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What Is The Risk Of Getting HIV From Touching Tears

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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...infection, you should take steps to prevent getting infected. People recently infected (within the past 2 or 3 months) are most likely to transmit HIV to others. This is when their viral load is the highest. In general, the risk of transmission is higher with higher viral loads. This fact sheet provides an overview of HIV prevention, and refers you to other fact sheets for more details on specific topics. Sexual Activity You can avoid any...
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HIV Risk for a Top (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU, 2010) ( IS IT BETTER TO GET HIV TESTED OR NOT TO KNOW, 2010)

Dr. Frascino,I'm a 29 year-old male who was recently in Miami for work conference. I'm a total top (never have bottomed) and had unprotected sex with a guy I met from online. We probably had sex for what seemed like 10 minutes (15 max) and I lost...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...negative, you will feel less anxious and be able to yell WOO-HOO! Also, by knowing your HIV status, you will better understand your risk of possibly infecting others. And clinical studies have shown those who know their HIV status are more likely... Read more »

Exhuming a body with HIV (RISK OF HIV FROM CORPSE OR CADAVER, 2009)

After being denied our request to exhume a body which was buried on our family plot illegally (without the deed or our permission) from the NJ state Health Dept.Is there a public health concern exhuming a body after 10 years that has been buried...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...some information about HIV and cadavers, although in your case we are well beyond the cadaver stage!Dr. Bobhello from prague=) (RISK OF HIV FROM CORPSE OR CADAVER, 2009)Mar 15, 2009 hello dr bob it's me, the medical student from prague who asked... Read more »

hello from prague=) (RISK OF HIV FROM CORPSE OR CADAVER, 2009)

hello dr bobit's me, the medical student from prague who asked u some questions last june. how are u doing? hope all is well. it has been a while since the last time i wrote. i think i promised to write something back to share my experience with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Medical Student from Prague,Relax. I see no cause for concern. Remember HIV cannot permeate intact skin. Also, the risk of HIV from cadavers is essentially nonexistent. See below. If you remain worried, get a single HIV-antibody test at the... Read more »

Sex Shop Part Deux

Ok now when you say there would be a risk if I tried on the sexy outfit immediately after the last person... what does that exactly mean?I had just bought one outfit without trying it on, and just bought it. But another time I tried it on in the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...serious."I sound like a crazy person . . . ." Yep, you certainly do! But I realize you're scared, so let me be perfectly clear: Your risk is nonexistent. No risk! None. Nada. Zilch. Zip. OK?Dr. BobSex ShopMar 2, 2009 Is there any risk if someone... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...fluids , there is no risk. HIV needs to get into the body for infection to occur. Safer sex guidelines are ways to reduce the risk of spreading HIV during sexual activity. Unsafe Activities Unsafe sex has a high risk of spreading HIV. The... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

...They can protect the penis from HIV-infected vaginal fluids and blood in the mouth, vagina, or rectum. They also reduce the risk of spreading other sexually transmitted diseases. Condoms must be stored, used and disposed of correctly. Male... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...transfusions, accidents in health care settings or certain blood products (See below for detailed information about the actual level of risk for each mode of transmission) Mother to baby (before or during birth, or through breast milk) ... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV

... Sexual Transmission of HIV Worldwide, sexual transmission accounts for the majority of new HIV infections each year. The risk of sexual transmission is greatly reduced by using condoms during sex. The ways that HIV is transmitted are well... Read more »
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Seriously Needing Advice

Posted by dale30, 3 Replies
...day one that he was HIV positive and gave me some basics to help me make a choice. I read a lot of information regarding the risk of transmission and decided that I could have a sexual relationship with this man. So far all of our penetrative... Read more »

Please Advice

Posted by Me_Me, 2 Replies
...in the condoms (one above the other, as in the case of the intercourse) and it seemed intact. I am not aware if either had a tear but collectively it seemed intact i.e. no water leakage. I did not perform oral sex neither did I touch her vagina... Read more »

scared what if driving me nuts...

Posted by sadman, 3 Replies
...transfered to me via the touching after sex? 2: My gums sometimes bleed and we kissed open month a lot could that have put me at risk? 3. Finally I had a cut on the finger next to one I touched her with It was a fresh cut (happened 4 hours... Read more »

Documentary Filmmaker wants to Hear Your Stories

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...you are, break down barriers and stereotypes and make people think. I want to document your hardships, struggles, laughter, tears, your miracles. All my films aim to shed a new light on a subject, meaning that I want people to watch my films and... Read more »