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Can You Get HIV With Being In Contact With Faces

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The Well Project

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

... Table of Contents Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself The chances of HIV being transmitted from an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily transmitted throughunprotected (no condoms) anal sex, unprotected vaginal sex, and sharinginjection drug equipment. Oral sex has been shown to be less risky than these activities, but it isnot...
Ask the Experts

Grandfather and HIV (CASUAL CONTACT, 2009)

My mom said to email you, I'm 15 and just found out my grandpa has HIV. I'm so scared because my grandpa hugs/holds me for LONG periods of time(like 5 minutes), he also ALWAYS kisses my face, cheeks and when he's hugging/holding me, he kisses the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...issue! Your fears are completely unwarranted. HIV testing is neither needed nor recommended. HIV cannot be transmitted by casual contact, like hugging, holding, kissing, sharing drinks or food with, or living in the same home with someone who has... Read more »

Re: HIV transmission Risk, WILL DONATE (CASUAL CONTACT, 2010)

Hi Doc,I just thought of another question after typing my original ones (below). #4. Would the fact that I get Cold Sores occasionally make it more likely for me to transmit HIV in the below circumstances? Specifically the one with the milk? I have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and then shared his bed, I dont think this is a risk in reality but am still a bit worried. Also he has alot of spots on his face which he (may) touches and then prepares food, drinks etc.. Again I feel this is an irrational concern but I... Read more »

Child's Casual Contact with HIV infected person

Hi,Every week, I bring my two year old with me to visit my grandmother. My cousin also lives with her and is HIV positive. I learned this a few months ago, when he started receiving treatment after actually being categorized as having AIDS. He is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...grandpa has HIV. I'm so scared because my grandpa hugs/holds me for LONG periods of time(like 5 minutes), he also ALWAYS kisses my face, cheeks and when he's hugging/holding me, he kisses the top of my head. My mom says to stop worrying, and I... Read more »

FACE-SITTING ..... (FACE SITTING 2009)

Bet you never had a question like this before! Is face-sitting a risk for HIV???Zeke
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...can squish a fly to smithereens equally well, right? See below for additional information. Dr. Bob Dominatrix - sex toy risk (FACE SITTING 2008) Dec 7, 2008 Dr. Bob, The work you do is appreciated. I will be giving you a big donation at concerted... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...Operations Command and Ranger organizations are totally closed to those who are infected with HIV. HIV-positive soldiers may face additional restrictions as determined by the U.S. Department of Defense. A military doctor can notify the spouse... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Zerit

...with a history of peripheral neuropathy, pancreatitis, or heavy alcohol use should avoid Zerit. Lipoatrophy, fat loss in the face and limbs (arms and legs) and, to a lesser degree, lipohypertrophy (such as "buffalo hump" and increase in abdominal... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...normal, healthy pregnancies after an abortion. "I was told it wasn't my right to have a child." -->Some HIV positive women face stigma and discrimination because of choices they make about having children. Stigma is the negative judgment some... Read more »
Project Inform

Flu Season and Living With HIV

...change into new strains, though type A mutates often and causes most of the illness in the US. Two important proteins on the surface of the virus readily change, or mutate. These are called haemagglutinin (H) and neuraminidase (N). Strains... Read more »
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Looking for hiv+ facebook friends

Posted by michalexe, 4 Replies
...Hi! If you are hiv+, using facebook and up to get to know more people with the same condition please contact me. it's past 10am where i am now, need to take Read more »

HIV and Islam

Posted by Algerian, 1 Reply
...muslim countries is very low, hence it is very difficult to meet people are are facing the same special kind of problems you face...although at the moment I'm somewhere in NA, it still does matter to see people who face the same problems... Read more »

Seeking HIV+ Men and Women for Pharmaceutical Ads

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...you are between 18-45 and HIV+, in good health and attractive but real looking please send a jpeg or tif photo along with your contact information to be considered for this groundbreaking and important division to lilly@themorganagency.com Read more »

To the Douche face poster

Posted by franfrog, 2 Replies
...was on vacation and I have recently only read them. I think if your doctor thought this was anything of concern they would contact the cdc or the right people. I think after all these doctors that you have visited and not one of them has taken... Read more »