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Can HIV Be Transmitted Through 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.

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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 »

how much blood needed to transmit hiv ?

Dear Dr Frascino,Please can you help me. I visited a professional sex worker recently but did not... Read more »

Worried in England

Hello Dr Horwath, hope you don't mind a question from a worried person in Great Britain, i hope i'm... 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 »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...erection. Metoidioplasty: creation of a "microphallus" using the hormonally enlarged clitoris, labia minora (inner vaginal lips), and lengthened urethra. Scrotoplasty: creation of a scrotum using tissue from the labia minora and labia majora... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...vagina and over the cervix (the opening of the uterus). The other end stays outside the vagina and covers the labia (vaginal lips). The polyurethane covers the cervix and the vaginal canal. The vaginal condom is currently marketed under the name... Read more »
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please help me. deep kiss and cuts .

Posted by ind234567, 2 Replies
...later 100% suspect of being HIV infected. during the sex, we had deep hard kissing for 5 minutes or so and it resulted in my lips getting minor cuts and scratches. now i believe the girl did it on purpose to infect max no of people. im scared... 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 »

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 »

stressed out with the incident

Posted by john1976, 1 Reply
...a family . i had a very small blister on back of my tongue ad we kissed for some time no tongue to tongue contact only just lips with wet kissing . this was done just 5 to 15 minutes of kissing. i went back to my home and i checked my mouth and i... Read more »