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AIDS Risk Swallowing

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HIV Infection via swallowing blood?

Dear Dr. Bob,My husband and I are aid workers in Tanzania, where the prevalence of AIDS is greater than 10% in the city we work (Dar es Salaam). He was involved in a car accident on Friday and the taxi driver's blood went into his mouth. He has no...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Noel,Your husband's HIV-acquisition risk remains extremely slight. There is no indication the cab driver was virally enhanced. You don't mention how much blood landed Read more »

Swallowing-Increased Risk of Transmission?

Hello Dr Bob,Thank you so much for this wonderful site. I have gained some valuable knowledge from... Read more »

Swallowed cum. am I at risk??

I had a night with 2 guys. started with condoms but ended doing full penetration with both of them... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...activity, people have reportedlybecome infected with HIV in this way. A number of studies have tried todetermine the exact level of risk of oral sex, but it can be difficult to getaccurate information from study participants. Since oral sex is... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Rescriptor (Delavirdine)

...the treatment of HIV infection in adults. This medicine does not cure or prevent HIV infection or AIDS and does not reduce the risk of passing the virus to other people. Dosage Form/Administration Delavirdine comes in tablet form and is taken... Read more »
The Body

A Telling Tale of Trick or Treat: Remember to Spit, Don't Swallow!

...gaggle of horned-up hotties in a jacuzzi. Hopefully those participating in these casual sex-a-thons realize the increased level of risk and take appropriate precautions against STDs, including HIV. Disclosure becomes more of an issue when an... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Intelence (TMC125, Etravirine)

...an NNRTI and other antiretroviral agents. Etravirine does not cure or prevent HIV infection or AIDS and does not reduce the risk of passing the virus to other people. Dosage Form/Administration Always take this medication as your doctor... Read more »
Connect With Others

swallowing

Posted by sadface, 2 Replies
...Oral sex..if I was to "swallow" does that put me at risk for Hiv?? Thanks all.. Sf Read more »

oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...it anyway.so does any body have any advice for me,since I swallowed or had most of the climaxes in my mouth or throat am i at risk? I enjoy oral sex and swallowing for my partner and I always thought it wasnt risky.furthermore since I realy want... Read more »

Swallowing fear

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...possible exposure) I am still having these symptoms and am scared that it is seroconversion. I know they say that oral sex is low risk but because i swallowed and becuase my throat was a little red I am worried that might mean that the odds are... Read more »

swallowing infected bload

Posted by lost, 3 Replies
...i ve been experiencing difficulty in swallowing for 2 months now, i don't have a sore throat at all, i am not sick, i feel very healthy, i only have this problem i feel like Read more »