Routes Of Transmission For HIV
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London's Guardian Examines Possible Transmission Route of Rare HIV Strain Detected in New York City ManA 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 Blick of Norwalk, Conn., London's Guardian reports... Read more »
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Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesAnal and vaginal receptive intercourse, meaning the person in whom the penis is inserted. Receptive anal intercourse is generally considered a more efficient means of transmission than receptive vaginal intercourse. A receptive partner is more... Read more »
Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesAcne is not a known route for HIV transmission. More importantly, people don't get infected with HIV or other STIs through public restrooms (sometimes called casual contact). The CDC hasn't documented any cases of transmission occurring... Read more »
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Posted by AnonymousAbout 8 weeks ago I engaged in protected sex/protected oral/protected hand job. Yes I know I sound like the poster boy for safe sex, but the one problem was I had a few pimples on the very base of the penis. During the period of typical ARS I felt... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI've heard that the only people who need to test beyond the standard 3 month window are IV drug users.
So here's a good question: What if someone had a risky sexual encounter with an IV drug user (HIV+ because of drug use)? Would that mean they... Read more »
Posted by health2010, 1 Replyis it true that an hiv test is invalid if the blood drawn for the test is among several drawings of blood duirng the same session for other tests? Read more »
Posted by bartleby, 2 RepliesBefore you worry your head off about HIV, please make sure you understand some basics to see if you if you were at risk.
What is HIV?
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