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Other Than Blood Transfers And Sexually Transmitted What Are The Other Ways You Can Get Aids

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...tissue of a person living with HIV. It is important to understand however, that finding a small amount of HIV in a body fluid or tissue does not mean that HIV is transmitted by that body fluid or tissue. Only specific fluids (blood, semen, vaginal secretions, and breast milk) from an HIV-infected person can transmit HIV. These specific fluids must come in contact with a mucous membrane or damaged tissue or be directly injected into the...
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13 and confused

Can you get HIV/AIDS over the phone? I was talking to my uncle that has HIV/AIDS and now I'm soooooo worried I could have got it! while we were talking he said "ouch I bit my tongue"!!!! what if he was bleeding and it transferred to me through the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Danny,No, you cannot contract HIV over the phone. No way. No how. See below.Dr. BobMy mom asked a question for me (HOW HIV IS TRANSMITTED, 2010)May 16, 2010Hi Read more »

Is A.I.D.S Contageous after death

iS A.I.D.S Contageous after death
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...days?Response from Dr. FrascinoHello,Your HIV-acquisition risk is completely nonexistent. (See below.)The reason that the cadaver blood could test "HIV positive" 11 days after death and not be infectious is that the HIV-screening test does not... Read more »

hiv blood in raw honey

Hi Bob, Thank you so much for answering my question. I will be sending my donation which I have already promised.You said hiv does not survive outside the body(includes in raw honey). But I read it in some websites where they mentioned that the hiv...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...on that, OK? Delving into the scientific explanation would not be helpful (or interesting). (By the way, even in a syringe, HIV does not survive for "more than a month," despite what you may have read.)That you are deliberately cutting yourself... Read more »

AIDS after death

my wife works as an undertaker. Does the AIDS virus live after death and can she contract AIDS from working with body fluids of corpses?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...(RISK OF HIV FROM CORPSE OR CADAVER)Nov 14, 2008 I am an embalmer at a local funeral home and yesterday I was exposed to the blood of a person who is HIV positive. The person had spent approximately 2 days at the Medical Examiner's and was... Read more »
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The Well Project

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

...help you and your health care provider keep track ofhow you are doing in the following areas: Immune System Status How HIV is affecting your immune system If you need to start or switch HIV drugs Example of lab test: CD4 cell... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Blood Sugar and Fats

... Side Effects of Antiretroviral Medications? Blood Sugar Blood Fats See Fact Sheet 121 for information on the Complete Blood Count and Fact Sheet 122 for tests included Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

... Why Should You Get Tested for HIV? What Are HIV Antibody Tests? ELISA Western Blot (WB) Assay Indirect Immunofluorescence Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Complete Blood Count (CBC)

... The Complete Blood Count (CBC) Red Blood Cell Tests White Blood Cell Tests The Complete Blood Count (CBC) The most common laboratory test Read more »
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blood at swimming pool

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Someone had cut himself at the swimming pool and there were bloody footsteps on the floor (fresh blood). I think I accidentally stepped on the blood (I was bare-footed). Is this a possible Read more »

blood donation

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I donated blood for the first time a couple of months ago during a blood drive. Once, they got my blood, they placed a piece of cotton on the Read more »

Donating Blood

Posted by SamGlue, 2 Replies
...seroconverter, would the combined ELISA and NAT test used by the blood bank (I'm now at 14 weeks) ensure that they would catch HIV infection in my blood? By all rights I should be negative but I would like to clarify that there is no way I... Read more »

hickey

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...is it possible for HIV to be transmitted by getting or giving a hickey? thanks Read more »