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HIV Risk Touching Spit

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HIV in spit?

I was at work today and a customer was very heated that I wouldn't allow him to use a credit card that belonged to his wife. We have rules that no one but the card holder can use a credit card... he was unhappy and even looking drunk (happy 4th of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...anxiety levels a bit or you wouldn't hear a single thing I was trying to tell you!)Regarding your three risks:1. Risk #1. The risk of HIV transmission from a handshake is nonexistent, unless both of you were actively dripping blood in massive... Read more »

spitting on penis (SALIVA, 2009)

dear doc,i have read your site and you are doing a great job by helping out people in need and i... Read more »

Swallowing

I was reading some of the questions on this site concerning HIV and swallowing, I'm exclusive with... Read more »
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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 »
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New Nebraska Bill Proposes Increased Penalties for Spitting on Cops if You're Living With HIV or Hepatitis; Media Fails in Its Reporting

...scientifically proven fact didn't stop Nebraska State Senator Mike Gloor. On Jan. 10, Gloor proposed a bill that would make spitting on a police officer a misdemeanor in his state, but for someone living with HIV or hep C, the punishment would... Read more »
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 »
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What Is the Craziest Myth You've Heard About HIV/AIDS?

...you know, the government made HIV, because for me it's outrageous that people are still doing the things that can put us at risk, knowing the information we have out there about how HIV is transmitted.    Christopher Ervin, ... Read more »
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Breast Sucking

Posted by ryan2, 3 Replies
...did ,suck it 4 times and she pulled away,then i teasted somthing on my tonge .i said goodby and drove off drinking water and spitting it out 3 weeks later texts book symptoms major Flu(sour throat ,head ache,fever,chills sweating,ext) after... Read more »

19 and scared

Posted by Gressi, 1 Reply
...down and began to do her business, it lasted about 5 minutes and she finished by giving me a hand job. I did ask her if I could touch her privates and I did, no finger insertion. I took the condom off when I finished and she spat into it, No... Read more »

Concerned

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...a line and one other pimple looking spot a few inches from that one they do not itch at all in fact the hurt a little if you touch them. I'm afraid this may be the time my luck runs out. This all took place Memorial day so I have some time before... Read more »

My friend is freaking out...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...some blood in it (but he's been known to have bleeding gums when he brushes, so again who knows); (4) it was more his lips that touched her finger, it's not like he spit or stuck his tongue right into the cut itself. She's determined to get a... Read more »