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Transmission Of Hiv/aids Through Prisons

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HIV in Prisons and Jails

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Possibly exposed to HIV in Jail?!

I recently had a cartilage piercing in my ear. A few hours after I had it pierced, I was arrested (petty theft) and sent to jail where I was forced to remove all my jewelry including the earring from my freshly pierced ear. It bled a lot and an...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...I don't see how you could have been infected with HIV this way. First of all, the virus probably would not have survived long enough to have been passed from one person to the glove, Read more »

HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,See below.Dr. BobHow to contract HIV (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009) (Obama Budget Would Kill Abstinence-Only Funding) May 15, 2009If a HIV - woman Read more »

Wondering (DISCLOSING HIV STATUS, 2010)

Hello Dr. Frascino,I have a friend who is HIV+. He tells me since he has become positive, he always uses protection. The other night we were talking and I asked him about his sex life since becoming positive. He told me he still gets some. But when...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I strongly recommend disclosing HIV status well before doing the dance with no pants. HIV disclosure is never easy and there can be complications. I have written Read more »

IS HIV/AIDS TRANSMISSION POSSIBLE??

I want to start by saying thank you for the support you give to all of the members of this site. I'm going to admit this is a far fetched question, but, it has been on my mind. A couple of weeks ago I was at a friends apartment. His roommate...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,HIV via ice cubes and Jack Daniels??? What makes you think that question is far fetched? It's a completely and utterly impossible Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Treatment in U.S. Jails and Prisons

... The Eighth Amendment HIV and the Prison Explosion -- Double Trouble Who Provides Prisoner Health Care? Obstacles to Adequate HIV Medical Care for Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study Highlights HIV/AIDS Challenge in American Prison System

... HIV/AIDS is nearly five times more prevalent in US prisons than in the general population. Though adherence to antiretroviral treatment (ART) can be strictly monitored in correctional Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Taiwan Segregates HIV/AIDS Prisoners to Curb Spread of AIDS in Jails

... In order to curb the spread of HIV/AIDS in jails, Taiwan is segregating HIV-positive prisoners into special wards, an official said Wednesday. "We are building Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Vigils Held Worldwide to Protest Jailing of Iranian Physicians Who Addressed HIV/AIDS

... Health professionals on Tuesday held vigils in several cities worldwide to protest the imprisonment of Iranian brothers Kamiar and Arash Alaei -- physicians and leading HIV/AIDS advocates in the country -- following the Read more »
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hiv in prison

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... HIV Articles Back Few Men Found to Get HIV in Prison- CDC Report "HIV Transmission Among Male Inmates in a State Read more »

HIV in prisons

Posted by curious_about, 3 Replies
...I am interested in HIV healthcare in prisons. I honestly don't know much about what goes on inside, what the difficulties are. I've been thinking about it because I work Read more »

Manager, Health Programs (HIV/AIDS)

Posted by hresources
...all Americans. The NAACP considers health as a civil rights issue, and is committed to serving as a leader in addressing HIV/AIDS. Under direction from the Religious Affairs and Health Committees of the national Board of Directors, HIV/AIDS... Read more »

HIV In Prisons-MYTHS-Tattooing

Posted by Bear60, 2 Replies
...Read the part about Tattoos. Busted! Georgia Prison Study Shakes Down Some HIV Myths by Laura Whitehorn April 26, 2006A new study tracking HIV through the Georgia prison system Read more »