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Ways Of Transmitting AIDS

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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 in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have
Ask the Experts

Exposure to masseuse with unknown HIV(donation on its way)..

Hi Dr. Bob,I'm really amazed to see the good work you are doing. Keep it up. We need many more good people in this world to make it a better place. Really.Here's my story. I am in Singapore, and got a massage from a malaysian girl. The massage(as...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...concerned about STDs, see your doctor for an evaluation and simple STD screen.Donation information for The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation can be found on the foundation's Web site at www.concertedeffort.org.Good luck. Be well.Dr. Bob Read more »

can HIV be transmitted this way

Can you be at risk for having HIV if you were to consume urine from a public restroom urinal?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Urine that does not contain visible blood is not considered a risk for HIV transmission. By the way how does one consume urine from a public restroom urinal??? On second thought never mind. I don't really Read more »

can you transmit hiv in others ways

i have been diagonosed as a possible elite controller i have been postive for 8 yr with an undetectable viral load and cd-4 of 700 to 800's i know these questions im gonna ask may sound gross but my toddler put my tooth brush in his/her mouth and i...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Although the risk would be extremely low, it is difficult to state what the risk might be with any certainty. Read more »

Other ways someone can get HIV

My husband has AIDS. He swears that he has been faithful to me sexually. He has not had any blood transfusions. He does not use intraveneous drugs. Is there any scientific evidence that he could have become infected another way?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...HIV is transmitted sexually or by needle injection (injection drugs or intravenous transfusions). Read more »
Articles
The Body

HIV Frontlines: In Newark, N.J., an HIV/AIDS Advocate Finds New Ways to Reach LGBT African Americans

...and what we learned was that there was no organization, or nobody in the state of New Jersey that was actually addressing the HIV/AIDS epidemic for African-American men, black men, especially gay black men. You said even in 1998, 1999? Yeah,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Jersey Legislature Examining Ways to Avoid HIV/AIDS Medication Copayments in State Budget

...Jersey lawmakers on Tuesday indicated that they are examining ways to avoid proposed co-payments for some people living with HIV/AIDS who receive medications though the state, NorthJersey.com reports. The copayments are part of Gov. Jon... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

African Leaders to Meet to Discuss Ways to Fight HIV/AIDS, Improve Women's Health

...parliament from Botswana, Kenya, Namibia and Tanzania next week will meet in Nairobi, Kenya, to discuss strategies for fighting HIV/AIDS and improving women's health, Xinhua News Agency reports. Discussion topics for the two-day conference,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Arkansas HIV/AIDS Task Force Examines Ways to Encourage HIV-Positive People to Attend Public Forums, Provide Testimony

... The Arkansas HIV/AIDS Minority Task Force on Monday examined ways to encourage HIV-positive people to attend three upcoming public forums and Read more »
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Can I catch HIV infection this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...the presence of mind to discard it? I can't understand. Now I have to live with the thought that I may have exposed myself to HIV infection. I mean, the toilet paper which came into contact with the seat actually also came into contact with my... Read more »

is aids way worse than hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...everything i read or at least the best news relates to hiv it says nothing about AIDS. Read more »

Way too scared now to test....AIDS leading cause

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
of death in San Francisco. The article is posted right on the main page of The Body. Read more »

Brother has AIDS and has no way to pay for meds

Posted by Brother_has_AIDS, 2 Replies
My brother was just informed by the State of Ohio he is no konger eligible for Medicaid because he gets $900.00 a month SSI disability. With his rent, utilities, food, and limited other expense he has no money for medicines and Doctors treatments.... Read more »