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Spotlight Series: HIV Stigma and Discrimination

The Vehicles Of Transmission For Hiv

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is HPV an HIV vehicle?

Hi Doc, I would be grateful if you can clear-up this query I have circulating in my head as I cannot find anything on the net about it. Can you contract HIV by contracting HPV where the HIV virus might somehow have attached itself to the HPV cell? I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Well, if you can't find anything on the Net about a particular subject, chances are it's not real. And that's the case with your HIV-attaching-itself-to-HPV theory. These are two completely different viruses that are transmitted in two... Read more »

transmission through fecal matter?

There was a question asked a couple of months ago on transmission through urine from a toilet. How... Read more »

Ear wax and HIV

Dear Dr. Hope you are well. This a silly question but Id really appreciate if yoy can answer it... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Washington, D.C. Bringing Free HIV Testing to the Crowd at Motor Vehicles

... On Tuesday, the District is launching a year-long free HIV testing project at the Penn Branch of the Department of Motor Vehicles. Participants who choose to undergo rapid HIV testing Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

... How is HIV passed from one person to another? Which body fluids transmit HIV? How well does HIV survive outside the body? Can I Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

... Table of Contents How HIV Spreads Methods of Transmission Re-Using and Sharing Needles Unprotected/Unsafe Sex Mother-to-Child Transmission Rare Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
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Scientists Discover 'Natural Barrier' to HIV

Posted by MOCHA
...Scientists Discover 'Natural Barrier' to HIV 05-Mar-2007 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers have discovered that cells in the mucosal lining of human genitalia produce Read more »


Posted by Bhammer40, 2 Replies
...hand... and would it even be wise to do such? Ive always wanted a house full of kids and being procreatively challenged and now HIV positive I feel like it will simply not/or shouldnt happen in this life-time. Anyway, just had to vent just a bit... Read more »

Requesting a family member to get tested.

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...sexual behaviour. I don't need anyone to tell me anything about how transmission occurs, etc. because we're quite aware of HIV and AIDS , and it's transmission vehicles, etc. What I do need to get is an opinion from anyone regarding what to... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...that a virus blamed for KILLING T-CELLS is an unlikely candidate for causing them to grow out of control (a cancer like KS). HIV is said to do the impossible something like a Superman virus. It makes no sense. I am sad to say that I hold little... Read more »