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Can I Get HIV From Touching Tears

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Stopping the Spread of HIV

...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 can come from flossing your teeth, or from sores caused by gum disease, or by eating very hot or sharp,...
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Microscopic tears in skin & other ways of HIV transmission

Hi, Dr. Bob. I appreciate you. I was recently diagnosed as HIV positive. My current boyfriend had to undergo PEP, but he is standing by me & we are still working on the future. What is hard for me to bear is that the hospital (public health) where...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...boyfriend:1.He could never have sex with you ever again.2.He could contract HIV from kissing you.3.He could contract HIV from your tears.4.He could contract HIV from microscopic tears in his skin if he touched you.Hmm . . . and four different... Read more »

please answer my question,will provide 100$ to ur organisation very soon

dear Dr BOB, i am rahul, male, 28, last week getting drunk, i had been to a brothel. i met a prostitute. she put condom on my penis.then i told her to put another condom over it & she did.after having sex, she removed my condoms. here what worries...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,1. Negligible. You would have noticed a torn condom when you put it on. (The tear would have gotten much worse as you stretched it across your throbbing tallywhacker.)2. Essentially nonexistent, assuming the Read more »

Penis Touched by pussy washed hands help me plz sir i am worried.

i am very sorry if i am disturbing you. but i am worried i am appreaciate if you can answer my question. even right now i am crying about my mistake. please sir answer my question please. i have a girl friend becasue i wanna know that can i get...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...negative. Rapid tests provide definitive answers in as few as 20 minutes. This may be the quickest way to put an end to your tears!Good luck. Be well.Dr. Bob Read more »

Scary eye exam

Hi I was wondering if you can contract Hiv or hepatitis from an eye exam. The reason for my question is the person before me who was very rough! Before I could notice I had touched something wet with my eye! Not sure if what it was (drops, tears...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Hepatitis viruses are only transmitted from blood to blood exposure. Read more »
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Condoms

...Don't use outdated condoms. Don't open a condom package with your teeth. Be careful that your fingernails or jewelry don't tear the condom. Body jewelry in or around your penis or vagina might also tear a condom. Use a new condom every time you... Read more »
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Safer Sex Guidelines

...without protection is very unsafe. Sexual fluids enter the body, and wherever a man's penis is inserted, it can cause small tears that make HIV infection more likely. The receptive partner is more likely to be infected, although HIV might be able... Read more »
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scared what if driving me nuts...

Posted by sadman, 3 Replies
...can't stop thinking what if...Please help. Here are my three what ifs: During sex I didn't cum so I removed the condom and she touched me until I came. However, during intercourse the condom rolled up slightly for a second maybe an inch from... Read more »

Joy becomes saddness....

Posted by Maricela30, 5 Replies
...because our silence is killing us and HIV/AIDS is real and we have to do something about it. I couldnt help notice that my son had tears in his eyes I wanted to think that they where tears of joy but they werent. I asked him what was wrong and he... Read more »

Oral Help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello, I just have a quick question and thanks for reading. What happens if you scrape a canker sore away? can you even scrape it away? would it bleed? can it be mistaken for thrush? how can one tell the difference between a canker sore and... Read more »

Celebration!

Posted by Moffie, 7 Replies
...Hi All; I am just closing out the week of my 21st anniversary of my being HIV+. On Sept. 14, 1983, an honored Imunologist looked into my eyes and told me to get my affairs in order, because there was every Read more »