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Ways To Contract Hiv

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HIV counselor and HIV!

Can you contract HIV if the HIV counselor that did the test is HIV+??I heard my counselor is HIV+ and he did the oraquick finger prick with a lancet. Would there be a risk if he pricked himself too at the same time? Or is that not humanly possible...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV from that poz counselor would be to have had unsafe sex with him, OK?Thanks for the donation to the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation ( well. Stay well.Dr. Bob Read more »

Blood on my Mail

When I was looking through my mail today I noticed smeared blood on an envelope. I thought nothing... Read more »

How can I get HIV?

I have heard and read several times about the various ways of contracting HIV. However, I would... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Center in Poland Launches Campaign to Curb Spread of Disease

... Poland's National AIDS Centre has launched a campaign called "Return Without HIV" aimed at encouraging people to take HIV tests after traveling to Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Editorials, Opinion Pieces Respond to Pope's Statement on Condoms, HIV/AIDS

...and opinion pieces responding to Pope Benedict XVI's recent statement that condom distribution will not curb the spread of HIV/AIDS in Africa. Summaries appear below. Editorials Seattle Times : "The Catholic Church's opposition to... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

More Than 20% of Beijing University Students Unwilling to Have HIV-Positive Classmates, Survey Finds, said that university students are "generally more tolerant" toward HIV-positive people and have a "better knowledge of ways to contract HIV, but horror and discrimination still manifest themselves in the survey." Zhou added that the... Read more »
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HIV Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...What are the more common ways to contract HIV ? has there been any recording of the Condom Breaking and the person has then contracted HIV ? Has there been any recording Read more »

I know this may sound ridiculous...

Posted by darkwithrobots, 2 Replies
...But I am really afraid that I have become infected with HIV. About 6 weeks ago, I was ice skating with friends and the boot of the ice skate ended up rubbing up against my leg and causing Read more »

Oral Sex with ejaculation....

Posted by missing, 1 Reply
...coughing for over 2 weeks and doctor couldn't find out why. My boyfriend began to freak out thinking he has everything from HIV to cancer. 1) The acute response from HIV should not happen in just 2 days, correct? 2) Oral sex, even with... Read more »


Posted by BrianATX, 3 Replies
...uncomfortable so I asked him to stop. When he pulled out I heard a snap. The condom was not broke but I heard that he might be HIV positive. Should I be worried ? Read more »