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Can You Contract HIV From Sore 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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Throat Gonorrhea and HIV risk

Hi Dr BobThanks for your answer regarding oral sex, poppers and alcohol from a few days ago. I was diagnosed after the two sex encounters with throat gonorrhea and treated with antibiotics. Just a quick follow-up question as the more I delve into...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You're welcome. Regarding gonorrhea, it's important to point out that gonorrhea is much easier to transmit and contract than HIV. Yes it's possible to contract both HIV and gonorrhea (or other STDs) simultaneously. However, just because you... Read more »

HIV from Kissing

Hi;My Question is that can someone contracts HIV from Open Mouth Kissing. Actually I had a Open mouth kiss with a casual parter whose HIV status is unknown. I am anxious because later I found that we both had sore and cracked lips. How risky is...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...Kissing does not transmit HIV infection. 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 »

Kissing - With a sore in the mouth

Dr. Bob,Hope all is good with you. Thank you for the great service. I have been a proud donator of yours. I plan to contribute more. Also, is there any other help that we could provide apart from donations.Now coming to my (probably) useless...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk from the stripper kiss is completely nonexistent, even with all your "what ifs!" Remember the lyrics to the Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...can spread to the blood or joints. This condition can be life threatening. In addition, people with gonorrhea can more easily contract HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. HIV-infected people with gonorrhea can transmit HIV more easily to someone... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...However, this test is being increasingly used to detect recent infection at the viral load 'spike' that occurs when HIV is first contracted. This is usually at 2 -- 4 weeks after infection. Although a letter of diagnosis and actual treatment is... Read more »
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 »
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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 »

blood in mouth?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...negative (I had no suspicion but did it anyways). However now I find myself out of my mind wondering/worrying if I could of contracted HIV threw simple things as toothbrushes and now hookah pipe sharing with friends at hookah bars. Is this... Read more »

scared

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i have a question? i have protected sex a girl that i met the same night. She did oral sex and i did also. I am very worried to be infected, i have some sort of sore inside my month 3 weeks after. I have not had the ball to get the test. Read more »