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Can You Get Hiv By Giving Head

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HIV Related or All In My Head?

I've been infected for 7+ years and I'm in my early 30's. I'm not on meds yet, because my numbers have been good. I often worry about every little thing. I'm sure most of my issues are just stress related, but I do wonder whether it is HIV.There...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...is not at all unusual. Many people start to worry about little things that, most likely have no significance.It is true that HIV can cause gum disease and it is very importnat to maintain good oral hygiene. See the dentist often, get cleanings... Read more »

HIV virus enter penis head?

How easy can hiv virus enter your penis head? Can you wash it with acohol or Listerine right after... Read more »

Stripper Spit on Head of Penis = HIV Worry

Hi Dr. Bob,First of all, I want to thank you so very much for all that you do for people. You... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

World Bank Announces New Head for its HIV/AIDS Program

...Bank on Thursday named David Wilson, a Zimbabwean national who has written extensively about AIDS in the developing world, to head the poverty-fighting institution's global HIV/AIDS program," Reuters reports. With funding going increasingly... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

New Initiative to Address HIV/AIDS Among Black Americans 40 and Older Heads to Houston, TX

...raise money to fight the disease in Black communities. The program launched in Atlanta, Georgia, on January 15th and is now heading to Houston, Texas, beginning February 26th at the SRO Sports Bar & CafĂ©, 444 Northwest Mall, 9800 Hempstead... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gates Foundation Appoints Stefano Bertozzi New HIV Program Head

... The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation recently announced that Stefano Bertozzi will head up its HIV programs starting August 31, the Puget Sound Business Journal reports (8/27). According to Seattle Times' blog, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Christian Science Monitor Profiles Young African Leaders, Including Head of Botswana's National HIV Treatment Program

...Christian Science Monitor on Tuesday profiled a new generation of African leaders, including U.S.-born Ernest Darkoh, who is the head of Botswana's antiretroviral drug treatment program. Like many young African leaders, Darkoh, who was born to... Read more »
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HIV- falling head over heals w/HIV+ & confused

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I'm HIV- and recently met and went on a few dates with an awesome guy who is HIV+. He told me he was HIV+ on our second date, after Read more »

HIV may be in your head, not your veins........

Posted by rjasin123, 2 Replies
...one or two). To find a counselor in your area, look in the yellow pages of your phone book under "Mental Health" or a similar heading. You may also want to contact your local mental-health center, or, if you prefer, a religious figure (such as a... Read more »

Those who receive oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...It's virtually impossible to get HIV from someone giving you head. Have never heard of a case of someone getting HIV through saliva, even through a bite. Please get on with your lives. There Read more »

stupid thinking with the little head.

Posted by dontknow, 3 Replies
...but I began to look into my sexual behavior and risks.I now see that some studies say it is an 8 percent risk to no risk of hiv transmission,. From what I am reading M to M sex is very bad. Every time I turn around I am reading std's on rise,... Read more »