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Can AIDS Be Transmitted Through Making Out

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Could Aids be transmitted through if bodily fluid makes contact with skin with rash ?

The condom only covers the shaft of the penis, so what if fluid were to get onto the base of the penis (which is not protected) and if there is rashes on this area, how high is the chance of transmition ? If the answer is yes, oes it also mean that...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThis is a great question. And you are correct the condom does not protect the other areas in the genital area. If there is a rash or broken skin there is an opportunity for HIV to transmit. So yes if there are openings, rashes, broken skin... Read more »

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Can HIV be transmitted via a nitrous balloon?

Posted by vanessa1013, 3 Replies
Hi there,

Thank you in advance for reading...

I attended a "rave" like party on 8/21/10. At this party, nitrous balloons were being passed around. I took several hits...And now I am wondering if there is any chance I can get HIV from sharing a balloon. 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 »

Protected sex!!!! It's making me crazy

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ok, someone explain WHY people are worried about protected sex? If you had protected sex and are worried about getting HIV, then you have major guilt issues with your behavior. So, keep in mind always, protected sex is just that PROTECTED, so stop... Read more »

Behind every 'AIDS' story lies a money making scam

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Behind every 'AIDS' story lies a money making scam.
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Results of a new national survey of 864 physicians and 1,339 members of
the
general public revealed that a significant majority of both groups
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