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Social Factors That Make Children At Risk Of HIV

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The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

Table of Contents Introduction The Facts About HIV Starting the Discussion Talking to Children of Different Ages Taking Care of Yourself Related Info Sheets by The Well Project Introduction HIV is a tough subject for parents, guardians, and caregivers to discusswith their children. However it is important that all families have thisdiscussion. There are many reasons you may want to discuss HIV and AIDS withyour children: you...
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Obsessive Compulsive disorder and social contact with hiv-friend?

Hi! I have a friend who has been working 5 weeks in a hospital in south africa. There he worked in a heart and lung section for children. During his stay he slept with a girl (that he met. She worked as a waitress) but used a condom. How afraid...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
If he used the condom correctly (put it on properly before inserting, and withdrew while securing the condom) then he should not be afraid. As for visiting your friend, you are not at risk unless you handle blood or other body fluids with open... Read more »

16 year old HIV+ patient without risk factors

I recently had a patient diagnosed with HIV. The patient was 16 years old and had no risk factors. She had never had sex or used any illicit drugs. However, her mother has also been HIV+ for the past four years. I would like to know where to...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question.Sometimes when a person tests HIV positive, we initially are not able to determine how they became infected. But very often, when we investigate further, we do discover how the person actually did became infected.In a... Read more »

risk factor of hiv for a v shortime penetration

hi sir, i had sex last night with a black guy.black guy is hiv positive but in excellent health.i m a total top and i m hiv negative. i have herpes but no sores or anything on my penis.he was bottom.first he sucked my cock for v long time and then...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Unprotected sex does place you at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV, even if the barebacking was only brief. My advice is that you get an HIV-antibody test at the three- and six-month marks. I also strongly advise you never place... Read more »

Acute HIV acquisition risk from different factors.

Hey there,First off I'd like to say what an informative site. A lot of information on here and it has put my mind at ease. I would like to ask a few questions about my Hiv risk. I was tested for Hiv 4 years ago and thankfully the results came...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiGreat questions:1. Oral sex carries the lowest risk of HIV transmission. A broken tooth is not an increased risk. If you had active bleeding or open sores then it would increase your chance.2. I agree with our friend, again oral sex carries the... Read more »
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Risk Factor and Assessment

Posted by Anonymous
I have a question for anyone who is knowledgeable in HIV infection risk factors.

About 15 weeks ago I had unprotected sex with a female stripper for about 40 seconds to a minute. I stopped her after that. I did not ejaculate. In the following six... Read more »

Risk factor?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is it likely to catch HIV if you have vaginal sex with a man without a condom, but he doesn't ejaculate inside you? (there might have been some pre-cum) Read more »

risk factor and window period questions

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
hello. i've been having horrible anxiety and haven't been able to sleep very well. I messed around with a confirmed HIV positive person. I rubbed my penis along his butt, touching his anus, but there wasn't any penetration at all. Also, I tested... Read more »

risk factor

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If a guy is masterbating himself and has precum on his hands and then touches my vagina with that same hand does it put me at any risk for hiv? Read more »