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Ways You Can't Get Hiv

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Ways HIV transfer

Hi, I have always heard of all the possible ways HIV can be transfered, the obvious ones such as semen, vaginal fluid and blood. I was curious what about very simple things like human mucus such as the mucus in the throat when you cough or mucus in...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
The substances you mention do not transmit HIV provide they do not contain visible blood. DW... 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... Read more »

Ways HIV transfer

HIV can be transfered through semen, vaginal fluid and blood. I was just curious if it is likely... Read more »
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12 Ways to Give HIV Stigma a Well-Deserved Side Eye

Words are powerful little things. If you put them together in the wrong way, they can be extremely hurtful. Negative words, thoughts and attitudes about people living with HIV contribute to HIV stigma. Not only is HIV stigma rude and disturbing, it... Read more »
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 »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

United Kingdom: Over 50 Percent of Scots Don't Know All the Ways HIV Can Be Transmitted

This article was reported by the The Mirror (London) . The Mirror reported that a new study showed that stigma and untrue myths about HIV still exist in Scotland. The study, conducted by YouGov and released by Scottish HIV service... Read more »
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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. Read more »