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What Are The Ways That Aids And Hiv Are Passed From One Person To Another

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How is HIV passed from one person to another?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

HIV transmission can occur when blood, semen (cum), pre-seminal fluid (pre-cum), vaginal fluid, or breast milk from an infected person enters the body of an uninfected person.
HIV can enter the body through a vein (e.g., injection drug use), the... Read more »

Am I the only one who feels this way??Plz answer

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I had sex unprotected and had a test done at 50 days afterwards and it was negative. This is a little over 6 weeks and I have heard that they are thinking of making 6 weeks a conclusive time for testing so I kinda relaxed a bit but planned on... Read more »

HIV seronegativity in persons with AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
http://www.aegis.com/pubs/aidsline/1998/dec/m98c1584.html
"...:clinical and laboratory results from 8 cases, North America, 1995-1997.
Sullivan P,Koch W,Do AN etc;Centers for Disease Control/Prevention, Atlanta,GA,USA
Abstract: Background: Diagnosis of... Read more »

The way we address HIV is cause for concern

Posted by bradford
The way we address HIV is cause for concern.

The truth is that there are millions of people living to whom HIV has not caused illness and death. This information brings joy and hope to the heart of any person who has ever dreaded the onset of AIDS.

Ini... Read more »

Kissing a HIV- person

Posted by gordon, 9 Replies
Unless I am mistaken if you kiss a person mouth to mouth and one of you is have HIV+ and the HIV+ person has a small cut in the gums or in the mouth area. The suliva with a small potion of blood will be trasmitted, hence making the other person... Read more »
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Can an HIV+ person have children without passing the virus to the kids

Dr. I would appreciate if you can provide some knowledge about HIV/AIDS. Can an HIV+ person have children without passing the virus to the kids? Method such as sperm washing or whatever. ...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
The question about whether an HIV+ man can have children without passing the virus to the kids is a very important one. The forum which deals with this is "Mixed-HIV status couples". Dr. Robert Remien has many words of wisdom about this... Read more »

Dr.Aberg, it is unlawful to knownly pass HIV to another person in UK

Dr. Aberg: The British Courts just passed in to law the wilful of HIV to others without their consent or knowledge. By the way, I tested HIV negative at 29 weeks. Is that enough testing, dispite my having sore ( not swollen) nodes?Thanks,Patrick...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
Patrick,Thanks so much for the follow up. Yes, you have had enough testing. I don't know why you still have tender lymph nodes. I am assuming your doctor looked for other reasons such as dental abscesses, sinus infections, upper respiratory... Read more »

Question #1: Can HIV be passed by kissing someone who has given oral sex to a third person?Question #2: Kissing and licking a small cut or scrape?Question #3: Protected Sex with a woman

Question #1: In a threesome with a couple, I kissed a guy who had just finished giving oral sex to his boyfriend for a couple of minutes. Although, the third guy was no where near cumming, he may have had some pre-cum. I have no idea. I also have no...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
In all of these instances, although technically there could have been a chance for HIV transmission to occur, realistically, the chances of infection (under the circumstances mentioned) were very small. In none of these cases was there KNOWN direct... Read more »

can a person go from aids back to hiv

if i was diagnoised with aids with a low CD4 count placed on the meds and now have been undetectable with a high CD4 count for over 7 years, can i go from having aids back to just having hiv? will i have a longer more normal life?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Although you can not go from an "AIDS" diagnosis back to "HIV positive," this will not affect your morbidity or mortality. See below. Dr. BobChemo and CD-4 counts (HIV VERSUS AIDS DIAGNOSIS DEFINITION 2009) Jun 22, 2009I am a... Read more »
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