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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Injection Drug Use

...Can Transmission Be Prevented? Injection Drugs & Hepatitis Needle Exchange Programs Drugs, Sex and HIV Transmission What Is the Risk? It is well documented that people who share syringes are at risk of being infected with HIV. Sharing syringes allows a direct exchange of blood from one person's body into the bloodstream of another and is one of the most efficient ways to spread blood-borne diseases -- such as HIV...
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HIV nose mucus enters clapped cut lips

A realative of mines is infected with HIV/AIDS. I gave this relative a kiss on the cheak, thinking that It was not possible to become infected. Unfortunately my relatives nose was dripping mucus due to the cold weather. Some of the mucus fom her...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex and HIV Prevention" expert forum. Please resubmit your question there... Read more »

Oral w/cuts

Hello Dr. Frascino! I thoroughly enjoy reading the questions and answers in this forum as they provide me with valuable information in regards to the "situation" I'm currently facing. As others have noted you have quite a unique style of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...your warm comments about me. OK, now on to you! Even with severely cracked lips, oral sex would still carry a relatively low risk for HIV transmission. I tend to doubt your lips were actively bleeding during the penis popsicle activity. It is... Read more »

Oral with cut lip

Hi Dr Bob, firstly I'd like to just say you are truly a god send!!.. your time given to all the people like me out there that are going through this is second to none... I have been going through the questions in your forums over the past couple of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...course, I don't know how severely you bit your lip. Was it a small nip or a Hannibal Lecter bite? Either way, your overall HIV risk from your two-minute "hot" shower activity remains very low. Sure, get tested at the three-month mark, but don't... Read more »

Oral sex with sex worker and a cut lip

Dear Dr. Frascino,I am going nutz thinking about whether I have contracted hiv. To be brief, here is my situation. That night I had a very chapped lips which I pealed this one little area that was most irritating and it bled for a bit until it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...complete agreement with the assessment of your physician.First the facts:1.Oral sex (cunnilingus) carries an extremely small risk for HIV transmission, even with the "pealed one little area" on your lip.2.Your symptoms are not indicative of or... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...safer sex to riskier sex. Each time you engage in a sexual activity, you choose (whether consciously or unconsciously) the level of risk you are comfortable with for that moment. Safer sex often involves use of latex condoms, latex dental dams,... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

... Many MTF find that sex work offers a sense of social connection with other transgender persons, but sex work amplifies the risk of HIV transmission for MTF and their partners. Not only is HIV prevalence high among MTF engaged in sex work, it... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

...detected by Pap smears. Some researchers believe that anal and cervical smears should be checked each year for people with elevated risk: People who have had receptive anal intercourse Women who have had cervical intraepithelial neoplasia... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Ventura County, Calif., HIV/AIDS Center at Risk of Being Affected by Proposed State Budget Cuts

... The Ventura County Rainbow Alliance, the county's only HIV/AIDS center, could be significantly affected by proposed funding cuts to state HIV/AIDS programs, the Ventura County Star reports. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) has proposed about... Read more »
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lip sores unprotected oral hiv risk

Posted by smkl, 1 Reply
...Hello I am aware that risk from unprotected insertive fellatio is relatively lower. But what is freaking me out is that post the episode- I discovered Read more »

hickie and cuts?

Posted by yummychocolate, 1 Reply
...semen, then he touched my genitals a few seconds later. I didn't see ANY visible fluid on his finger, but I'm concerned. Am I at risk for HIV? I had this happen. Read more »

HIV risk from a handshake with a tiny cut

Posted by mountainman1970, 1 Reply
...any blood or cut places on the barber mans hand. the handshaking took less than 2 seconds. i guess my question is what is my risk here? i have asked repeatedly on other forums and even the doctors forum over at a popular medical website. everyone... Read more »

help please!!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...We had vaginal sex with a condom. However she did perform oral sex on my. after she was done I saw that she had blood on her lips. I looks like she had a cut. what should I do?? Read more »