Can You Catch HIV From Touching Cold Sore
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,HIV from touching a toothbrush handle and sniffing it? WOWZA! Your OCD is OOC (out of control!). Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. Your fears are irrational and unwarranted. I'd suggest you seek counseling (psychotherapy), because,... Read more »
Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesTheoretically, if you have some sort of active sore or lesion and that comes into contact with HIV infected fluids, there would be an increased risk of HIV transmission. A barrier that prevents fluids from coming into contact with the sore would... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Relax Max. Boob sucking, vagina touching and hand jobs are not considered to be significant risks for HIV or most STDs. The bumps on the rear portion of your tongue are indeed most likely to be taste buds. If you remain worried, get an HIV and... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Assuming the latex or polyurethane condom was used properly and did not fail (break), your HIV risk would be essentially nonexistent. HIV cannot permeate intact latex or polyurethane. No way. No how. However, it's important to note that... Read more »
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Posted by bug, 2 RepliesHello,
I recently had sex with a prostitute and was so drunk(and stupid) i couldn't think of any possible dangers.
The prostitute had several cold sores on her body. We had unprotected oral sex (lasted less than a minute) and 2 times protected vaginal... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyCheck this out:
The doctor says that neither the frequency of, nor susceptibility to common colds (including sore throat symptoms) is different in HIV+... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI am really worried about an incident that happened 10 months ago and am freaking out over whether I could have caught HIV infection.
I was using a public bathroom and by accident the crotch of my underwear touched the toilet seat. I didn't think... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesI am only 19 and I don't quite understand why I have to deal with this.
Perhaps some will laugh at me for my ignorance and deem this post as a hoax, but I really am frightened over this issue and am losing sleep over this. Please, someone try to help... Read more »
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