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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...common mode of transmission than other sexual behaviors (anal and vaginal sex). There have been a few cases of HIV transmission from performing oral sex on a person infected with HIV. While no one knows exactly what the degree of risk is, evidence suggests that the risk is less than that of unprotected anal or vaginal sex. If the person performing oral sex has HIV, blood from their mouth may enter the body of the person receiving oral sex...
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HCV Transmission

I am 29 year old Canadian male suffering from HCV transmission anxiety. To get infected by HCV, infected blood has to contact my bloodstream. Does that mean the blood has to hit a vein or artery? Or does the infected blood just have to somehow...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I cannot answer all your questions but the main issue is that - yes HCV is mainly transmitted with a blood to blood exposure among injection drug users and sometimes through sex that is associated with some minor trauma. No I would Read more »

NEW RESEARCH ON HIV and HERPES - NO NEED FOR OPEN SORES FOR TRANSMISSION???

Dear Dr. Bob: You have been extremely helpful to me over the years and I have donated to support the great work you are doing. I have been somewhat satisfied with being sexually active with women using a condom correctly every time based on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Press Release Scientists Learn Why Even Treated Genital Herpes Sores Boost the Risk of HIV InfectionAugust 2, 2009New research helps explain why infection with herpes simplex virus-2 (HSV-2), which... Read more »

Not found similar question. 100 euros donated.

Doctor Bob, English is not my first language, but I hope this message will be anyhow clear.I had protected sex with a street girl in a car, the same car after about 30 minutes I left it, has been used by other persons.Now Im wondering about how long...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...The environment inside the car would not significantly affect the survival of HIV outside the body left on any of the car's surfaces. There would be no HIV-transmission risk to other folks using the car 30 minutes after taking your streetwalker... Read more »

menstrual blood residue

Hello,Firstly thank you for providing such a fantastic resource.Sorry for asking what may be a very paranoid question, but here we go:I live with HIV+ women and am concerned about coming into contact with traces of menstrual blood left behind on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,What do I think? Well, even better, I can tell you what I know! HIV is not transmitted by casual contact. Period. Even if you were using door handles as a dildo, your HIV-acquisition risk would still be nonexistent. The only way you Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV and Its Transmission

...actually found in blood or other specimens, drying of HIV-infected human blood or other body fluids reduces the theoretical risk of environmental transmission to that which has been observed -- essentially zero. Incorrect interpretation of... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

...increased amount of fat, or lipids, in their bloodsuch as cholesterol and triglycerides. Higher cholesterol levels can increasethe risk of a heart attack or stroke. Higher triglycerides can increase therisk of damage to the pancreas... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

HIV and Your Immune System

...combination, they are generally more effective at blocking the HIV lifecycle, sometimes at several distinct steps, while minimizing the risk of dose-related side effects of any one medicine used alone. Fusion Antiviral medications target... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...activity, people have reportedlybecome infected with HIV in this way. A number of studies have tried todetermine the exact level of risk of oral sex, but it can be difficult to getaccurate information from study participants. Since oral sex is... Read more »
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time line

Posted by Anonymous
...announce that they have successfully tested a vaccine in the lab. The Genentech vaccine incorporates the gp120 protein on HIV's surface, the idea being that the gp120 would stimulate an immune response. The vaccine produces HIV antibodies in... Read more »

blood donation again

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...Hey there! Is it possible for blood not to be visible to the eye, but nonetheless could it transmit dangerous virus? I'm the guy with the blood donation session, Read more »

how easy does it spread

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...a girl about 4 years ago, and the sex lasted only 2 minutes(i know I am sad, I was drunk). Lets say if she is affected with HIV, what is the % I will get the HIV from her. THanks for the help. Read more »

can you get HIV from fingering

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...do you get aids or HIV from fingering? Read more »