|pierced nipple exposure
May 29, 2002
I recently had an encounter with a woman I do not know the HIV status of. She had pierced nipples and I briefly licked on one of them. Is this a route for exposure? I know "casual contact" is not an avenue of transmission, but if she was infected and the piercing wound was open, would I be at risk? Also, I think what you are doing here is great, keep up the good work.
| Response from Mr. Kull
Unless your mouth was coming into direct contact with HIV infected blood in the encounter you describe, you are not at risk for infection through licking a pierced nipple.
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