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What 3 Ways Is Hiv Transmitted

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Pregnancy and HIV

...Get AIDS? The virus that causes AIDS can be transmitted from an infected mother to her newborn child. According to the World Health Organization, without antiretroviral treatment, up to 30% of babies of infected mothers get HIV. 5% to 20% more can be infected through breastfeeding. Mothers with higher viral loads are more likely to infect their babies. However, no viral load is low enough to be "safe." Infection can occur any time during...
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Exposure to masseuse with unknown HIV(donation on its way)..

Hi Dr. Bob,I'm really amazed to see the good work you are doing. Keep it up. We need many more good people in this world to make it a better place. Really.Here's my story. I am in Singapore, and got a massage from a malaysian girl. The massage(as...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...rub-and-tug sex-perience is very similar to that of many others who have written to his forum over the years. Check out the archives of this forum. We have an entire chapter devoted to "Stripper/Lap Dancers/Massage/Sex Workers."Your... Read more »

can HIV be transmitted this way

Can you be at risk for having HIV if you were to consume urine from a public restroom urinal?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Urine that does not contain visible blood is not considered a risk for HIV transmission. By the way how does one consume urine from a public restroom urinal??? On second thought never mind. I don't really 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 undetectable viral load and cd-4 of 700 to 800's i know these questions im gonna ask may sound gross but my toddler put my tooth brush in his/her mouth and i...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Although the risk would be extremely low, it is difficult to state what the risk might be with any certainty. Read more »

Natural Way of Treating HIV

Has anyone heard of the Nature's Support Immune Plus. I came across the website was very intrigued.the website www.ekur.biz/immuneplus_userforum1.html
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,The Web site states "Immune Plus is a natural alternative to HIV drugs . . . . It is not a guaranteed cure, but it does support a sufferer to live a normal life free from the effects of HIV Read more »
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HIV Frontlines: In Newark, N.J., an HIV/AIDS Advocate Finds New Ways to Reach LGBT African Americans

... Listen to Audio (49 min.) Download Audio This podcast is a part of the series HIV Frontlines . To subscribe to this series, click here . Welcome. My name is Kellee Terrell and I'm the news editor for Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Jersey Legislature Examining Ways to Avoid HIV/AIDS Medication Copayments in State Budget

...Jersey lawmakers on Tuesday indicated that they are examining ways to avoid proposed co-payments for some people living with HIV/AIDS who receive medications though the state, NorthJersey.com reports. The copayments are part of Gov. Jon... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

African Leaders to Meet to Discuss Ways to Fight HIV/AIDS, Improve Women's Health

...parliament from Botswana, Kenya, Namibia and Tanzania next week will meet in Nairobi, Kenya, to discuss strategies for fighting HIV/AIDS and improving women's health, Xinhua News Agency reports. Discussion topics for the two-day conference,... 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 Read more »
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risk?

Posted by mollyshurtmen, 2 Replies
... i know i got a cut afterwards from the nail drill they use and it got underneath the nail on my pinky finger. if she were hiv positive is transmission possible? thanks. i'm freaking out. i washed my hands before she applied nail polish with... Read more »

question about testing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello people, thank you for taking your time reading my post. I've had a mutual masturbation and totally making out with some dude about 4 months ago and after testing negative after 3 months, I heard that I don't need anymore testing b/c it was a... Read more »

Can I catch HIV infection this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...the presence of mind to discard it? I can't understand. Now I have to live with the thought that I may have exposed myself to HIV infection. I mean, the toilet paper which came into contact with the seat actually also came into contact with my... Read more »

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 Read more »