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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...Line How Do You Get Infected With HIV? The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is not spread easily. You can only get HIV if you get infected blood or sexual fluids into your system. You can't get it from mosquito bites, coughing or sneezing, sharing household items, or swimming in the same pool as someone with HIV. Some people talk about "shared body fluids" being risky for HIV, but no documented cases of HIV have been caused by sweat,...
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Are acute HIV symptoms contagious?

If one develops flu-like symptoms shortly after contracting HIV (sore throat, congestion, cough), are the symptoms contagious? In other words, would someone within the vicinity who has not been in sexual contact with the serconverted individual...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
..."flu-like," HIV and its symptoms are not transmitted like flu or the common cold, which have respiratory modes of transmission (cough, sneeze, etc.). So the basic answer to your question is no.Dr. Bob Read more »

Spit in the Eye or Baby Sneeze?

Dear Rick, Is it possible to get HIV from a child who has spit in your face and their sailiva gets in your eye, and you know that child was born a crack baby? Also, if you sit with a baby and they sneeze and their fluids make contact with your eyes?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question. HIV is not transmitted by saliva. It is not transmitted through coughing,spitting, or sneezing. So even if this baby was infected with HIV, you wouldnot be at risk from exposure to saliva through Read more »

Could I have HIV?

I've been with my bf for a year and a half. I was a virgin before I was with him but his first sexual experience was anal sex with another girl. Apparently they went for anal because she was not on the pill and they didn't have a condom. This was...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...You need to get an HIV test. That will answer your question. Read more »

sneezing is HIV symptoms???

5 monts ago, i make sex.I have had a Anti HIV 1-2 test 1,2,3,5 months.all of them are negatif(-). but i have had sneezing for 3 months. I sneeze 3 times everyday. I apply to doctor and ask. I have only sneezing no other symptoms.doctor said...
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
...If your HIV antibody test has been repeatedly negative, then your sneezing is not due to HIV. I would review this symptom with your health care provider. Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Vaccinations and HIV

...weeks. Measles, Mumps and Rubella: These are three diseases caused by viruses. They are very contagious and can be spread by coughing or sneezing. Children are normally vaccinated against these diseases with an "MMR" shot. The vaccine... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2009 H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and You

...virus is thought to occur in the same way that seasonal flu spreads. Flu viruses are spread mainly from person to person through coughing, sneezing or talking by people with influenza. Sometimes people may become infected by touching something --... Read more »
Project Inform

Flu Season and Living With HIV

...than the flu, come on slowly and last only a few days, usually less than a week. Common symptoms are sore throat, sneezing, coughing, runny nose and congestion. Older children and adults rarely get more than a mild fever, if at all. Flu... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...Can I get HIV from casual contact (shaking hands, hugging, using a toilet, drinking from the same glass, or the sneezing and coughing of an infected person)? Can I get HIV from mosquitoes? Can I get HIV while playing sports? Has HIV been... Read more »
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Sneezing

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...high risk exposure my three month test was negative,im getting tested again at six months,its been five months now and ive been sneezing about ten times a day for over three months also my nose feels itchy just at the opening could this be a... Read more »

sneezing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...after possible exposure,tested neg at 11 weeks ,still have aches in arms and thighs,also i sneeze about 10 times everyday,does anyone know if sneezing is a symptom as i never used to sneeze before my exposer,help Read more »

ARS for Certain, or No?

Posted by ChapmanH, 1 Reply
...I was reading that ARS can be distinguished from common respitory diseases since a runny nose, congestion, sneezing, and a productive cough are not symptoms of ARS. So, if someone had flulike symptoms such as a sore throat, low grade fever, and... Read more »

scared

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I was talking to a stranger and he spitted into my Eyes. can i get HIV this way. What if he spitted blood. Thank u for your reply. Read more »