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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 get HIV from anal sex? Can I get HIV from vaginal sex? Can I get HIV from oral sex? How can I prevent HIV transmission when using sex toys? Can I get HIV from injecting drugs? Is there a connection between HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases? Are health care workers at risk of...
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Confused about the swiss study

I discussed with my doctor about the swiss study which claims that in a monogamous serodiscordant and straight relationship with the infected partner on treatment and with an undetectable viral load the use of a condom is no more imperative. He...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Thanks for your question.The recommendations were based on the finding that loweing the viral load will indeed lessen the risk of transmission of HIv but may not eliminate it.Studies that examined men on HAART with undetectable viral loads in their... Read more »

Confused about the swiss study

I discussed with my doctor about the swiss study which claims that in a monogamous serodiscordant and straight relationship with the infected partner on treatment and with an undetectable viral load the use of a condom is no more imperative. He...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I totally disagree with your doctor. I have discussed the "Swiss Study" repeatedly in this forum. My assessment has not changed. Unprotected sex between magnetic couples remains a risk for HIV transmission, even when the HIV plasma viral load has... Read more »

TRABAJO sobre un caso de sida

dos homosexuales acuden al mdico, uno es portador del virus HIV, el otro no. Pero acude al mdico aquejado de infeccin de orina recurrente e infeccin fngica de la mucosa oral (muguet). entonces la cuestin es si el tambin es portador??
Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Response from Steven M. Natterstad, M.D.

Frascino Medical Group
No hay ninguna manera de saber sin el resultado de una prueba del VIH (ELISA, prueba rpida, etc.). No hay otra manera de diagnosticar una infeccin por VIH. Y punto.Dr. Steve Read more »

Accidental Spit in Eye (Hep C) (HEPATITIS C TRANSMISSION)

I have the same question as asked in "blood tainted saliva in eye" asked by another visitor, but my question is concerning Hepatitis C? While talking in a session, a client of mine (I'm a counselor) with that dx in her chart (at some pt),...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your risk of acquiring hepatitis C from getting a "small amount of spit" in your eye is nonexistent. I'll reprint some information about hepatitis C transmission below.Dr. BobHepatitis C TransmissionHCV is mainly transmitted when infected blood... Read more »
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HIV Transmission

Table of Contents How HIV Spreads Methods of Transmission Re-Using and Sharing Needles Unprotected/Unsafe Sex Mother-to-Child Transmission Rare Types of Transmission How HIV Is, and Is Not, Transmitted How HIV Spreads Many... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

How Do You Get Infected With HIV? How Can You Protect Yourself and Others? What If I've Been Exposed? The Bottom Line How Do You Get Infected With HIV? The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is not spread easily. You can only get... Read more »
The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

Table of Contents Older Women: An Overlooked Group Calling Attention to Transmission and Prevention Getting Tested for HIV HIV began mostly as a disease of young men, but today the epidemic impactspeople of all ages, including older... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

Overview Cause Transmission Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Complications Overview Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection (STI). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in the United... Read more »
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Hiding behind HIV

Posted by Magnet, 4 Replies
I write this question in the hope of gaining insight from both HIV positive gay men as well negative men in "magnetic partnerships". I only now discovered this term "magnetic", as it relates to my life! It can no longer be a twist of fate that my... Read more »

rezen por mi por favor!

Posted by argento, 1 Reply
luego de que se me rompiera un condon con una amiga en diciembre, tome valor hoy y me realice un ELISA; maana tengo los resultados, ella me dice que no tiene nada, pero no se, igual me los hice porque me puse den ovio, por favor, recen por mi para... Read more »

SEROLOGIA NUEVO TRABAJO

Posted by nacional, 1 Reply
Hola a todos, me gustaria saber si en los examenes de serologia que piden cuando se ingresa a un trabajo nuevo se puede reflejar que se es vih positivo. Fui diagnosticado hace un par de semanas y no deseo revelar mi estado por el momento mucho menos... Read more »

Corte en trabajo..

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hola,hace 1 semana me corte con un utensilio (cuchillo) q anteriormente se habia cortado una compaera mia. (20 minutos aprox.)//yo no se si ella tiene vih ,, pero podra haber algun riesgo q me hubiera infectado? el corte fue poquisimo de 3 cm de... Read more »