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Can U Get AIDS From Cut In Mouth

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AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...extremely low. There are no documented cases of HIV being transmitted by tears or saliva, but it is possible to be infected with HIV through oral sex or in rare cases through deep kissing, especially if you have open sores in your mouth or bleeding gums. For more information, see the following Fact Sheets: 150: Stopping the Spread of HIV 151: Safer Sex Guidelines 152: How Risky Is It? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
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trush, dry mouth and throad

Hi Doctor how are you? i hope u doing welli donate last year $ 100 and i;mgoing todonate again next weekI need your help againI went to hotel with sex worker 7 months ago, i didn't have sex with her i was full clothedI was trying to be very safe so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the forum.Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. It would be extremely unlikely that a sex worker would deliberate try to cut a client. Why would they do that? It would be bad for business, right? Also, merely touching her with a "fresh but... Read more »

Sweat and Cuts

I am a nursing student and recently came into contact with a patient that just found out that he was HIV positive. I was doing a general physical assessment and when I went to palpate his neck I didn't realize it was drenched in sweat- I was not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...a clear risk of HIV infection, particularly when ejaculation occurs in the mouth. This risk goes up when either partner has cuts or sores, such as those caused by sexually transmitted infections (STIs), recent tooth-brushing, or canker sores,... Read more »

cut mouth after oral...2nd try...donation made

I know that having cuts in the mouth would increase the risk of HIV tranmission from oral sex. In my case, however, I suffered a fairly bad cut to my lip/gums about 2 hours AFTER performing oral sex on a female escort (light licking, tongue did not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...restaurant, would you get fatter from the extra calories??? No, of course not. The same thing applies to getting a cut in your mouth two hours after "lunch at the Y," OK? You're stressed out over a nonexistent risk factor (cut post-cunnilingus).... Read more »

kissing with cuts in mouth

Hi Dr. Bob- First off thanks for the tremendous work you do at answering all of our questions as well as for your AIDS Foundation. I just donated as a way to say "thanks". My question for you is whether you feel a HIV test would be warranted in my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,First off I should mention when it comes to HIV there really is no debate on the subject of the safety of kissing, except maybe on the Internet, which doesn't count! Kissing Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...infected partner also is at risk because HIV can enter through the urethra (the opening at the tip of the penis) or through small cuts, abrasions, or open sores on the penis. Not having (abstaining from) sex is the most effective way to avoid... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...sex if you or your partner have mouth sores (such as oralherpes lesions). Look at your partner's genitals for lesions (cuts or scrapes). If you find something, don't believe your partner if he or she tells you itwas caused by... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Seattle Times Examines How U.S. Funding for Non-Profit Providing HIV/AIDS Drugs in Africa Was Cut Following Reports of Fraud By Subcontractors

...nonprofit Health Alliance International (HAI), which is working to expand HIV/AIDS treatments in Africa, was recently forced to cut its Seattle and Africa staff after the group's application for a $100 million grant with USAID was rejected in... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...transmitted by blood. Be careful if you are helping someone who is bleeding. If your work exposes you to blood, be sure to protect any cuts or open sores on your skin, as well as your eyes and mouth. Your employer should provide gloves, facemasks... Read more »
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HIV risk from a handshake with a tiny cut

Posted by mountainman1970, 1 Reply
...have terrible anxiety over this possible exposure. 10 days ago, i was at a barber shop with my father. he was getting his hair cut. the barber was gay. afterwards the barber came over to me and shook my hand. i didnt think too much of it at... Read more »

OPEN MOUTH KISSING NIGHTMARE?

Posted by AussieDude, 4 Replies
...Can u get HIV from open mouth Kissing..If I have done Open mouth kissing with a Girl for 5 mins regularly.. With Clothes on.. I mean JUST KISSING.. PLease Read more »

Immune system & HIV detection

Posted by andypb, 1 Reply
...What is compromised/ supressed immune system. Does compromised/ weak immune system take more time to produce antibody to HIV infection. Would a Person having as low Cd 4 counts 350 is considered to have compromised immune system. Do such... Read more »

FINGER with DEEP CUT, PLEASE HELP PEOPLE<

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...ever fluid that was on my middle finger with my thumb. I didn't get no flu syndrome BUT I am having these big bouts of DRY mouth for the last 3 months that I really CANNOT contribute to anxiety as I wasn't thinking about this as an exposure... Read more »