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Can Hiv Be Transmitted Through The Mouth

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HIV risk-unusual transmission?? (MOUTH TO MOUTH CHAMPAGNE, SAKE, AND SHOTS, 2010))

Two months ago I was at a party where a man grabbed me and transferred champagne from his mouth to mine-which I swallowed. he has quite a reputation and now I can't stop worrying about the HIV risk. I know risk from saliva is low but I've no idea if...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...ahead and smooch that hot boyfriend of yours. It's Valentine's Day frevinsakes!Dr. Bobsilly question but need help pleeeease (MOUTH TO MOUTH CHAMPAGNE, SAKE, AND SHOTS) Oct 2, 2008About a month ago at a night club i was dancing next to some... Read more »

Mouth-to-Anus contact during Recal Bleeding: HIV Risk?

I'm an HIV- gay man. I recently had sexual contact with a man who told me it was his "first" time... Read more »

Tooth cavities, oral sex, and HIV transmission

I was told once that if you have a cavity in a tooth or had a filling that came out of a tooth and... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

HIV and the Mouth

... How Does HIV Affect the Mouth? Don't Ignore Mouth Problems! What Are the Signs of HIV in the Mouth? The Bottom Line How Does HIV Affect the Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Your Mouth

...Health and Street Drugs Getting Dental Care Taking Care of Yourself References Oral Problems Are Common Oral (mouth) problems are very common in HIV+ people. More than a third ofHIV+ people have oral conditions that arise... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...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... Read more »
Project Inform

HIV and the Mouth

...HIV Disease Commentary Oral Conditions at a Glance Starting and Keeping Good Oral Health Taking care of your mouth and teeth is a very important, yet often overlooked, part of maintaining your general health. Good oral health can... Read more »
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Suicidal

Posted by Jesse, 2 Replies
...expertise have you ever: Seen someone infected with HIV from this? Is there any documented cases? How is HIV transmitted through the mouth and fingers? If this is a concern why are they only punting the use of condoms? Do you think its more... Read more »

hiv transmits through kissing

Posted by maruti, 2 Replies
...this is vipin my age is 26,last week i kissed one girl its a open mouth kiss for 20secs,there was no blood in my mouth,no cuts,there is any chance to get hiv infection for me,plz help me i was scared Read more »

please help

Posted by johnchef, 1 Reply
...and went in the bathroom ..i then washed my hands with only water and then i catch some water in my hands and washed out my mouth ..can hiv be transmitted that way..or am i paranoid Read more »

HIV Thro' Mouth Ulcer ?!?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I went to the toilet to rinse my mouth after my meal. I squirted some "hand-soap" from the dispenser, rinsed my hand and filled my mouth with tap water. After spitting, Read more »