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What Behaviors Lead To Getting Hiv

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Injection Drug Use

What Is the Risk? How Can Transmission Be Prevented? Injection Drugs & Hepatitis Needle Exchange Programs Drugs, Sex and HIV Transmission What Is the Risk? It is well documented that people who share syringes are at risk of being infected with HIV. Sharing syringes allows a direct exchange of blood from one person's body into the bloodstream of another and is one of the most efficient ways to spread blood-borne...
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Motivation for behavior change

Hi. I am a nursing student attempting to counsil teenagers on HIV/AIDS prevention. Any suggestions to help motivate them to change risky behaviors?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
My experience has been that just telling teenagers to protect themselvesagainst HIV/AIDS doesn't work well. This is because the average period oftime from infection to AIDS related symptoms is 10 years. Teenagers cannotperceive life 10 years... Read more »

Risk of Getting HIV from HIV- Partner (SUPERINFECTION)

What is the risk of getting infected with HIV through anal intercourse (insertive) without using protection, while both partner are known to be HIV-? ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Once again a QTND (Question That Never Dies) and ATNC (Answer That Never Changes). See below. Your answer was waiting for you (multiple times over) in the archives.Dr. BobSerosorting vs SuperinfectionJul 23, 2006 Hi Rob, first of all i really... Read more »

Does gential herpes lead to HIV?

9 months ago I found out that I had contracted gential herpes from my boyfriend who gave it to me from oral sex and cold sores in his mouth. I have received proper care from my physician, however since that time I have had 3 upper repiratory...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
Genital herpes is unrelated to HIV; if you are concerned about HIV infection you should ask your physician for a hIV test or use an anonymous HIV test site to obtain a test and put your mind at ease; JLS.... Read more »

could this lead to a cure for HIV ???

Hi Dr Keith,what is you opininon on this new discovery ??? how far are we really from the next state of the art cutting edge meds for hiv ??? Two immune proteins found to control HIV infectionby Alan McCord, January 9, 2009A new observation in how...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Too early to say if that finding has any general clinical or treatment relevance. KH... Read more »
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Barebacking may lead to re-infection

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Super-infection may slow development of AIDS vaccine
Barebacking may lead to re-infection, multiple strains of disease, researchers discover

ATLANTA -- The ability of HIV to develop multiple strains has ignited concerns among some AIDS researchers... Read more »

Can you get HIV if precum/semen gets into your nose?

Posted by thatdude2009, 1 Reply
Hi. So I think I have put myself at a high risk situation. I read a similar post on here In the forums but it doesn't really answer the question.

Can you catch HIV if precum/semen gets in your nose? I've seen health websites mention if it gets in... Read more »

Getting an understanding of HIV

Posted by Mssimone, 2 Replies
Well like I said before I was just diagnoised.

Im trying to get an understanding of the whole hiv/aids.

The question that im going to ask might make you mad but its a question that I just sit and think about wondering if someone else is thinking it... Read more »

Another ANON posting that HIV doesn't lead to AIDS

Posted by still_here, 1 Reply
check out the posting in "Living" subject: Viruses. Read more »