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Routes Of Transmission For HIV

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Are "Mono" and HIV related?

I have tested positive for "Mono" three times in the last 4 years. Would a positive Mono test be reason to be tested for HIV? I have no sore throat, night sweats, or any other possible symtoms.
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...infectious mononucleosis, is caused by the EBV virus, which is a member of the herpes family. It is quite different from the HIV virus. Mononucleosis does not lead to HIV infection, and HIV infection does not lead to mononucleosis. Also the... Read more »

Can baby That is positive infect adoptive parents .

We are adopting a baby that is H.I.V positive . Can we get it through careing for her? We have had... Read more »

i need to know..

what is the possibility of catching aids vairous through using whistle after infected... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

More Than 25% of Scottish Residents Cannot Identify Main Routes of HIV Transmission, Survey Finds

...intercourse, blood transfusions, injection drug use and mother-to-child transmission -- according to the recently released National AIDS Trust Public Attitudes to HIV survey, BBC News reports (BBC News, 1/17). About 6% of residents across the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

London's Guardian Examines Possible Transmission Route of Rare HIV Strain Detected in New York City Man

...A New York City man with a highly drug-resistant strain of HIV might have contracted the virus in a bathhouse from two Connecticut men who have been treated for drug-resistant HIV by Dr. Gary Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

World Must Come to Terms With HIV Transmission Routes, Opinion Piece Says

...inform decisions in others," Sepkowitz writes. He adds that this "buck passing has delayed the control" of the spread of HIV/AIDS in every country. It is imperative to adopt the "humility necessary" to control HIV and "accept the gothic... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Hispanics in U.S. Contract HIV Through Different Transmission Routes Based on Birthplace, MMWR Study Says

... HIV-positive Hispanics living in the U.S. contract the virus through different transmission routes primarily based on where they Read more »
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Posted by redribbon, 1 Reply
...a condom split on me and wouldn?t even kiss if i had cracked lips. I was obsessed to point that I used to phone the National Aids helpline to ensure what I was doing was safe and that I was protected. In May 2005 I had oral sex with a stranger,... Read more »

Sexual Relations With A Virgin- Advice needed!

Posted by scared_elf, 3 Replies
...My boyfriend is trustworthy and I don't doubt his commitment. But, being a hypochondriac I worry about "non-sexual" routes of HIV transmission. He has never injected drugs, received a blood transfusion or gotten HIV from birth. In my head I have... Read more »

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Posted by nightsunami, 7 Replies
anybody here infected by oral sex? i Read more »

Maybe I am too worried, but I want to know.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have two questions about hiv transmission. 1. It is said that hiv open to air will survive only for 20 minutes. Is it true? 2. How much hiv injected into Read more »