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What Are The Chances Of Getting AIDS From Getting A Tattoo

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Dear Doctor Young,First of all I want to thank you and and your collegues for this fantastic site!When I found out I was diagnosed HIV positive I was devastated. I thought: 'This is the end of me, I've lost everything, will I see my...
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Dear Dutch guy,Thanks for your post and nice words.If you read my other replies on the Forum, you'll know that I'm in agreement with your doctor.Assuming that a few things go right and that your willing to take medications when... Read more »

what are chances of getting Hiv with a condom?

I have a question The guy I have been having sex with is a HIV positive bottom.I'm a Top and... Read more »

Chances of getting Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma?

Dear Dr. Daar, I've written to you a month or so ago about our 28-yr old son who learned last... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia's Olympic Doctors Warn Team Off Getting Tattoos

On Tuesday, the Australian Olympic team's doctors advised athletes attending next year's games in Beijing to forego getting traditional celebratory tattoos until they are back at home. The doctors are concerned the tattoos could transmit hepatitis... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Indiana: More Young People Getting AIDS

Spontaneous spring break encounters lead to an upswing in college-age visitors to the Muncie-based Open Door Community Service's HIV/AIDS program. "When people are partying and having a good time they let their guard down," explains Kim Wheat, ODC's... Read more »
The Well Project

Getting Pregnant: HIV-Positive Single Woman or HIV-Positive Woman in Same-Sex Relationship (Serodiscordant or Seroconcordant)

There are several different options for reducing the chances of passing on HIV while trying to get pregnant. If you are an HIV+ single woman or an HIV+ woman in a same-sex relationship seeking information on getting pregnant, the options below will... Read more »
The Well Project

Getting Pregnant: HIV-Positive Single Man or HIV-Positive Man in Same-Sex Relationship (Serodiscordant or Seroconcordant)

There are several different options for reducing the chances of passing on HIV while trying to get pregnant. If you are an HIV+ single man or an HIV+ man in a same-sex relationship looking for information on having a child, the options below will... Read more »
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whats my chance of getting AIDS by giving oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
About 3 weeks ago I gave oral sex to a sex worker in China. It lasted for about 1-2 minutes and I didn't feel any cuts in my mouth. What would be the possibility of me contracting AIDS this way assuming if she was HIV positive?

This is the most... Read more »

Chances of getting HIV when you have dermatitis

Posted by Antre, 1 Reply
Hi. I would like to ask about the chances of getting HIV when you have dermatitis and touch body fluids. Moreover what are the chances if these body fluids where out of the body for some minutes?

One friend of mine wanted to have sex at a brothel and... Read more »

oral sex and chances of getting disease

Posted by yasar2040, 1 Reply
Hi,

I am a married man, my wife does not like to have oral sex. But I have been really crazy about it.

I had taken a massage service by a lady, out of excitement I paid extra money and asked lady to massage private part. I also touched my tongue to... Read more »

Chances of getting HIV

Posted by cookie, 3 Replies
Hi,

One day at school, i found a drop of blood on my skin and i don't know who it was. I want to ask the cances of me getting HIV and how much blood is needed to transmit HIV?

Thx Read more »