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Sharing A Glass And Cut Inside Of Lip

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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...HIV if you get infected blood or sexual fluids into your system. You can't get it from mosquito bites, coughing or sneezing, sharing household items, or swimming in the same pool as someone with HIV. Some people talk about "shared body fluids" being risky for HIV, but no documented cases of HIV have been caused by sweat, saliva or tears. However, even small amounts of blood in your mouth might transmit HIV during kissing or oral sex. Blood...
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Did I make the biggest mistake of my life? (SHARING A PIPE)

I shared a marijuana pipe with someone that is HIV+. Is there risk here?What if his lip was bleeding and I didn't notice? My lips were pretty chapped at the time.I will donate my next paycheck!! About $250!Any advice would be amazing!My doctor said...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...mark. And I probably don't have to say this, but crack, even with a safe-pipe kit, is bad news." I recently smoked out of a glass pipe(marijuana...no pills or powder for me) after someone who is HIV+. I know that you cannot get HIV through casual... Read more »

Hopeless...please help.

Hi Dr.Bob, I've been anxiously waiting your reply to my previous question,and although you ignored mine, you answered several others that seemed even to me, a little silly. There are no questions concerning increased risk in pregnancy, I have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tender and could bleed.. Here is my situation. I had eaten a half hour to an hour before I drank out of the HIV + gentlemans glass. What if my gums had bled at the time. I don't know if they did ,, but worse case senerio, what if they had been... Read more »

cuts in lips

lately I have been sharing drinks through glasses with a person who has a possibility of HIV virus,then I found out that I have tiny cuts on my lips due the hot weather that dry my lips.Will I get infected?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...is why we don't see HIV being transmitted through kissing. The CDC has never documented a case of HIV transmission through sharing a drink or food with an infected person. It is highly unlikely that you would be infected by sharing drinks.RMK 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
This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who 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... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...an HIV-infected person? Can I get HIV from casual contact (shaking hands, hugging, using a toilet, drinking from the same glass, or the sneezing and coughing of an infected person)? Can I get HIV from mosquitoes? Can I get HIV while... Read more »
The Well Project

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

...on the type of contact. HIV is most easily transmitted throughunprotected (no condoms) anal sex, unprotected vaginal sex, and sharinginjection drug equipment. Oral sex has been shown to be less risky than these activities, but it isnot... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It?

...risk of becoming infected with HIV is from sharing needles to inject drugs with someone who is infected with HIV. When you share needles, there is a very high probability that someone else's blood will be injected into your bloodstream.... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

AIDS Myths and Misunderstandings

...Myths About "Catching" HIV Many people believed that HIV and AIDS could be transmitted by a mosquito bite, by sharing a drinking glass with someone with AIDS, by being around someone with AIDS who was coughing, by hugging or kissing someone with... Read more »
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Sharing shaving razors?

Posted by Carrie, 8 Replies
...My boyfriend (poz) and I (neg) were wondering if HIV can pass threw sharing the same shaving razors. The concern is obviously that if he nicks himself while shaving his face and gets blood on the razor, Read more »

News I want to share.....

Posted by rainbowhisperer, 6 Replies
...reason I am who i am. Jesus put me here to love and take care of children. I have devoted my whole life to children.Thank you in sharing in my happiness I just wanted to brag for a minute. With love always. Read more »

sharing utensils

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello Everyone. I have tried asking this question, but am usually met with hostility when it comes up, the usual response being that I am rather slow or young, which I am not. I have a loved one who is AIDS positive. I love her very much but... Read more »