What Are The Chances Of Contracting Hiv From A Carrier

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Do HIV carrirers test negative (HIV CARRIERS) (HIV BASICS)

DO HIV carriers test negative? (I did an HIV 1&2 test which came back negative. But someone told me that I could still be a carrier. The test was done six (6) months after my last possible exposure.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...basic information about HIV from the archives. Dr. Bob Facts for Life What You and the People You Care About Need to Know About HIV/AIDS 2006 Frequently Asked Questions What is HIV? What is AIDS? How quickly do people infected with HIV develop... Read more »

Confused about carriers and transmitters of the hiv virus.

My partner is Hiv positive, he says that he is a carrier. I have unprotected sex with him but I... Read more »

I ate after someone, what if they have HIV/AIDS?

I ate after someone. (I ate food. Not that other thing you can sometimes 'eat' ;P) Now, let's just... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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...CBS does not reject donors for being gay but rather for engaging in behavior that puts them at significantly higher risk for contractingHIV, the agency's lawyer said in closing remarks on Monday. As a non-governmental entity, CBS is not entirely... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Efforts to Criminalize HIV Transmission "Misguided," Opinion Piece Says

...Disease Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv .... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means... Read more »
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I got Carried away?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...that why will she do it without protection or she may be a carrier of HIV and wanted to spread it to me. What are my chances of contractingHIV, assuming she is carrier of the disease, with this 1-2 secs of unprotected sex? I am really worried?... Read more »

It Came and Took Something Away, From All of Us

Posted by thedingoman, 1 Reply
...bedrooms!" Well that's what I was thinking but it wasn't my response to her question. I replied calmly, "I don't know how he contracted AIDS, I didn't ask and it doesn't matter to me." You see, it took something from me. Though I bit my tongue... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...virus. However the effectiveness has not been shown to be 100%, so we still advise caution. One way to look at the risk of contractingaids is through statistics. In most low risk groups in the US, the prevalance of HIV infected people is less... Read more »

sharing my story

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...sexual encounter (vaginal sex) with a girl whom I did not know. Like most of you, I was extremely concerned about my chances of contractinghiv. Keep in mind that I have never had an std, never had anal sex, or never used intravenous drugs. My... Read more »
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