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HIV Risk Of Saliva

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Saliva and Anal sex

Dear Dr. Frascino,I have contacted everyone with this question (including the CDC) and no one has been able to give me a clear answer. The question is: what is the risk of HIV transmission from one male to another (anal sex), with the use of a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Saliva that does not contain visible blood is not considered a risk for HIV transmission. Therefore, assuming there was no visible blood Read more »

Worried about saliva in my anus.

Hi?/A wanna ask how risk get HIV from fingering my anus deep with saliva-spit.A met a gay HIV+pos ... Read more »
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Innovative Rapid HIV Test Appears to Detect Acute HIV; OraQuick Rapid Saliva Tests Found to Be Not Very Accurate for High Risk Testers

...different tests, but this is the only rapid test that's capable of detecting p24 antigen in addition to antibody. So it's a saliva test? No, it's blood. And the Determine Combo assay that looks at antigen, as well as antibodies, detected... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Advocacy Groups Protest Ruling in Case Regarding HIV-Positive Man, Saliva

...Services on Friday in response to the ruling issued a statement that said, "U.S. Public Health Service guidelines determine the risk of HIV transmission from such fluids as saliva and tears to be extremely low." R. Doug Hardy, infectious... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...past 2 or 3 months) are most likely to transmit HIV to others. This is when their viral load is the highest. In general, the risk of transmission is higher with higher viral loads. This fact sheet provides an overview of HIV prevention, and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...cases of HIV transmission from performing oral sex on a person infected with HIV. While no one knows exactly what the degree of risk is, evidence suggests that the risk is less than that of unprotected anal or vaginal sex. If the person... Read more »
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Saliva, Hiv, Risks?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Is saliva risky if it is able to get into your bloodtream? If say your are receiving oral sex and saliva gets on your mucous membranes Read more »

insertve oral sex a year and a half ago:Risk?

Posted by 613, 2 Replies
...I was insertive and it was unprotected. A year later I have had no symptoms of STDs. On medhelpforums they say I am not at risk for HIV and that herpes 1 is slim and not to worry about it. So am I not at risk? Read more »

Passing on HIV via Saliva

Posted by SaltyWater, 2 Replies
...know you cant catch it by french kissing, but suppose the negative person had core / cold core on the edge of his mouth, if the saliva from the infected person came into contact with this cold sore, whats he chances of the negative person... Read more »

saliva and old wounds

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...hey i need someones opinion...If an Hiv+ persons saliva get in contact with 20hours old superficial skin wound, is there a risk? Read more »