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Risk Of AIDS Transmission From Drinking Water

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

...heart disease, asthma and kidney disease. In one study, fifty-seven percent of children who had been hospitalized as a result of 2009 H1N1 have had one or more "higher risk" medical conditions. Young children are also at high risk of serious complications from 2009 H1N1, just as they are from seasonal flu. And while people 65 and older are less likely to be infected with 2009 H1N1 flu , if they get sick, they are also at "high risk" of...
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Dental spittoon - risk of exposure

Dear Dr. Bob!I am a dental nurse, on clinic last week I went to fill up the mouthrinse for the patient...however the pressure of the tap (clean drinking water) was on very high it hit the spittoon surface which had saliva and a small blood from the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, Read more »

low dose asprin + HIV meds

Thanks for your answers.I had blood drawn for labs and the blood barely trickled into the vial. The lady asked if I drank water today and I had. I also had a glass of water 1 hour before the appointment. She switched to another vein in the opposite...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...enough to correct things if your dehydrated. Drinking more water (unless you're talking about 5 gallons) won't increase your risk of stroke. As for a low-dose aspirin, I'd talk to your doctor first, but while this may have some benefits in heart... Read more »

HIV - AIDS Transmission

Hi, my mom is infected by HIV, i help her appllying pain releif ointment on her back bone, i see the blood scratches on her body.. is there any chance that it is transmitted to me. Please help i am in big delima.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...cryptosporidiosis is in the water. If you hear that the water in your community may have cryptosporidiosis parasites, boil your drinking water for at least 1 minute to kill the parasite, then let the water cool before drinking. You may want to... Read more »

Please Help-Transmission by sharing drinking water cup

Dear Mr. Kull,I am very much worried about this incidence, your advice will be very much helpful.Recently I happened to drink water from a cup, that is used by a few people, at a party. is there a chance of hiv transmission, If there is any blood...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...that really isn't the issue here. HIV is just not spread by casual contact. There have been several studies that examine the risk of transmission through casual contact. Family members living with an HIV positive person in all of these studies... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Is Drinking Water in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, Safe for Infant Formula?

...each household. The median age of the caretakers was 27 years. Forty- nine (41 percent) caretakers had no formal education. Drinking water was typically collected from the municipal system by a family member and was stored in 99 (83 percent) of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

IRIN/ PlusNews Examines Efforts to Increase Access to Safe Drinking Water Among HIV-Positive People in Sudan

... IRIN/ PlusNews on Monday examined efforts to increase access to safe drinking water among HIV-positive people living in Sudan. According to IRIN/ PlusNews , people living with HIV are especially vulnerable to Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Videx EC

...including neuropathy. The combined use of Videx and Retrovir (zidovudine, AZT), Zerit (stavudine, d4T), or hydroxyurea may increase risk of peripheral neuropathy. Either Videx or Videx EC taken with Zerit increases the risk of facial wasting, or... Read more »
Project Inform

Flu Season and Living With HIV

...or common cold. People with HIV are more likely to get complications from the flu, such as pneumonia. They are also at higher risk of dying from the flu. Therefore, people living with HIV are considered a priority group to get a flu shot in order... Read more »
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Worried after performing oral on multiple partners

Posted by alanwann, 2 Replies
...days now I have sores in my throat like strep ,blisters on lips and a lot of diarrhea .I have asked others and say its not HIV just nervousness.Ive heard you cant get anything from swallowing and giving head and I never really worried before. I... Read more »

Breast Sucking

Posted by ryan2, 3 Replies
...could suck on it and i did ,suck it 4 times and she pulled away,then i teasted somthing on my tonge .i said goodby and drove off drinking water and spitting it out 3 weeks later texts book symptoms major Flu(sour throat ,head... Read more »

scared in tenn.

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
i tested neg. at 13 weeks. but i have been having severe headaches for the past month. could the test been wrong. Read more »

pos and neg dating

Posted by livesinadream, 3 Replies
...other person. Hes scared every time we are together that he will get infected. I am so tired of hurting and so tired of having hiv be this huge issue in our relationship. He has been there for me since the day I found out and I love him so... Read more »