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May 26, 2012

Hi shannon...I would like to ask you if theres an HIV risk or if I need testing in these incidents ( Im thinking if blood would be mix with saliva ) 1. Drink w/ pos on same bottle w/ one tongue blister. 2. Kiss w/ pos w/ sometimes bleeding gums..

Thanks.

Response from Ms. Southall

Hi The risk of HIV transmission in both incidents that you have described are incredibly low. 1. No risk 2. It depends on the oral health of the positive person, whether they have high viral load and if their gums are bleeding etc....but again this is a very low risk.

Be well and stay safe, Shannon



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