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Dr. Louis Gallia
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Hiv (Definition)

Hiv infection is caused by a retrovirus....This retrovirus binds to CD4 cells (for the most part). You may detect the virus by several different methods. An elisa test (enzyme linked immunosorbent assay). You may also detect it by doing a test referred to as a western blot (a gel protein electrophoresis). Thirdly by pcr (polymerase chain reaction) which ...Read more


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How should an HIV infected person have sex if married?

How should an HIV infected person have sex if married?

Using protection: Unprotected sex will most likely transmit the HIV virus. Protection is essential and in the couples i counsel, non-negotiable. If children are sought, artificial insemination may be a viable alternative, donors, and adoption are all options here. ...Read more

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Is it guaranteed that I will get HIV if I have sex with a woman that is HIV infected?

Is it guaranteed that I will get HIV if I have sex with a woman that is HIV infected?

Risky: It is very risky, but not necessarily guaranteed due to the recipients' immune systems ability(resistance) to defend itself against a "viral load" that is why not everyone breathing "stale air" on a crowded airliner gets a cold when there are a dozen coughing and sneezing "typhoid mary's" on the plane. Hiv has more virulence(disease causing) abliity than a common cold in a initmate relationship. ...Read more

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Can we infected with HIV virus on sex intercourse with multiple partners who are non-hiv infected even using condoms/taking other preventive measures.

Can we infected with HIV virus on sex intercourse with multiple partners who are non-hiv infected even using condoms/taking other preventive measures.

No: If you are HIV negative and all your partners are also HIV negative, then you cannot get HIV infected through sex. This is especially the case if using barrier protection like condoms. However, how do you know for sure that even one of your multiple partners is not HIV infected. He/she could have been recently infected and hasn't had an HIV test since that time. Its a dangerous practice. ...Read more

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I never had any intercourse but had some intimate contacts 10 yrs back.Can I be HIV infected?

Need more info: Define "intimate" contacts. If oral or anal, for example, then yes - you can get infected. ...Read more

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Dr i wanted to ask u of the possibility being hiv infected with unknown status men if had intercourse for a minute with no ejac/used condom later on?

Dr i wanted to ask u of the possibility being hiv infected with unknown status men if had intercourse for a minute with no ejac/used condom later on?

Very low: Back when viral loads were high, a majority of husbands did not infect their wives even after years of unprotected sex. I hope you'll treasure the experience of having loved and been loved, whatever the circumstances -- human love is never perfect. It'll be even better from now on if you're both really careful. ...Read more

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Is HIV like HPV easily transmitted? No intercourse and without penetration even? I mean if outercourse frottage existed? Is it possible to be infected

HIV is hard to Get: No. Hiv is not caught skin to skin like hpv is. Hiv transmission requires direct infected body fluid to blood transmission. Your scenario has zero risk for HIV transmission. ...Read more

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During sexual intercourse how a man can get infected if he don't kiss or uses his mouth (the girl has HIV) Only penis to vagina contact without condom?

During sexual intercourse how a man can get infected if he don't kiss or uses his mouth (the girl has HIV) Only penis to vagina contact without condom?

Here are...: Sexual intercourse is the ideal set-up to contract STD especially like HIV because vaginal penetration is highly possible to microscopically break the natural barrier - skin - for body fluid exchange. So, beware the reality, practice safe sex with all possible available means at all cost, and don't let wishful thinking work on you. So, watch, see, and be tested as needed. Ask Doc timely. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have sex with HIV patient without the virus transmitted to me?

Is it possible to have sex with HIV patient without the virus transmitted to me?

HIV Exposure: Yes. To be exposed to the HIV virus one must come in contact with bodily fluid and/or blood carrying the virus or the dna of the virus. Most HIV positive people in our country who have access to health care now adays will be on HIV medications that suppress the virus and keep it quiet. These HIV positive individuals are thus less likely to be contagious. There are other stds! ...Read more

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Can HIV inter when i sex with two woman in different time and both are not HIV infected?

Can HIV inter when i sex with two woman  in different time 
and both are not HIV infected?

No: In order to be infected with HIV you need intimate contact with a person who is already infected. It is caused by a virus which is transferred person to person by sex, needle-sharing, breast milk, or organ transplant from an already infected person. ...Read more

Sexual Intercourse (Definition)

Couples often worry about having sex during pregnancy. They may be afraid that having sex could cause a miscarriage or harm the baby. It is best to talk to your doctor or nurse midwife about your specific situation to make sure you are considered at low risk for complications such a ...Read more


Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Human Immunodeficiency Virus (Definition)

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids), [1][2] a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections ...Read more