Ways That Hiv Infection Can Be Passed From Person To Person
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HIV transmission can occur when blood, semen (cum), pre-seminal fluid (pre-cum), vaginal fluid, or breast milk from an infected person enters the body of an uninfected person.
HIV can enter the body through a vein (e.g., injection drug use), the... Read more »
Posted by gordon, 9 RepliesUnless I am mistaken if you kiss a person mouth to mouth and one of you is have HIV+ and the HIV+ person has a small cut in the gums or in the mouth area. The suliva with a small potion of blood will be trasmitted, hence making the other person... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesI was at a party injecting drugs. I shared the needle with 2 other people. Later i found out that the guy i shared the needle with was hiv positive. I know i have to get tested. Is it 100% chance that i am infected since his hiv blood went... Read more »
Posted by RBK, 5 RepliesThis is my first post to this forum, though I have read many of the posts over the last few months. About an hour ago, I received the results of my HIV test. I am NEGATIVE. I feel so incredibly relieved right now. My body literally feels better than... Read more »
Posted by tnk, 1 ReplyHello Sir, I am from India..Please help me....
My father-in-law is HIV +ve. We came to know about this about 3 months back..
We are supposed to visit him for 2 days this weekend..
What I want to know is what precautions should I take while our visit..... Read more »
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Washington University, St. Louis School of MedicinePatrick,Thanks so much for the follow up. Yes, you have had enough testing. I don't know why you still have tender lymph nodes. I am assuming your doctor looked for other reasons such as dental abscesses, sinus infections, upper respiratory... Read more »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramIn all of these instances, although technically there could have been a chance for HIV transmission to occur, realistically, the chances of infection (under the circumstances mentioned) were very small. In none of these cases was there KNOWN direct... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHello thereOK so yes you are worrying too much! From what you have described HIV transmission carried a very small risk. Even with cuts on your hands, they would have had to happen at the same time of helping him out. Your body minutes after... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Unprotected sex between two HIV-positive partners is not recommended due to the possibility of acquiring another strain of the virus (superinfection). See below.Dr. BobUsing latex condoms (SUPERINFECTION, 2009) (FINDINGS SUGGEST HIV CAN BE... Read more »
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Support Among Persons Infected With HIV for Routine Health Department Contact for HIV Partner NotificationA central goal of CDC's recently announced Serostatus Approach to Fighting HIV (SAFE) is to increase the proportion of Americans with HIV who are aware that they are infected. One way to reach that goal may be through enhanced partner notification... Read more »
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Number of Named Partners and Number of Partners Newly Diagnosed With HIV Infection Identified by Persons With Acute Versus Established HIV InfectionAcute HIV infections are linked to a disproportionate share of forward transmission in certain populations, note the current study's authors. They hypothesized that patients acutely infected might be able to identify more named partners than those... Read more »
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