Can Sweat Transmit Hiv

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Can HIV be transmitted through sweat? (SWEAT, 2010)

Hello Dr Robert! I was curious to know if HIV could be transmitted through sweat? I was at club recently having a conversation with a friend who is HIV positive. We speaking very close due to the loud music and during our conversation some of his...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,HIV is not transmitted via sweat (see below), even if you ingest it.Dr. Bobweat (SWEAT) Aug 13, 2008Can you get HIV if a person's sweat got in your eye ?Response Read more »

Deep kissing and sweat transmit HIV?

I have long deep kissing sessions with a friend who is HIV positive. I waswondering if the length... Read more »

Has there ever been a reported case of HIV transmition by sweat or saliva?

Hi Dr. Bob,I have recently been informed that a collegue of mine is HIV+.I was sitting right next... Read more »
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The Body

Triathlon Is Primal. Night Sweats Are Modern.

...thing, and how the HIV/AIDS pandemic is part of that struggle in our world. And in me. As evidenced by another bout of night sweats like you wouldn't believe. Last night, for the third night in a row, I awoke drenched in sweat. Literally dripping... Read more »
Women Alive

Treating Night Sweats with Herbs

...Night sweats, a common perspiration disorder, often accompanies HIV. They occur during sleep and stop upon waking. Perspiration is how the body regulates its temperature. Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...get HIV from a needle that has been used by someone who is HIV positive. The myth: "HIV can be spread through tears, sweat, mosquitoes, pools, or casual contact." The reality: HIV can only be transmitted through infected blood,... Read more »
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...("cum") and other male sexual fluids ("pre-cum") Vaginal fluids Breast milk HIV is not spread through these body fluids: Sweat Tears Saliva (spit) Urine Feces The most common ways HIV is passed from one person to another are: ... Read more »
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