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Can The Hiv Virus Be Passed Through Saliva

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Passing on HIV via Saliva

Posted by SaltyWater, 2 Replies
Now I know you can't catch HIV by kissing, but imagine this scenario

You know someone is HIv and your cool with it. You know you cant catch it by french kissing, but suppose the negative person had core / cold core on the edge of his mouth, if the... Read more »

HIV from saliva

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi. I need your help. My fiance' apprehended a shoplifter where he works. The guy spit in his face. He can't remember if any of this mans saliva got into his mouth or eyes. Anyways, I told him he has nothing to worry about but he's very nervous. Is... Read more »

Can virus be passed on shortly after infection?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was wondering how soon HIV can be passed on to a partner after the point of infection? Is it possible to infect a partner in the first 2-to-3 weeks after contraction ,
or does it take a few more weeks than that for the virus to show up enough in... Read more »

Can he pass the virus?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
My friend is poz currently on meds,he has undetectable viral load. How possible is it that he can pass the virus if he has unprotected sex?. Please advise. Read more »

has anyone here knowingly passed on the virus in a

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
my v/l is undetectable and my health is the best its ever been. my partner and i have had a baby and both she and my partner are negative.has anyone passed on the virus, female to male or otherwise with an undetectable v/l?
i need real people facts... Read more »
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CAN HIV BE PASSED THROUGH SALIVA?

I AM A HIGH SCHOOL HEALTH TEACHER AND I HAVE BEEN TAUGHT THAT HIV CAN NOT BE PASSED THROUGH SALIVA. RECENTLY I HAVE BEEN HEARING THAT IT NOW APPEARS AS THOUGHT IT CAN BE PASSED THROUGH SALIVA. WHAT IS TRUE?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
I am not aware of any new evidence that suggests that HIV can be passed through saliva. The saliva of HIV infected people contains little to no virus, and the virus that is found in saliva is often inactive (not infectious). Studies have found that... Read more »

can HIV be passed through saliva?

I NEED to know if HIV can be passed on through kissing "saliva"? I need to know this because I found out a few days ago that I might have HIV. I wont know for sure for six months and I want to make sure that my boyfriend will not get HIV...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
I am not an expert on how HIV is transmitted and therefore am not qualified to answer your question. I suggest you re-ask your question to the Body's expert in this area.Michael Shernoff, MSW... Read more »

Can Saliva transmit Hiv virus ?

Dear Dr Wohl,I am real scared and paranoid and I wanted your opinion about my recent incident. I went to a strip club and deep kissed a stripper for 30 - 40 seconds.I realized later on that I had a cut on my upper lips from shaving earlier and 2...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Chances of HIV infection = 0DW... Read more »

Passing Blunts and Saliva

I smoke weed.I smoke weed with other people.What diseases am I at risk for from this activity?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
In terms of HIV transmission, sharing blunts, weed (marijuana), cigarettes, sodas, etc., does not put you at any risk. If you are concerned about contact with other people's saliva, you might be at risk for anything transmitted via saliva... Read more »
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The Center for AIDS

Prevention Pointers for People With HIV: How to Avoid Passing Your Virus to Someone Else

The easiest ways to pass HIV to someone else are in blood or sexual fluids. Having sex without a condom or sharing drug-injection works can infect a partner with your HIV. If you inject drugs, you can stop with a drug-substitution program (for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kyrgyzstan: Breastfeeding Babies Infected With HIV in Kyrgyz Hospitals Pass Virus to Their Mothers

In a dramatic rise from previous figures, Kyrgyz health officials said Wednesday a total of 72 children were infected with HIV at two hospitals in the country's southern region, along with 16 mothers. Earlier tallies had put the numbers at 41... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Treatment for Hemophilia Is Safer for Patients; Drug Eliminates Chance of Passing Viruses, Diseases

Last week, FDA approved Advate, a hemophilia A treatment containing no human blood components. The drug will be available in pharmacies within two to five weeks. Baxter Healthcare Corp., the drug's developer, has not determined its average wholesale... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Advocacy Groups Protest Ruling in Case Regarding HIV-Positive Man, Saliva

Several HIV/AIDS advocacy groups are saying that a recent ruling in a Dallas County, Texas, case that an HIV-positive man who spit into the mouth and eye of a Dallas police officer was using saliva as a deadly weapon was excessive, the Dallas... Read more »