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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 hipatitis b,c

can you get hepatitis b,c from environmental surfaces for example i bought a candy in a store and while i was eating the candy my inner lips, were the mucus membranes are touched the external part of the candy wrapper that could have been...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Absolutely no risk. HBV and HCV are spread by blood to blood exposure. Read more »

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 »

what is my risk. i will donate.

Dr. Bob, I went to a strip club last night. She kissed me on my cheeks and on my lips. I later realised that i had cut of my cheek. It is not actively bleeding, but it definitely looks like skin is open. She actually kissed licking my cheek,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Saliva is not considered a transmission risk, unless it contains visible blood. Relax Max. You're fine.Dr. Bob 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 »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...transmitted diseases . Lubricant Use of lubricants can make sexual penetration more comfortable and may also help reduce the risk of condom breakage during sex. With latex condoms, however, be sure to use a water-based lubricant. Do not use... 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 »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

...sex precautions recommended to prevent HIV transmission -- the use of latex condoms and other barriers -- reduce the risk of transmission of some STDs. However, because STDs can be spread through contact with lesions... 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 »

scared. PLEASE answer

Posted by jkkljhklj, 1 Reply
...today at lunch, i got some corn nuts out of the vending machine and ate them from my palm. what would be the risk if: 1. hiv + blood was on the corn packet, got on my hand then on the corn nuts, and in my mouth? 2. what would would be Read more »

Could I have been at risk?

Posted by BillyC, 4 Replies
...am asking is if anyone can help me with advice to overcome this fear and move on. Or does anyone think I was ever truely at risk? Thank you all for the time. Read more »