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HIV Transmission

Table of Contents How HIV Spreads Methods of Transmission Rare Types of Transmission Avoiding Transmission How HIV Spreads Many people still do not understand how HIV is passed, or transmitted, fromone person to another. Knowing the basics helps you avoid getting the virus ifyou are HIV-negative, and avoid giving it to someone else if you are livingwith HIV (HIV+). HIV is spread through contact with the following body fluids: ...
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Unusual way of HIV transmission?

Dear Richard,I am Von from the Philippines. I have an HIV positive friend and on ARV for now and I share bed with him. We do not have any sexual relationships at all. One time, I did masturbate and wipe my penis with a paper towel but I just...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi Von,Thanks for writing in. HIV is not transmitted that way. The situation you described would be considered casual contact. HIV is not transmitted through casual contact.<a... Read more »

Microscopic tears in skin & other ways of HIV transmission

Hi, Dr. Bob. I appreciate you. I was recently diagnosed as HIV positive. My current boyfriend had to undergo PEP, but he is standing by me & we are still working on the future. What is hard for me to bear is that the hospital (public health)...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,They told your boyfriend:1.He could never have sex with you ever again.2.He could contract HIV from kissing you.3.He could contract HIV from your tears.4.He could contract HIV from microscopic tears in his skin if he touched you.Hmm . . . and... Read more »

please show me the way..........(HIV TRANSMISSION FROM FINGERNAIL SCRATCH, 2011)

Dear Dr. Bob,I am very much fear of an incident happend to me on 3rd july 2011.in a party i got a deep scratches from fingurenail of hiv positive fellow on my arm.(about 4 inch deep injury)is there any chance to get infected by this episode and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello, Worried Mannnnnnn....The fingernail scratch from the HIV-positive fellow was "4 inches deep"??? WOWZA. Was this guy part werewolf or did he just have Barbra Streisand nails??? No matter. Your HIV-acquisition risk from getting... Read more »

please show me the way..........(HIV TRANSMISSION FROM FINGERNAIL SCRATCH, 2011)

Hi,doctor bob, due to disturbed mind i have mentioned 4 inch deep injury infact it was 4 inch long and about 0.5 inch deep injury.once again thanks a lot for your answer and donation is on the way as i was promissed.i want to ask some more question...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.1. No, there is no risk of HIV transmission in the future from this incident.2. Nope. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. Thanks for your support of The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). It's warmly... Read more »
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New ways of transmission between partners?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I hope this post doesn't come off as juvinile.
I am in a situation that I am sure many of you are in. My partner is positive and I am currently negative. I am rather comitted to staying negative though I am more committed to my life with the man I... Read more »

HIV Transmission questions

Posted by gentinthesouth, 4 Replies
Hello, I am really scared! Can anyone tell me if i can get HIV these ways?

1st of all No one has ever cummed in my mouth or anus and no one has ever bled in my mouth or anus,

1. Being a top in anal sex using a condom?
2. Getting sucked by someone not... Read more »

Mode of transmission?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I was just wondering if there are any ways of getting HIV, realistically speaking, other than unprotected sex and drug use, for most of us. I have read in a few places that there are cases of HIV each year where the mode of transmission is... Read more »

Female-to-Male transmission

Posted by lauramanyap, 2 Replies
I was wondering if anyone out there knows any males who has been infected with HIV through sex with a female. Thanks. Read more »