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Amount Of Blood Required To Transmit Hiv

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amount of blood in saliva

Please shannon what's the amount of blood in saliva that can infect one with hiv during a deep kiss. Thanks,val....
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiHIV transmission through kissing does not carry a risk. The amount of blood that would need to be present would not make it a pleasant kiss! The volume would need to be significant and there would need to be a fresh open wound in the mouth of the... Read more »

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Hi there, Doc. I had male to male sex last night. As a practice, I always require my partner to use... Read more »
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a considerable amount of HIV blood in a glass

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am wondering if 20-30 ml of wet HIV-infected blood remained in a glass for more than twelve hours, will the blood be still infectious even if it is still wet after that 12 hours?? Read more »

Can HIV be transmitted this way?

Posted by jacob123, 2 Replies
I know ive asked a similar question but it still paranoids me. Lets say a s small amount of HIV+ blood went in the water(not visible). Then 10 minutes later, someone drinks that water. What are the chances of catching HIV? Because i was playing... Read more »

please help! fair judgement required!

Posted by amrit, 3 Replies
Hello guys and gals :)
Here is my story that gives me panik 2 months allready.
just as most people i was stupid! and how much stupid!!!
I visited cambodia that is one of the most hiv infected countries in the east and i had a crush on cambodian girls.
i... Read more »

Can HIV be transmitted through nose-mucousmembrane

Posted by madeinkorea, 1 Reply
Hi All,
Can HIV be transmitted through nose mucous membranes?
My exposure was, accidental nose picking with unknown person's blood in my fingers? Only after the nose picking incident I realized that the person I had handshake was bleeding and I was... Read more »