Can Saliva transmit Hiv virus ?
Feb 21, 2012
Dear Dr Wohl,
I am real scared and paranoid and I wanted your opinion about my recent incident. I went to a strip club and deep kissed a stripper for 30 - 40 seconds.I realized later on that I had a cut on my upper lips from shaving earlier and 2 small sores inside my mouth. I did have blood on my lips and saliva.She did not have any visible blood in her mouth and lips. God forbid is she was hiv+ , what are my chances ? I have been experiencing sore throat and cold over the two three weeks. Please i am very much sacred and going paranoid. Can the virus transmit through saliva only ? Help please.
Response from Dr. Wohl
Chances of HIV infection = 0
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