What Are The Ways That Stds And Hiv Are Passed From One Person To Another
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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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI 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 »
Posted by James3, 1 ReplyPossible HIV/STD exposure
Hello everyone, I was in a situation recently that has given me some concern about possible HIV/STD exposure.
I am a male, always been with women but decided I wanted to try something with another guy. I met him online, and... Read more »
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You can download the free eBook "Treating Herpes Naturally" through Larrea Tridentata by Dennis W. Clark, Ph.D. at this website;
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI know that this is an HIV site, but I was wondering if there are window periods for other STDS, mainly Gonnerhea and chlamydia, any answers would be appreciated!
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Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesA basic model for STI transmission describes transmission in two different ways: either through contact with FLUID (like semen or vaginal secretions) or direct skin-to-skin CONTACT. Here's the breakdown: STIs spread by FLUIDS: Gonorrhea,... Read more »
Washington University, St. Louis School of MedicinePatrick,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 »
Harvard Medical SchoolThe 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 »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramIn 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 »
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