my whoole area down there .. i got oral sex last week and i want to know Read more »

Infection on purpose

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hello. Last year I hired a proffessional transvestite to make a transformation of me (im a man) in a woman. She is hiv positive. She without gloves apply make up to me, mascara, fake eyebrows, and lipstick. Most of the time I kept my eyes closed. Do... Read more »

Casual contact?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does anyone knows if someone has been infected by casual contact? I mean, someone getting infected even tough he/she never had unprotected anal, vaginal or swallowing semen? I mean, casual contact Read more »