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Can You Get Hiv By Mixing Blood

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Can I catch HIV by saliva mixed with blood?

So yesterday I was at a grocery store and there was this one guy who was talking on the phone. While the guy was talking on his cell phone, he accidentally got some of his saliva on my lips. You know when people talk, sometimes they spit, thats what...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThere is no need to worry!HIV is transmitted through saliva.HIV transmission can only occur when there is a direct and prolonged exposure to body fluids, semen, vaginal fluid, blood or mother to child through breast feeding. This most commonly... Read more »

Can you get HIV from drinking water mixed with blood?

I was at the gym recently and left my water bottle out in the open. After getting changed, I went... Read more »

Risk for HIV from possible blood mixed with alchool

Im a little hypochondriac, so here i am.So, what happened was, i have a friend who is very sexual... Read more »
Articles
AIDS InfoNet

Couples With Mixed HIV Status

Serodiscordant Couples What Are the Special Issues for Mixed Couples? Reducing the Risks Using a Condom Other Ways to Reduce Risk If You Are Exposed to HIV ... Having Children if the Man Has HIV Having Children if the Woman has HIV ... Read more »
PWA Health Group

Anti-HIV Medications + Street Drugs: Some Cocktails Don't Mix

Beginning in October, the PWA Health Group started an intensive treatment education program for active and former drug users. Because there is so little hard information available on the specific hazards of mixing street drugs with anti-HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

U.S.: Do Not Mix Merck Hepatitis Pill With HIV Drugs

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Thursday it is changing the label for Merck & Co.'s hepatitis C virus (HCV) treatment Victrelis following studies indicating it should not be taken with some common HIV drugs. "Co-administration [of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Children Risk HIV Infection Through Contaminated Instruments, Breast Milk at Hospitals in South African Province, Study Says

Blood-stained medical instruments and "mix-ups" with breastmilk in some public hospitals in South Africa's Free State province are increasing the risk that children might contract HIV in the health care setting, according to a study presented at a... Read more »
Connect With Others

Mixed Couple-French Kissing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi,
We are planning to have protected sex, but what are the realistic risks for the neg partner with open mouth(french kissing). Someone please help.
Thanks!


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2 myths sooooo many mixed messages

Posted by eeek, 3 Replies
I am so confused, I keep reading different things about whether or not kissing is a risk. Does anyone have the final word on this. I kissed someone 4 1/2 weeks ago, did not notice any blood at the time but had drank way too much so somewhat... Read more »

My Mixed Status Relationship

Posted by DJ2007, 3 Replies
Hi everyone, i recently learned i was + in May... My boyfriend and i have been practising unsafe sex for nearly 3 years...

This is in no way meant to brag... What i cant understand is how can somone top another person 2 sometimes up to 4 times... Read more »

other poz women in mixed status relationships?

Posted by artemis, 10 Replies
hi ~ i am new here. i am 29, female, poz, with a neg guy for the last couple years. it is such a journey. we do a pretty good job at staying open with our communication and sometimes the hiv feels like a miniscule issue, sometimes like an... Read more »