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Three Most Common Methods For Acquiring Aids

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HIV & the pull out method

I had unprotected sex for the first time 3 weeks. he used the pull out method. Can i still acquired HIV? what the possibilities ? how long before i know if i have HIV?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, Read more »

Infection Method and HIV Natural history

It is my understanding that the progression of HIV infection may differ in cases of infection by IV... Read more »

Methods of contracting HIV

After 3 yrs of marriage, I am told that my husband is HIV +. You can imagine my devastation and... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Researchers, HIV/AIDS Advocates Debate Use of Circumcision as HIV Prevention Method in Developing Countries

...experts on Tuesday at the XVI International AIDS Conference in Toronto debated whether male circumcision is a safe and effective method for preventing or reducing the spread of HIV in developing countries, the Washington Post reports. ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Researchers at HIV/AIDS Vaccine Conference Discuss New Methods, Ongoing Trials

...Enterprise , said at the conference, which ended on Friday. He added that setbacks have made researchers examine new research methods in the effort to develop an HIV/AIDS vaccine (Blandy, AFP/Google.com, 10/18). Merck in September 2007... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Researchers Examine Use of Antiretrovirals as HIV Prevention Method

...also is the incoming chair of the International AIDS Society -- said that the drugs can be used as a secondary prevention method. By ensuring universal access to antiretrovirals, thereby reducing HIV-positive people's viral loads and the risk... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Recent Releases: Study Examining U.S. HIV Prevention Methods; Web Sites on HIV/AIDS Reporting, Global Health Guidelines

...Funds to Prevent HIV Infection ," Health Affairs : RAND researchers Deborah Cohen and Shin-Yi Wu examine nine cost-effective methods to maximize HIV prevention strategies in the U.S. (Cohen/Wu, Health Affairs , July/August 2005). Global... Read more »
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Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...U.S. President George Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work! Who is informing the president on HIV and AIDS? Failure of the American president to recognize the need to promote Read more »

Hiv+ & Preg 2nd time, doubts on method delivery

Posted by MoonDreamer, 2 Replies
I'm pregnant with my second child, which was planned, and while my first was a c-section now I have the option of a vaginal birth. I really would love to try it this time and was going to fight my doc about it but he surprised me by saying he is... Read more »

HIV Test Methods

Posted by ME2, 1 Reply
...tested for HIV four times: at 7 weeks, 14 weeks, 17 weeks, and 27 weeks and each time negative. My concern is the testing method. One test was a rapid test but the other three were Particle Agglutination (PA) test not an ELISA/WB test. My... Read more »

CMIA method

Posted by bug, 1 Reply
...Hello , I got a lab test for HIV after 6 weeks of exposure but the lab was not using the ELISA method but the CMIA method. The test was HIV Ag(p24) / HIV Ab (type1 + type 2) CMIA method. The results were negative, I was told by Read more »