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What Is a Vaccine? How Does a Vaccine Work? What's Different About AIDS Vaccines? How Are AIDS Vaccines Tested? How Close Are We to an AIDS Vaccine? What About People Who Are Already Infected? What Else Is Being Studied? Next Steps What Is a Vaccine? The body's immune system normally reacts to anything it recognizes as foreign and tries to eliminate it. A vaccine is a substance that helps the immune system respond to a...
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HIV through sea water while blooding?

I have been to Durban (South Africa) where most of the people have AIDS. I was playing in sea water (near sea shore). Around me to many (unknown) people were playing. Suddenly something (most probably one Crab) has bite me on my leg, under water. I...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
There is no way this event could lead to HIV infection. First, most people in SA are not HIV+. The rate in that country is the highest in the world but is about 20% of adults. Second, crabs do not get HIV, so, thankfully, are not infectious.... Read more »

Animals and aids

If my cat bites someone wih aids and he breaks the skin and bleeds can my cat get aids? Then can my cat give aids to someone else if he bites another person and also breaks the skin. Does human aids live in a cat basically?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Cats and other animals are not affected by HIV in the same way that humans are; the Centers for Disease Control is clear on this issue. HIV will not cause illness in household pets and cannot be transmitted from an infected person to the pet, and... Read more »

HIV through sea water while bleeding?

I have been to Durban (South Africa) where most of the people have AIDS. I was playing in sea water (near sea shore). Around me to many (unknown) people were playing. Suddenly something (most probably one Crab) has bite me on my leg, under water. I...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiGood news, you cannot get HIV from a crab bite and from sea water. HIV transmission occurs with direct exchange of body fluid through vaginal, anal or oral sex. You should follow up with your health care provider with the symptoms that you are... Read more »

its for you ( Update on AIDS Vaccine Research and Advocacy 2009

good morning siri would like to draw your kind attention over this recent research for an effective vaccinelots of love one of your lovers kualalumpur...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I'll reprint some information below about recent developments in HIV vaccine research.Dr. BobAIDS Vaccine Research and Advocacy: An Update By Emily Bass, Cindra Feuer, and Mitchell WarrenIs an AIDS vaccine necessary? Is an AIDS vaccine even... Read more »
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TENGO SINTOMA, tengo miedo de que sea HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
Mi vida era casi perfecta, con mi novia de hace 7 aos, un trabajo muy bueno, me estoy por recibir de analista de sistemas, pero todo se derrumbo cuando conoci a una chica (infiel a mi novia) y tuve relaciones con ella, siempre me cuide con... Read more »

I got infected by an animal

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I'm serious. My doctor told me that if the animal has hiv it can give it to you by scratching you. I work with monkeys and feel I may be exposed. Thats how the virus made it into humans I think.

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Sea Men

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is it true that hiv can be transmitted by sea men? I keep hearing about how hiv is in sea men, but I can't figure out why. I mean they must know what they're talking about because they probably see hiv in sea men when they do medical tests. Why sea... Read more »

duda ganglio aunque no sea HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Hola, alguna vez sent que hablaban acerca de ganglios que lastiman y pueden salir pus. Eso es verdad? En qu casos se puede dar? Es el caso de la infeccion por HIV??? Es ms: es el caso de la primoinfeccion por HIV???
Qu otras razones hay para tener... Read more »