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The Ability Of Hiv Positive People To Play On Sports Teams

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Follow Up: Wounds and bleeding scratches when playing sports

Hi Shannon,Firstly, thank you so much for answering. On my "Case 2", the drug addict player actually have red/maroon spots over his arms and legs which is why I fear the worst initially.Whether his red spots are dry or moist, I am not...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi HowThe chances of HIV transmission in this way are so very very small. I would feel comfortable saying almost non existent. There needs to be large volume of blood and of course the other person would have to have HIV. Just being a drug addict... Read more »

HIV transmission through sports

Dear Dr.I was wondering what are the chances of contracting HIV through sporting events? Specifically,my boyfriend was playing basketball and got cut. However, he did not put a bandaid on immediately but nobody else was apparently cut or bleeding....
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Oops. I'm not a doctor, and this isn't a workplace question, so please re-direct this question to a section of the website where there are people more qualified to answer it. Thanks.... Read more »

hiv positive and the high perfomance sport

nelson hello! greetings!, I commented I am HIV positive patient treated Indect a year ago and CD4 500, I have 33 years and my idea is to resume my passion is sports athletics track, but apparently the high-performance sport is not recommended that...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
Go for it. Nothing should stop you if your virus is controlled and you have the energy. Do not let HIV stop you, or serve as an excuse for not being the best that you can. Many people have used it to stop dreaming.Nelson... Read more »

HIV, Wrestling, and other Sports

While I am at this site I would like to pose this question to anyprofessional out there who would like to reply. Wrestling is a sport that Ienjoy very much. Is it safe to wrestle with a person who is HIV positive. Am I placing my life in jeopardy...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.In regard to sports and HIV, there reallyis not that much to tell since the risk of HIV is normally very low in asports setting. In most sports, the liklihood of blood-to-blood transmissionis very unlikely. Also in... Read more »
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How Dare This Forum Play Doctor.

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
Can anyone tell me that for certian no one will test positive after 3 month window. NO! There are cases were people have converted after the 3 month window, and this forum chooses to ignore these cases. One day one of these people my ask for your... Read more »

What is a P.S.P.? Some form of a Play station?

Posted by HeRapedMe, 2 Replies
I mean a P.E.P.? Is it an anti-aids med that can help me to *not* die of A.I.D.S. after a *MARRIED* Sorry Son of a b!tch chose to drug and rape me? I was raped the 23. The guy slipped mdsd in my drink, then entered my home while I was asleep, raped,... Read more »

and the band played on

Posted by hopefulone, 5 Replies
i started reading and the band played on...i am 30 and i had viewed the movie many years ago....i cannot put the book down it is amazing.

we are all so fortunate that we were not infected in those early days. it is so sad to think about what... Read more »

Re: Playing the waiting game

Posted by SA_Intellect, 5 Replies
Yes, it's me again. I still can't believe I have this illness. It's still SO hard to accept. Thank God for my VERY loving family and friends. I wouldn't have the will to keep living if it weren't for them.

I am still waiting on my geno/pheno results... Read more »