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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...choice. Only you can decide whether or not to continue your pregnancy. No one can force you to have a baby or force you to end your pregnancy. You may want to know more about abortion. You can discuss your options with a doctor or nurse. Some women worry that having an abortion will make it harder to get pregnant again, but most women go on to have normal, healthy pregnancies after an abortion. "I was told it wasn't my right to have a...
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Nurse said saliva can transmit HIV now im freaking out...

Hi Dr Bob!Im really hopeing you can answer my question so i can go on living my normal life...I went and got an HIV test at my 3 month period...While waiting i asked the nurse if HIV+ Saliva were to come in contact with an open gash or wound on my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Well just because Nurse Know-it-all "considers all body fluids a risk" doesn't mean it's true. (See below.) In brief, not only saliva, but also nasal Read more »

sharing a room with someone who is HIV+

Hi,I am a 23 years old male.I have been sharing a room with an HIV+ person for the past one month.We have a double bed and he sleeps on one half of it and I sleep on the other half of it.Now, I have a few questions:I am a little worried as to should...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...use polyethylene condoms with oil-based lubricants). Use protection each and every time you have sex. If necessary, consult a nurse, doctor, or health educator for guidance on the proper use of latex barriers. Are there other ways to avoid... Read more »

can you get hiv/aids if you.. (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)

me and my partner have been curious about trying anal sex. we are both hiv/aids free and free of any other std's. we were curious, can we get aids from anal sex even if you both are disease free?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...use polyethylene condoms with oil-based lubricants). Use protection each and every time you have sex. If necessary, consult a nurse, doctor, or health educator for guidance on the proper use of latex barriers. The male condom is the only widely... Read more »

does sodomy create HIV/AIDS?

I guess Im just pretty ignorant because of my super religious parents but, I always thought that unprotected anal sex would somehow 'create' HIV/AIDS. Is this just a wierd misconception? and if I had unprotected anal sex w my bf (and neither of us...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...use polyethylene condoms with oil-based lubricants). Use protection each and every time you have sex. If necessary, consult a nurse, doctor, or health educator for guidance on the proper use of latex barriers. The male condom is the only widely... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Treating Infants, Pregnant, Nursing Mothers With ARVs Drives Down Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV

...months of age (Shapiro et al., 6/17). "This is the lowest rate of mother-to-child transmission in a study from Africa, or among breastfeeding infants," study lead author Roger Shapiro, an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Two-Year Morbidity-Mortality and Alternatives to Prolonged Breast-Feeding Among Children Born to HIV-Infected Mothers in Cote d'Ivoire

...de la Recherche Medicale Unite in France and colleagues conducted the study from 2001 through 2005 among 557 infants born to HIV-positive women in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire. After their infants were born, the women, who underwent prenatal... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

News Briefs About Women and HIV

...Cancer Screening Number of Lifetime Sexual Partners and Cervical Cancer Risk Women More Likely Than Men to Disclose an STI HIV, African-American Women, and Rural Residence Breast-Feeding Negates Benefits of Anti-HIV Treatment for Babies ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Benefits of Breast-Feeding Might Outweigh Risk of Vertical HIV Transmission in Developing Countries, Studies Say

...Infections in Los Angeles suggest that the benefits of breast-feeding in developing countries might outweigh the risk of vertical HIV transmission, the San Francisco Chronicle reports (Russell, San Francisco Chronicle , 2/27). According... Read more »
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sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
...My fiance just told me her sister has aids. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick Read more »

any babies infected by breast milk?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Would someone know how many if any babies hiv infected by breast milk? Read more »

Caus[a] del SIDA

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...marker for drug use: A re-analysis of the San Francisco mens health study. Genetica 1995; 95: 165-171. 31. Farber C. HIV and breastfeeding. The fears. The misconceptions. The facts. Mothering 1998; Sep/Oct (90); 66-71. 32. Fauci... Read more »

AN OPEN LETTER TO MY FELLOW MAN

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...homes and families. Some commit suicide. Pregnant women are forced to take AZT, deliver by C-section, and are prohibited from breast feeding. Babies are taken from their homes and given drugs, even experimental drugs and vaccines, and sometimes... Read more »