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Probability Of Getting HIV From Toilet Seat

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HIV-2 Initial test positive. Probabilities...

Hello,I recently had an STD checkup. Apparently, it was the first time I was checked for HIV as well.I am going off memory here, but I received complete negative on a Western blot for HIV-1. I received a positive for HIV-2, but the clinic said...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Worried Guy,If you've had essentially no potential contact with HIV-2, the chances of you being HIV-2 positive would be so remote that they become essentially nonexistent. HIV-2 remains extremely Read more »

Is it probable that I have HIV?

Three weeks ago i met a guy who was really hot. We eneded up hanging out for like 5 days and in a... Read more »

Physician with probable HIV infection

Dr. Frascino, I am a practing physician whose partner recently tested positive for HIV. Given the... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effective AIDS Vaccine Probably at Least a Decade Away, Researcher Says

...going to have a vaccine that is going to prevent AIDS? Probably not," Dr. Anthony Fauci told the President's Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS. Fauci said clinical trials are underway on a vaccine that seems to have at least partial effect and "some... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sex Without Disclosure of Positive HIV Serostatus in a U.S. Probability Sample of Persons Receiving Medical Care for HIV Infection

...It is difficult to identify a more charged issue in AIDS prevention than that of nondisclosure of positive HIV status to sexual partners. As of 1999, 31 states had statutes making sexual contact without disclosure a criminal offense. Public Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence and Predictors of HIV Testing Among a Probability Sample of Homeless Women in Los Angeles County

...With the advent of effective new therapies for HIV infection, the importance of HIV testing for early diagnosis and treatment has never been greater. Yet little is known about Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Viagra, Methamphetamine and HIV Risk: Results From a Probability Sample of MSM, San Francisco

...study to evaluate the prevalence and factors of Viagra use in combination with crystal methamphetamine and its relationship to HIV risk behavior in a probability sample of men who have sex with men (MSM). They conducted a cross-sectional,... Read more »
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Likelihood of contracting HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...things even worse by possibly getting this girl pregnant). I saw my doctor, and she said it's less likely for a guy to contract HIV from a girl -- in other words, not nearly as likely as it is for a girl to contract HIV from a guy via vaginal... Read more »

Can I catch HIV infection this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...the presence of mind to discard it? I can't understand. Now I have to live with the thought that I may have exposed myself to HIV infection. I mean, the toilet paper which came into contact with the seat actually also came into contact with my... Read more »

sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
...My fiance just told me her sister has aids. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick Read more »

Divorced hiv positive dad

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
...Hello, I am the ex wife of an hiv positive dad. He became positive after our divorce. I am having a hard time dealiing with his status. We have two very small Read more »