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What Human Fluids Can Carry Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...the need to follow safer sex guidelines when they are sexual with other infected people. However, it still makes sense to "play safe." If you don't, you could be exposed to other sexually transmitted infections such as herpes, human papillomavirus (HPV), or syphilis. If you already have HIV, these diseases can be more serious. Choosing a sex partner based on their HIV infection status is called "sero sorting." A recent study showed that this...
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Carrying HIV Meds into US for 2 week vacation

Hi,I am traveling to the US from Asia for a short 2 week vacation in Mar 2011. I already have a US visa that predates my HIV acquisition. I am worried that my medication will be seized by the immigration & custom authorities in the SFO airport when...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,"No worries mate!" as they say in Australia. I can assure you everyone has indeed gotten the memo. The ban is now nothing more than a bad memory.Safe travels!Dr. Bob Read more »

Can scabies mite carry hiv and make infection ?

Dear Doctor...Thanks for your time.Some 3 months back I met with a sex worker in INDIA/Bangalore.I din't do any vaginal/anal/oral sex.She did only the hand job.I was protected with latex condom during the act.I observed the scars in between her...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Scabies mites, similar to all other biting and blood-sucking little creepy crawlers cannot transmit HIV/AIDS. See below.Dr. BobAids and Fleas Nov 8, 2010Hello Dr.Bob I have a question a bit strange but it really happened to me: Read more »

Is it true that a mosquito can carry HIV?

You said in one of your previous answers to the QTND that it is possible to contract HIV from a mosquito but the chance is the same as Britney Spears becoming a nun. As I just spotted her coming out of a church I thought this is now a bigger risk so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Howard,The chances of Britney Spears coming out of a church? I'd say the chances are zero, zilch, nada, null, nothing, bupkis! Are you sure it was Britney and not Sarah Palin?Dr. Bob Read more »

Parvovirus, HIV+ humans and Ferrets

My HIV+ partner and I recently adopted a ferret who has tested positive for ADV. From Ferret ADV website: ADV is a highly contagious Parvovirus a persistent viral infection which causes a huge increase in antibodies found in the blood known as...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Robert,I don't have any personal experience with ferret ADV. I do know that ferret zoonoses transmitted by pet ferrets to humans are quite rare. I would suggest you check with PAWS (Pets Are Wonderful Support) at http://www.pawssf.org/.... Read more »
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The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...activity and drug use. It is also a chance to develop an open and honest relationship with your children. The Facts About HIV Many parents are uncomfortable talking to their children about HIV because they do not have the correct... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...I get HIV from getting a tattoo or through body piercing? Can HIV be transmitted by kissing? Can HIV be transmitted by human bite? Can HIV be transmitted by being scratched? Can HIV be transmitted by being spit on by an HIV-infected... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Cryptosporidiosis

...Some drinks contain electrolytes. The Bottom Line Crytosporidium is a fairly common parasite. It is found in animals, humans, soil, and water. It can be transmitted easily. In people with normal immune systems, crypto causes diarrhea and... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...mouthwash or a breathmint instead. Avoid swallowing pre-cum, semen, or vaginal fluids. Use latex condoms for oral sex on a man (try the unlubricated, flavoredones). If you perform oral sex without a condom, finish up... Read more »
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Key facts about HIV/AIDS - Note Last Item

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...WHAT IS AIDS AND WHAT CAUSES IT? * AIDS stands for acquired immune deficiency syndrome. It is caused by a virus called HIV (human immunodeficiency virus). INCUBATION PERIOD AND SYMPTOMS: * The HIV virus does not live for long outside the... Read more »

NOT A MYTH

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Abel S, Cesaire R, Cales-Quist D, Bera O, Sobesky G, Cabie A. Occupational transmission of human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis C virus after a punch. Clin Infect Dis 2000 Dec;31(6):1494-5 Center for Information and Read more »

Get The Facts

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...http://www.pplm.org/Facts/hsc_fac/hiv.html WHAT IT IS: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). HOW IT IS SPREAD: HIV is transmitted through contact with the blood, semen, vaginal... Read more »

Proof

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone Read more »