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What Are The 5 Ways Hiv Is Transmitted

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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 »
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 »
Ask the Experts

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 hiv be transmitted this way

i know that hiv can not be transmitted through salivia but i was wondering what the chances might be of transmission if someone who is hiv positive spit that may contain traces of blood and they accidentally spit in your eye while talking. and...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
My field is benefits. You need to ask one of the doctors or nurses on this panel that question.... 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 want to know.Dr. Bob... Read more »

Can HIV be transmitted this way?

Hi, I was dating a 27 year old man for about a month.We only went as far as kissing (open mouth).As far as his sexual history, he has told me that he has slept with 8 women. Now I am really worried about my chance of possible transmission of HIV...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Please see previously answered questions on transmission through kissing: Newest Information on Deep Kissing and Which body fluids can transmit the virus....Put simply: we do not see HIV being transmitted through kissing. Unprotected sex, sharing... 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 »