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Reported Cases Of Transmission By Hand Job

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...percent, a figure based on the findings of several studies of health care workers who received punctures from HIV-contaminated needles or were otherwise exposed to HIV-contaminated blood. For more information on preventing occupational exposure to HIV, refer to the CDC fact sheet, " Preventing Occupational HIV Transmission to Healthcare Personnel ." Although the most important strategy for reducing the risk of occupational HIV...
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Resuming sex after recent diagnosis (SUPERINFECTION) (DUAL INFECTION) (CO-INFECTION) (REINFECTION) (SWISS REPORT)

My boyfriend and I both tested positive one month ago. Blood tests indicated that we do not have other STDs (thankfully). We have heard mixed things (1) about the need to use condoms if we are monogamous and (2) about how quickly we can resume...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...completely avoidable situation occurs less frequently than we originally feared. Recent data indicate it occurs most readily in cases of recent HIV infection. Collecting data on reinfection cases is difficult and performing controlled clinical... Read more »

oral sex (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX, 2011)

my boyfriend is HIV positive and I am not, he tells me that because of his undetectable status having oral sex will not affect me. I need to know if this is so
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...definitive result. In the U.S. the CDC recommends three months, unless there are extenuating circumstances, such as a significant occupational exposure in a health care worker or a significant exposure with a partner confirmed to be HIV positive... Read more »

Does undetectable mean that transmission isn't possible?

Hi...I started dating a guy recently. He has been HIV pozitive for three years, his T4 count is 568, and he claims that, since the virus is undetectable in blood, he can't infect me even while barebacking. I'm not so sure about that...are there...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the conditions described in the statement. In the one study that included treated patients with undetectable viral load, no cases of HIV transmission were reported. In four studies of untreated patients with HIV RNA below 400 copies/mL, only one... Read more »

Undetectable info is worst case scenario

I have been HIV positive for ten years. I have been undetectable since I went on meds. I have had five relationships of more than a year in the last ten years. We chose to eventually abandon safe sex (other than my cumming in my partners) at some...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...relates to the various forms of sexual activities. But, I was most surprised to learn that there have been virtually no known cases of HIV dual infection in any HIV+ individual who has been positive for more than three years. That would explain... Read more »
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An Overview of Zerit (Stavudine, d4T)

...any medication that is outdated or no longer needed. Talk to your pharmacist about the proper disposal of your medication. In case of emergency/overdose: In case of overdose, call your local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. If the... Read more »
Infectious Diseases in Corrections Report

Index of Articles From Infectious Diseases in Corrections Report

...Annie De Groot, M.D. Infection Control in the Correctional Setting By Joseph Bick, M.D., C.C.H.P. IDCR-o-Gram: Management of Occupational Exposures to Blood or Body Fluids To read PDF, click here ID 101: Elements of Hand Washing and... Read more »
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Hepatitis: Overview

...systems are healthy. Hepatitis can lead to serious scarring (cirrhosis) of the liver and liver failure, which can be fatal. Many cases of hepatitis aren't treated because people either don't feel sick at all, or think they have the flu. The most... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...swimming in the same pool as someone with HIV. Some people talk about "shared body fluids" being risky for HIV, but no documented cases of HIV have been caused by sweat, saliva or tears. However, even small amounts of blood in your mouth might... Read more »
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Breast secretions on penis, any reported cases?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...some secretions from her breasts onto my penis and continued to give the hand job. Does anyone know if there are any reported cases of transmission this way? I know that breast milk can carry HIV but I do not believe that this was breast milk. I... Read more »

time line

Posted by Anonymous
...Peter Piot 1979 Epidemic becomes visible in Haiti Between June 1979 and November 1981, doctors in Haiti diagnose 12 cases of Kaposi's sarcoma (KS), a rare skin cancer usually found in older Eastern European men. The cancer is new and... Read more »

Acute HIV Infection - Help!!

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...me unprotected oral sex. The fever was 99F with headache, weakness, night sweats, funny sensations in my body, tingling in my hands and feet. This fever has lasted 6 weeks and aint going. In the 2nd and 5th week I got CBC done. High Lymph >50%,... Read more »

NOT A MYTH

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Abel S, Cesaire R, Cales-Quist D, Bera O, Sobesky G, Cabie A. Occupational transmission of human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis C virus after a punch. Clin Infect Dis 2000 Dec;31(6):1494-5 Read more »