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What Bodily Fluids Transmit HIV

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What is the risk?

Hello Dr.Considering that there are four bodily fluids that can transmit the HIV virus (blood, semen, vaginal fluid, and breast milk -between mothers and infants), is it possible to contract the HIV virus if a guy penetrates either a vagina or an...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Unprotected sex is risky with or without ejaculation, because pre-cum (pre-ejaculatory fluid) contains HIV and can transmit the infection.You can read more about HIV transmission (sexual), HIV prevention (sexual) and safer sexual techniques Read more »

Can HIV be transmitted from body fluids (including blood) splash

Hello. I am a nurse in the CV-ICU (cardiovascular ICU) and a few days ago we had an HIV positive... Read more »

HIV test and Liquid?

Hi Doctor,I was wondering, I took an HIV test on the day I had a cold. The night before I had a... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nebraska: Bill Would Protect Police From Body Fluids Assault

...Attorney General Jon Bruning is a measure that would punish people who assault peace officers with bodily fluids that can transmit HIV or hepatitis B or C. Under the measure, sponsored by Sen. Mike Gloor, assaulting an officer with bodily fluid... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

MMWR Report Examines False-Positive Oral Fluid Rapid HIV Tests

... " False-Positive Oral Fluid Rapid HIV Tests --- New York City, 2005--2008 ," Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report : MMWR examines recent increase in the number Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Overview of False-Positive Oral Fluid Rapid HIV Tests

...(CDC's) June 18, 2008 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) (early release). The MMWR report covers oral fluid rapid HIV testing done in sexually transmitted disease (STD) clinics in New York City (NYC) from March 2005 through May 2008.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Questions and Answers: False-Positive Oral Fluid Rapid HIV Tests

... What is the significance of the reported increases in false positives when using the oral fluid HIV test in New York City sexually transmitted disease (STD) clinics? It is important to keep in mind that overall oral fluid tests Read more »
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Can i get HIV if i lick a vaginal fluid on-----

Posted by von, 1 Reply
...Hi can i get hiv if i lick a fresh vaginal fluid on her underwear 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, Read more »

HIV in K-Y liquid?

Posted by finnakirk, 1 Reply
...If the contents of a bottle of k-y liquid are tainted with blood or semen containing the hiv virus, can the virus survive in that liquid environment, and thus be transmitted Read more »

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Posted by notanonymous, 2 Replies
please respond to my follow-up question under "please help chptr 2" thanks! just in case you wouldn't see it. wink. Read more »