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Per Act Risk Hiv Transmission

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HOW THE "HELL" DO YOU KNOW!!!

Dr.Bob I was reading through the archives and I came across a post that said " If you use a hypodermic needle directly after an HIV infected person used it to inject illegal drugs, the odds of you getting infected with HIV are 67/10000???" How do...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...partner by injection-drug users and receptive anal intercourse with a poz partner. Considering the consequences of HIV disease, a risk of 67 per 10,000 exposures is indeed very significant!Dr. Bob Read more »

Does HAART act as a PEP for those at risk of co-infection or re-infection?

I apologize that this question is not about the topic of fatigue and anemia.I have been reading up... Read more »

Can HIV be passed along from a "bottom" sexual partner to a "top" partner?

Hi,I am finding The Body website to be very informative and helpful. What I need clarafied is if... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Health Officials Concerned That "Extreme Sex Acts" in Pornography Films Put Actors at Greater Risk of HIV Infection

...and health advocates are concerned that "increasingly extreme sex acts" may be putting pornographic film actors at a greater risk of contracting HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases, the Los Angeles Times reports. The adult film... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

No Decrease in Risk per Sex Act?

...Australian study published in the February 4, 2010, advance online edition of AIDS yielded the unexpected finding that the risk of transmission per act of sex between men -- in particular uncircumcised men -- appears not to have fallen since... Read more »
U.S. Department of Justice

The Americans With Disabilities Act and the Rights of Persons With HIV/AIDS to Obtain Occupational Training and State Licensing

...excluded from the activities or services of a private or public entity because of a health concern only if they pose a significant risk to the health or safety of others, known as a "direct threat," that cannot be eliminated or reduced to an... Read more »
White House

Remarks by the President at Signing of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act of 2009

...13-year-old boy from central Indiana contracted HIV/AIDS from a transfusion. Doctors assured people that Ryan White posed no risk to his classmates or his community. But ignorance was still widespread. People didn't yet understand or believe that... Read more »
Connect With Others

Risk of Catching HIV in Single Sex Act Low

Posted by Anon_E_Moose, 1 Reply
...nine or 10 times a month, and over time, 38 people became infected. Earlier data from the same research team showed that the risk of people transmitting HIV is slight if the amount of virus in their bloodstream is low. Those findings have... Read more »

lip sores unprotected oral hiv risk

Posted by smkl, 1 Reply
...Hello I am aware that risk from unprotected insertive fellatio is relatively lower. But what is freaking me out is that post the episode- I discovered Read more »

Skin Abrasion on Penis / HIV Transmission Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...bleeding was present, yet I instantly panicked. Upon discussing it with the guy, he shared some concerning information about risky behavior, long-time refusal to test, and AIDS-related death of a partner. I sank into a severe period of HIV... Read more »

Symptoms on the night of the act

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Went to the clinic and got shots and meds for the usual STDs (which seemed to clear up the sore throat) and was told I was low risk for HIV. Three months later, I'm having all the symptoms again--swollen lymph nodes, insomnia, fatigue during the... Read more »