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AIDS/HIV - Prevention And Transmission

While prevention efforts have managed to reduce the number of new HIV infections, each year, an estimated 56,300 Americans are newly infected with HIV. Efforts are underway by many agencies, primarily the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), to fund prevention programs to educate people at highest risk, as well as the general public, about HIV/AIDS and preventing or reducing their risk. HIV is spread by sexual contact with an infected person, by sharing needles and/or syringes (primarily for drug injection) with someone who is infected, or, less commonly (and now very rarely in countries where blood is screened for HIV antibodies), through transfusions of infected blood or blood clotting factors. Babies born to HIV-infected women may become infected before or during birth or through breast-feeding after birth.

 

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AIDS/HIV - Prevention And Transmission

HIV virus is transmitted by exchange of body fluids from infected person to the uninfected. Sexual activities can transmit the virus when direct contact occurs between the HIV infected persons body fluid and mucous membranes of another. This spread can be prevented by avoiding these...Read More

Posted on : Sunday, August 22, 2010 12:00 AM
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watwat
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can i get hiv if condom ruptured and pulled out it within a few seconds.(immediately just ejaculation and then i pulled out) please reply me as it make me so fool.i want to know can i get infection or how much chance to get infection
Replied on Monday, August 17, 2009 12:00 AM
had unprotected sex with a sex worker few months ago. but immediately after that i got tested for hiv through elisa test in 17 days and it turned negative.the i got my second test after 45 days it turned negative as well. its been 3 months now and i am having flu, sinuses are filled. have a little bit of cough. my ears are paining and the nerves and i have a cramp just below my chin.. what do u think?? whats the probability?? and also i sweated one night..my email is parrybans@gmail.com pls reply.
Replied on Sunday, December 26, 2010 12:33 AM

BearLife
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how are women have babys being hiv positive
Replied on Sunday, November 13, 2011 5:00 AM
Dear Sir,
My son of 51 years who is a Pediatric Doctor has been tested HIV positive in the month of April 2011. He is Gay [Homosexual] and even though we have informed him several times to use all safety measures but unfortunately it has fallen on deaf ears. Now after my wife has learnt about my son she has become paranoid about the issue and at times she is constantly worried about herself. Even though I have informed her that HIV cannot spread to others except by Sex,Blood Transfusion, etc. but she is constantly worried. She even feels he should leave our home and go to rehab. But at present these facilities are not available in our country Oman. Due to his extreme urge to indulge in sexual activities with same sex puts me at great worry cause he is very secretive and i am sure he does not inform is male partner as every time it is new person. I have spent several hours talking to him but the end result is the same. I would like you to inform me in such cases what can a parent do to stop this HIV transmission to innocent victims.

I await to hear from you asap
Replied on Sunday, November 27, 2011 1:30 AM
Dear sir i had un protected sex with a female as i was in a party and drunk while have sex i realized that i have no condom and i ejaculated out side please let me what are the chances of geting infected its about a mounth.
Replied on Tuesday, March 6, 2012 12:55 PM
 




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