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HIV Transmission Cut On Lip

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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
...This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, Read more »

Oral w/cuts

Hello Dr. Frascino! I thoroughly enjoy reading the questions and answers in this forum as they... 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... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Injection Drug Use

...crack or crystal meth may also be a co-factor in transmission of HIV because it can cause severe burns or cuts on the mouth and lips. These cuts or burns can serve as a transmission site for HIV or other blood-borne infections during oral sex or... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

...with HIV can get worse sores in the rectum and cervical areas. HPV can also cause problems in the mouth or on the tongue or lips. Other types of HPV can cause abnormal cell growth known as dysplasia. Dysplasia can develop into various cancers in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...infected partner also is at risk because HIV can enter through the urethra (the opening at the tip of the penis) or through small cuts, abrasions, or open sores on the penis. Not having (abstaining from) sex is the most effective way to avoid... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...and fisting (using a hand to penetrate the anus or vagina): These are relatively low risk, as long as your hand has no open cuts or sores. Sexual assault or rape can result in infection if the attacker is HIV positive. The risk increases when... Read more »
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hickie and cuts?

Posted by yummychocolate, 1 Reply
...hickie(which left a red mark on me), and touched a guy's penis(which seemed moist) and then touched a one day old open cut on my lower lip, and he rubbed his own penis(which might have been a bit moist from his semen, then he touched my genitals... Read more »

lip sores unprotected oral hiv risk

Posted by smkl, 1 Reply
...is relatively lower. But what is freaking me out is that post the episode- I discovered a single sore on the inside of her lips- it was not red or yellow, but just as the same texture and color as her skin. Also, she had blisters on her... Read more »

scared. PLEASE answer

Posted by jkkljhklj, 1 Reply
...the corn packet, got on my hand then on the corn nuts, and in my mouth? 2. what would would be the risk if had a cut on my lips or in my mouth and blood got in there? i didnt eat them until 1 minute after i got them. or am i being paranoid? Read more »

HIV from a stoner.

Posted by ohm, 1 Reply
...assuming he's positive, did I put myself in a risky situation? I don't recall having any cuts in my mouth, I only have dry, chapped lips. Any thoughts on the matter? Read more »