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Can You Contract HIV From Cut In Mouth

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...CDC has not yet been able to establish how the transmission took place. No additional studies have found any evidence of transmission from provider to patient in health care settings. CDC has documented rare cases of patients contracting HIV in health care settings from infected donor tissue. Most of these cases occurred due to failures in following universal precautions and infection control guidelines. Most also occurred early in the HIV...
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Can a pet licking sweat or a cut from a HIV positve persons skin cause them to get sick or even HIV but in animal form whatever that may be? (CATS AND DOGS AND HIV, 2009)

Hello there. This may sound like a weird question but I have to ask because the only way to know is to ask, also someone else may be wondering the same thing. First of all I am currently on meds and undectable my question doesn't pertain to humans...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the vet to test her. The "H" in HIV stands for "human"! Felines (as well as canines and all other non-human species) cannot contract this virus. See below. Dr. Bob purina cat chow Jun 14, 2007 Hi. My cat and I enjoy putting cat chow in my ass... Read more »

VERY VERY WORRIED!! Priest with large open cut gave communion.

Hello Dr. Bob, Thank you for your time and for providing all the valuable information to some very worried an anxious people, including myself. I have read the forum on food and not getting infected, but most has to do with cooking food or blood in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...misconduct and coverup. Oh, come to think of it, never mind! Your fears are completely unwarranted. If HIV were the easy to contract, it would have wiped out the planet long ago. Neither worry nor HIV testing is warranted, OK?Be well.Dr. Bob Read more »

IS HIV/AIDS TRANSMISSION POSSIBLE??

I want to start by saying thank you for the support you give to all of the members of this site. I'm going to admit this is a far fetched question, but, it has been on my mind. A couple of weeks ago I was at a friends apartment. His roommate...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,HIV via ice cubes and Jack Daniels??? What makes you think that question is far fetched? It's a completely and utterly impossible Read more »

How to contract HIV (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009) (Obama Budget Would Kill Abstinence-Only Funding)

If a HIV - woman and a HIV - man have sexual intercourse while the woman is on her menstrual period, is there a possibility of contracting HIV just because she is on her period? even if both dont have HIV/AIDS?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...never dies) arises! Your stressing would have been short-lived if you checked the archives! See below. Dr. Bob How can someone contract HIV? (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008) May 13, 2008 How can someone contract HIV? I mean if... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Injection Drug Use

...choose to inject drugs. When people use a sterile syringe each time they inject, they are significantly reducing their risk of contracting HIV and hepatitis. In order to obtain sterile syringes, we encourage you to take advantage of syringe... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About HIV/AIDS

...by: Administering vaccines. Many HIV-positive people get a hepatitis-B vaccine and bacterial pneumonia vaccines, since contracting these diseases could be dangerous for immune suppressed people, Prescribing antiviral treatments and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Guardian Examines Challenges to Reducing Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission in Mozambique

...Saturday examined the hurdles Mozambique is facing in trying to reduce mother-to-child HIV transmission. About 35,000 infants contract the virus from their mothers annually in Mozambique, and only 3% of women in the country were tested for HIV in... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...in 2006. Heterosexual sex is the most common mode of transmissionamong women in the US. Nearly three quarters of HIV+ women contracted the virusthrough sex with an HIV+ man. Heterosexual sex is also the main source of HIVtransmission for women... Read more »
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hiv transmits through kissing

Posted by maruti, 2 Replies
...this is vipin my age is 26,last week i kissed one girl its a open mouth kiss for 20secs,there was no blood in my mouth,no cuts,there is any chance to get hiv infection for me,plz help me i was scared Read more »

filling

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had a loose filling, but there was no blood or puss coming out of it. If i french kiss, would I be at risk? Read more »

Kissing a HIV- person

Posted by gordon, 9 Replies
...Unless I am mistaken if you kiss a person mouth to mouth and one of you is have HIV+ and the HIV+ person has a small cut in the gums or in the mouth area. The suliva with a Read more »

hiv through one oral sex experience?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...cough for over two weeks and some chest pain. I've also had a severe headache for about 4 days. What are the chances that I have contracted hiv? Do you have any statistics on the probability of getting hiv through oral sex? Are my symptoms just... Read more »