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Ways To Transmit Hiv

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New way to transmit HIV?

Dr Remien,Please, please help. What are the chances of getting HIV after fingering a person's anus that had a perianal abcess then that finger coming into a brief contact with my tongue? We were taking all other precuations - no direct...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
To the best of my knowledge, transmission of HIV via oral contact is essentially minimal. Risk of other infections from this type of ativity is higher. Don't go on worrying on your own and don't seek a diagnosis via the Internet. See a... 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... Read more »

can hiv be transmitted this way

i know that hiv can not be transmitted through salivia but i was wondering what the chances might... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condoms and STDs: Fact Sheet for Public Health Personnel

Introduction Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Including HIV Infection HIV, the Virus That Causes AIDS Other Diseases Transmitted by Genital Secretions, Including Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, and Trichomoniasis Genital Ulcer Diseases and HPV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nearly 150 HIV/AIDS Experts in Lancet Commentary Call for Consensus on Approach to Preventing Sexually Transmitted HIV

HIV/AIDS experts from around the world in a commentary published in the Nov. 27 edition of the journal Lancet call for consensus on a "sound public health approach" to preventing sexual transmission of HIV. The piece, which was published to mark... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Guide to HIV, Pregnancy and Women's Health: How HIV Is Transmitted to a Baby

Some Terms Used in This Section in utero is within the uterus or womb before the start of labour Intrapartum means occurring during delivery (labour or child birth). Placenta is a temporary organ that develops in pregnancy and joins the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Men Who Have Sex With Men: Perceptions About Sexual Risk, HIV and Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing, and Provider Communication

Researchers designed the current study to gain a deeper understanding of the barriers and facilitators related to STD and HIV screening among at-risk men who have sex with men (MSM) in Boston. A modified respondent-driven sampling technique was used... Read more »
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Can HIV be transmitted this way?

Posted by jacob123, 2 Replies
I know ive asked a similar question but it still paranoids me. Lets say a s small amount of HIV+ blood went in the water(not visible). Then 10 minutes later, someone drinks that water. What are the chances of catching HIV? Because i was playing... Read more »

Can HIV be transmitted via a nitrous balloon?

Posted by vanessa1013, 3 Replies
Hi there,

Thank you in advance for reading...

I attended a "rave" like party on 8/21/10. At this party, nitrous balloons were being passed around. I took several hits...And now I am wondering if there is any chance I can get HIV from sharing a balloon. Read more »

Can semen be vaporized and can you get HIV this way ?

Posted by blabla, 1 Reply
Was in a gay sauna - walked into a dry sauna room and masturbated with a couple of guys, without doing anything oral/anal and everybody just ejaculated into towel. However, immediately afterwards, I seemed to get the taste of semen in my... Read more »

Can I catch HIV infection this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am only 19 and I don't quite understand why I have to deal with this.
Perhaps some will laugh at me for my ignorance and deem this post as a hoax, but I really am frightened over this issue and am losing sleep over this. Please, someone try to help... Read more »