Perinatal Hiv Transmission Via Rectal Thermometer
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Rapid HIV Testing and Prevention of Perinatal HIV Transmission in High-Risk Maternity Hospitals in St. Petersburg, RussiaTo evaluate the effectiveness of an HIV rapid testing (RT) program, the researchers offered point-of-care RT -- including antiretroviral prophylaxis for positive women and their infants -- to pregnant women with no or incomplete HIV testing results... Read more »
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Dude, it really doesn't matter what you personally believe or what wild notions you might concoct about your cock and acquisition of HIV. The reality of your situation is that you became infected with HIV because you unwisely decided to... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Unprotected sex is risky business, whether you're the top gun or bottom boy. It's concerning to see how many guys think that if they only top they are not at risk for contracting HIV/AIDS! This is certainly not the case. See... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,My most important comment would be that unprotected anal sex is risky business, even for a top who doesn't thrust! That your exposure was brief decreases your risk somewhat. HIV testing is definitely warranted. See below.Dr. BobRe: risk... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,The CDC statistical estimate of risk provides information about relative risk rather than actual risk applicable to a specific encounter. Unprotected insertive anal sex with a poz partner (6.5 per 10,000 exposures) is, for example, much riskier... Read more »
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Posted by kitbonner, 1 ReplyHey guys! Was going all over this site, and was trying to find some information for a report I'm doing for my anatomy/physiology class. Was hoping one (or more!) of you might be able to help me!
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Posted by health2010, 1 Replyis it true that an hiv test is invalid if the blood drawn for the test is among several drawings of blood duirng the same session for other tests? Read more »
Posted by bartleby, 2 RepliesBefore you worry your head off about HIV, please make sure you understand some basics to see if you if you were at risk.
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI need to ascess my risk for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases. 6 days ago, I met up with this man that I had chatted to online and we had unprotected sex.
There was a lot of open mouth kissing and fondling. He proceeded to masturbate... Read more »
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