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Ways You Can't Get Hiv

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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 »

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... 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... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Pharmacist Has a Way With HIV Patients

For years, HIV-positive residents of Laguna Beach have had to travel elsewhere to fill their prescriptions. But in June, when pharmacist Michelle J. Sherman became a consultant HIV specialist at Laguna Drug, the store became a full-service HIV/AIDS... Read more »
TheBody.com

"I Learned the Hard Way About HIV Disclosure"

I am at work in my government job. I took my test two weeks ago. My doctor calls to tell me that I have tested positive. Then he says come into my office now so we can talk. I am crying; it is April of 1990. I have no idea what this means for me. I... 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 provide anonymous testimony, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports (Frago, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Trial Looks at Ways to Reduce HIV Transmission and Increase Access to Care and Adherence to HIV Meds Among HIV-Infected IDUs

Noting "a lack of effective behavioral interventions for HIV-positive injection drug users (IDUs)," the authors of the current study sought to evaluate the efficacy of an intervention to reduce sexual and injection transmission risk behaviors and to... Read more »
Connect With Others

Only 3 ways to get HIV?

Posted by worriedOZ, 1 Reply
G'Day,

I always use condoms. However, I've read various stories on the net from HIV positive people who claim to have axquired HIV through acts other than unprotected sex. This worried me a litte.

All my research and all the medical advice I have... 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 »

Recently Diagnosed and are there any good ways to meet HIV+ women?

Posted by Vegas, 5 Replies
Contracted HIV one month ago and I am scared to live life lonely. Any good advice on meeting others with my condition? Never had a problem prior to this as I generally had myself together...college grad, job, and decent looking. Dating websites,... Read more »

The way we address HIV is cause for concern

Posted by bradford
The way we address HIV is cause for concern.

The truth is that there are millions of people living to whom HIV has not caused illness and death. This information brings joy and hope to the heart of any person who has ever dreaded the onset of AIDS.

Ini... Read more »