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Risk Of Hiv Transmission To Household Members

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Ask the Experts

HIV transmission Household setting

Hi there, I'm an HIV positive guy on ART 5 years and undetectable.I'm living with family at the moment, with my nephew who comes over to stay occasionally. My mind has recently started racing about HIV transmission in household...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe risk of HIV transmission in a household setting is nil! There has to be a direct exchange of body fluid. It is just not possible to happen in your type of setting. Your nephew is a kid and they get sick all the time just like you would even... Read more »

Family members are IV Drug Users... is there a risk for me to be around them?

Hello I am a college student and live mostly on campus, except for when I go on breaks and stay... Read more »

Risks of unprotected anal sex (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

With a negative testing couple, are there any risks of unprotected anal sex? For example, the semen... Read more »
Articles
CDC National Prevention Information Network

Most Non-Household HIV Transmissions in Rural Uganda Come From Outside the Community

This article was reported by Healio . Healio reported that new findings from a large-scale, ongoing Uganda study found that most new HIV infections occurred from sexual relations with others outside of the newly infected person's community. It... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV-Related Risk Behavior Among Hispanic Immigrant Men in a Population-Based Household Survey in Low-Income Neighborhoods of Northern California

The authors compared risk behaviors and HIV testing between recent (in the United States The researchers found that recent immigrants were less likely to currently have a main sexual partner (45.3 percent compared to 67.2 percent, P Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual Network Structure Among a Household Sample of Urban African-American Adolescents in an Endemic Sexually Transmitted Infection Setting

The current study describes the structure of the sexual networks of a household sample of urban black adolescents in an area with moderate endemic rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). The authors note that while such networks play a key... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Camden, N.J., City Council Member Proposes Needle-Exchange Program to Prevent HIV, Hepatitis C Transmission

Camden, N.J., City Council Member Ali Sloan-El (R) on Tuesday plans to introduce legislation to allow a needle-exchange program in the city to reduce the spread of HIV and hepatitis C among injection drug users, even though the move would conflict... Read more »
Connect With Others

Requesting a family member to get tested.

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
So here's the deal. My wife and I have two beautiful little ones, 1 and 3. We also have the holidays coming up, and a family visitor that engages in what we would consider to be very risky sexual behaviour. I don't need anyone to tell me anything... Read more »

HIV Transmission Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I 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 »

Skin Abrasion on Penis / HIV Transmission Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello.
I just felt compelled to share an experience regarding potential HIV expousure through a tiny skin abrasion on the penis. In a trip abroad last year, I topped for a man of unknown status. I wore a condom, but after ejaculation I noticed that... Read more »

Transmission Risk?

Posted by grcboy77, 1 Reply
Hi,

Recently I rubbed a girl of unknown HIV status through her jeans. It felt a little damp. About 5 minutes later I thoughtlessly picked a pimple which bled. What is my HIV risk? Read more »