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Can You Contract AIDS From Blood In Mouth

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Can you contract HIV through contact of someone's blood in your mouth

I was playing basketball and a guys arm was bleeding and his blood was all over the ball during the game. I was guarding the guy and ball hit my mouth. Any chance if the person had something contagious that would transfer through my mouth? What...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

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It is doubtful, but I am not qualified to answer transmission questions. Contact one of the medical experts on this site.... Read more »

Can I contract HIV/AIDS this way?

Hi! I'm very concerned. I, personally, don't participate in any HIV risks behavior, but... Read more »

Am I at risk? blood/mouth contact in lab

I work in a lab. While working with a tube of hiv + blood, I felt something stinging my tongue. My... Read more »
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blood in mouth?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Ive been taking a class on culture and illness of pain and we recently talked about HIV. I was tested two years back and negative (I had no suspicion but did it anyways). However now I find myself out of my mind wondering/worrying if I could of... Read more »

Contracting HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Recently my husband found out he is HIV+. At this time I am HIV - but I have only had one test and no viral load test done. We know he was negative in the beginning of last year and now he ha HIV. When I asked him about how he got this he told me... Read more »

Desperate.dry mouth,dry eyes,peripheral neuropathy

Posted by paranoiafreak, 1 Reply
have been worried of contracting HIV.
I have had unprotected receptive anal sex last August 12, 2011 and i also had protected anal sex on October 12,2011.
On the last week of October, i started to feel chills everyday at night and i have stuffy nose... Read more »

If precum is injested and mouth is healthy

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If I injested precum and my mouth was completely healthy is there anyway to get hiv? Also, what if I have some bleeding of the gums when brushing, but I hadn't brushed since the morning? thanks Read more »