|hiv from slight spit splash
Mar 29, 2014
Hello Doc, A couple of days back I went to a bar in dubai. One can observe a lot many prostitutes roaming around there. One of the girls (chinese) approached me for massage/sex. I obviously refused but somehow I felt slight amount of her spit going in my mouth while talking. I immediately did spit it out in a tissue.
Why I am worried is because I was chewing gum a couple of ours back and bit my tounge. I could feel slight bleeding after but it stopped. After that I had dinner and some beer at the pub before the incidence.
I want to know what are my chances of getting hiv from this episode.
| Response from Mr. Cordova
There was no risk of transmission in the scenario you described. HIV can not be transmitted via saliva.
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