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Risks Of Contracting AIDS From Breast Milk

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DOC PLEASE I AM REALLY WORRIED NOW!!! (BREAST MILK, 2010)

I am still far away from the preferred testing time when it comes to the window period. I have been searching the internet for countless weeks now in regard to breast milk transmission in adults. I've read almost every question you have answered on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,OK, here's the scoop! Breast milk from a lactating HIV-positive woman does contain HIV; however, ingesting small amounts of HIV-tainted breast milk does not pose Read more »

HIV risk nipple sucking on lactating woman (BREAST MILK and HIV TRANSMISSION)

I am 30 years male and had a protected sex with female sex worker 5 months ago . I kissed her... Read more »

My Symptom-Oral sex-VVreast milk in mouth

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...not mean that HIV is transmitted by that body fluid or tissue. Only specific fluids (blood, semen, vaginal secretions, and breast milk) from an HIV-infected person can transmit HIV. These specific fluids must come in contact with a mucous... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About HIV/AIDS

...transmitted from an infected person to another through: Blood (including menstrual blood) Semen Vaginal secretions Breast milk Blood contains the highest concentration of the virus, followed by semen, followed by vaginal... Read more »
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

Search for Pediatric Vaccine Critical to Creating a Generation Free of HIV

...their goals of understanding infant immune responses to HIV and deciphering the complexities of transmission of HIV through breast milk. "A vaccine would be a game-changer in the battle against HIV/AIDS," said Pamela W. Barnes, president and CEO... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vitamin A Hikes HIV Loads in Breast Milk

...HIV-positive mothers in Tanzania, those who took vitamin A and beta-carotene supplements had significantly higher HIV loads in their breast milk than women who did not take them (P=0.02), as well as a higher risk of subclinical mastitis. This... Read more »
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any babies infected by breast milk?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Would someone know how many if any babies hiv infected by breast milk? Read more »

Gmanl

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Gman,seeing everyone seems to rely on you alot here,what is your feeling about massachusetts 6 week window period with a 3rd generation elisa,would you be comforable with that,also with your experiance since 1989 have you ever know someone to test... Read more »

I would appreciate your answer

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...lip.I had a very small breakage, abrasure on my lip caused by myself at the moment (with my teeth).What is the probability of contracting the virus on this circumstance?I mention that the abrasure on my lip didn't bleed although it was fresh.Is... Read more »

can you get HIV from fingering

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...do you get aids or HIV from fingering? Read more »