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What Happens When Someone Gets Hiv Virus

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All about anal warts-- Treatment for internal anogenital warts; what happens to people infected with the wart virus?

what is the treatment for internal anogenital warts? I heard there was a pill, is that true? If anal intercourse was performed with a person with internal warts would the suseptible top pass it along to others?...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Anal warts, both internal and external, are caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV, also known as the wart virus). Given that it is a viral infection, it can be readily spread from an infected bottom to a susceptible top. Once a person gets... Read more »

virus death, fresh sperm and getting pregnant

Hello, you guys are wonderful. I've asked questions on here before, I'm the lesbian in my... Read more »

Getting HIV virus from toilet

Hi I want to know how long does HIV virus live in toilet.... Read more »
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Performers Getting HIV Tests to Raise Awareness of Virus Among U.S. Blacks

On Monday at the Screen Actors Guild in Los Angeles, celebrities Regina King, Howard Hesseman, and Jimmy Jean-Louis of NBC's "Heroes" will take HIV tests as part of "1 in a Million," a new campaign to raise AIDS awareness among African Americans.... Read more »
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Sexual Transmission of Hepatitis C Happens Through Blood, Not Semen, in Gay Men With HIV, Study Says

Sexual transmission of hepatitis C (HCV) has been documented since 2000 among gay, HIV-positive men in several major cities, including Amsterdam, Berlin, London and New York. The sexual practice of fisting has been particularly associated with the... Read more »
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Sharon on Getting Sober and Getting Custody After an HIV Diagnosis

Welcome to This Positive Life ! We have with us Sharon Gambles. When Sharon was diagnosed with HIV in 1989, like many other people, she thought HIV was a gay white man's disease, thus she knew nothing about the disease. To make matters, during this... Read more »
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Getting Closer

Dr. Robert Murphy: "We know that with the drugs that we use, we can drop the virus to undetectable levels, but ... we can't cure the virus." Yes, the search for a cure continues. "Now more than ever," says Robert Murphy, MD, an HIV specialist... Read more »
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Dentist Appt - Could it happen?

Posted by whatthe, 2 Replies
Ok. Here is the deal. I had a dentist appt for a filling in November where I ended up getting the cold sore virus from the person assisting the dentist. I had noticed she had a horrible looking cold sore and every so often seemed to adjust her mask... Read more »

Don't Know What is happening

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was involved in a sexual intercourse with one girl who HIV is unknown. I had some symptoms after about 10 days of the intercourse. Sore Throad, lymp nodes on my neck, legs and armspit toward my chest. I got fatigue after about 5 days and hurt on... Read more »

could it happen this way

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had an open cut in my hand, when I was playing a soccer game I had to wear a shirt from a stranger and I found blood on the shirt. The blood came in contact with the open sore in my hand. But the blood on the shirt was dry. Could HIV be... Read more »

Can this happen?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I know this may sound disgusting, but I heard a rumor that the chef at the local restaurant taints the food with HIV infected fluids (blood, semen etc..). Is there any danger, or would the virus die by the time the food gets to the table.

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