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The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...hand has no open cuts or sores. Sexual assault or rape can result in infection if the attacker is HIV positive. The risk increases when rape involves anal penetration, force, and/or multiple attackers. Some forced sexual acts involving wounds can place a victim at very high risk. In major cities, PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) is often offered to victims of sexual assault or rape. This month-long treatment with HIV drugs reduces the...
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saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get HIV from an infected partners saliva on my anus?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Sweat, tears, vomit, feces, and urine do contain HIV, but have not been reported to transmit the disease (apart from two cases involving transmission from fecal matter via cut skin). Mosquitoes, fleas, and other insects do not transmit HIV. If... Read more »

does sodomy create HIV/AIDS?

I guess Im just pretty ignorant because of my super religious parents but, I always thought that unprotected anal sex would somehow 'create' HIV/AIDS. Is this just a wierd misconception? and if I had unprotected anal sex w my bf (and neither of us...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: What is HIV What is AIDS? How quickly do people infected with HIV develop AIDS? How many people are affected by HIV/AIDS? How is HIV transmitted? How is HIV not transmitted? How can I reduce my risk of becoming... Read more »

can you get hiv/aids if you.. (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)

me and my partner have been curious about trying anal sex. we are both hiv/aids free and free of any other std's. we were curious, can we get aids from anal sex even if you both are disease free?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Sweat, tears, vomit, feces, and urine do contain HIV, but have not been reported to transmit the disease (apart from two cases involving transmission from fecal matter via cut skin). Mosquitoes, fleas, and other insects do not transmit HIV. If... Read more »

sharing a room with someone who is HIV+

Hi,I am a 23 years old male.I have been sharing a room with an HIV+ person for the past one month.We have a double bed and he sleeps on one half of it and I sleep on the other half of it.Now, I have a few questions:I am a little worried as to should...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Frequently Asked Questions What is HIV? What is AIDS? How quickly do people infected with HIV develop AIDS? How many people are affected by HIV/AIDS? How is HIV transmitted? How is HIV not transmitted? How can I reduce my risk of becoming... Read more »
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The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...and Diabetes Taking Care of Yourself What Is Diabetes? Diabetes and pre-diabetes are serious conditions in which people have high levels of glucose in their blood. Almost 24 million Americans have diabetes and at least 57 million have... Read more »
Project Inform

Making Decisions About Therapies

...forum doesn't automatically mean that the information isn't useful, but you have a right to ask questions about the speaker's involvement with the company -- like whether or not they received money from the company. Consider how that might... Read more »
The Well Project

AIDS Vaccines

...few have made it intolater-stage, large-scale Phase III trials. There have been three large Phase III trials. The first two involved avaccine candidate called AIDSVAX. They were completed in 2003 and did not showany evidence that the vaccine... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...the middle class. In developing countries, the emergence of the HIV epidemic has dramatically changed patterns of disease in affected communities. As in developed countries, previously rare, "opportunistic" diseases such as PCP and certain... Read more »
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Condom Sabotage: Your Stories??

Posted by Safewomenstories
...used to help other women with HIV/AIDS via a national support campaign with free resources for survivors... If you want to get involved in the project and/or share your personal story, you can send your experience to safewomenstories@gmail.com.... Read more »

AIDS/HIV Research Study Suggestion

Posted by thehennegroup, 1 Reply
...Hello all, I just created new account TheBody.com. I have also posted on HIV/AIDS Tribe, I am trying to reach out to people online about a research study we are conducting. I can provide you with the details about the research study. We are... Read more »

Media and People Living with HIV and AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
...anonymously and the information will be depersonalized. If you would like more information about the survey and the organisations involved go to INTERNEWS Local Voices (www.internews.org) and GNP+ (www.gnpplus.net). You can also email the survey... Read more »

Had to disclose to many people!

Posted by dj1979, 8 Replies
...Broke it in 3 places, plus dislocated my elbow. Had to go to hospital via ambulance, have surgery, etc. I feel like I told 20 people "oh by the way I'm HIV+" I'm SICK of it!!! I know I did the proverbial "right thing", because I only told... Read more »