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Risk Of Hiv Transmission

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Risk of HIV transmission to my 5 year old daughter? Please answer if you have time

Dear Dr BobFirstly apologies for contacting you again - I promise that I will donate and take heed of your valued advice. I am the lady with OCD with 'deep seated fears' from a traumatic experience as a child in Africa. I will be taking your...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you are worrying over nothing are right on target. Once again, it's your OCD, not HIV, that's at issue. The HIV transmission risk via a hamster bite is nonexistent. HIV testing is certainly not warranted. A hamster bite has nothing in common with... Read more »

Risk of HIV transmission?- please answer I will donate

OKay I'm sorry to take up your time - I have OCD and a deep seated fear as I was raped as a child... Read more »

Cherry Angioma and risk of HIV transmission

Hi Doc,Does skin with Cherry Angioma poses a risk for HIV transmission if exposed to semen? In an... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

ART Associated With Reduced Risk of HIV Transmission to Sexual Partners, Study Shows

...HIV, Agence France-Presse reports. The observational study found that treating HIV-positive patients with ART reduced the risk of HIV transmission to their sexual partners by 92 percent (5/26). For the study, "more than 3,400 heterosexual... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Herpes Drug Acyclovir Does Not Reduce Risk of HIV Transmission, Does Slow HIV Progression, Study Says

... The drug acyclovir, which suppresses herpes simplex virus-2, does not reduce the risk of HIV transmission when taken by HIV-positive people who also have herpes, according to a study conducted by researchers at the University of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Low Maternal Vitamin D Increases the Risk of HIV Transmission to Offspring

...and 27 percent at two years. Multivariate analyses showed low maternal vitamin D levels were linked with a 50 percent higher risk of HIV transmission at six weeks, a 200 percent higher risk during breastfeeding for babies who were not infected at... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Risk of HIV Transmission From Heterosexual Intercourse Could Be Underestimated, Study Finds

... The standard method for assessing risk of HIV transmission through heterosexual intercourse could be flawed, according to a study published in the Lancet Infectious Diseases and presented Read more »
Connect With Others

Skin Abrasion on Penis / HIV Transmission Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...bleeding was present, yet I instantly panicked. Upon discussing it with the guy, he shared some concerning information about risky behavior, long-time refusal to test, and AIDS-related death of a partner. I sank into a severe period of HIV... Read more »

Risks of HIV Infection

Posted by chrisenquist, 2 Replies
...I had protected sex with a sex worker at Thailand. I used condoms but I have few doubts on the condom usage with regards to Risks of HIV Infection 1st: What are the risks of infection if the condom slips off during withdrawl 2nd: I still remember... 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 Read more »

Penis Glans and the risk of contracting HIV

Posted by dopey33, 3 Replies
...penis. I immediately washed my penis with warm water and dry it up. I am concern because online it talks about how you can get HIV if any contaminated fluids goes as far as touching the glans. Please confirm if this is true or not. I have no... Read more »