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Can You Get Hiv By Swallowing

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Ask the Experts

Chance of HIV in swallowing urine

My new girlfriend urinated in my mouth during orgasm. I ended up swallowing some. We have been practicing safe sex and not exchanging fluinds. Any chance of STD's from this?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Urine is a sterile fluid and therefore not a risk for STDs, including HIV, unless it contains visible blood.Dr. Bob Read more »

Oral Sex with HIV+ & Swallowing

Dear Dr.I just came across yuor website and found it very informative as well as at times amusing;... Read more »

HIV Infection via swallowing blood?

Dear Dr. Bob,My husband and I are aid workers in Tanzania, where the prevalence of AIDS is greater... Read more »
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A Telling Tale of Trick or Treat: Remember to Spit, Don't Swallow!

...sentences and noted the words "pep" and "disclose." Hmm. Perhaps I should write about post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) or maybe HIV-disclosure issues. It is interesting I chose to make a lame joke about my peppy deportment rather than to... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Children and HIV

... How Serious Is HIV for Children? How Are Children Different? Research on Children Treatment for Children Children and Adherence The Bottom Read more »
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... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Intelence (TMC125, Etravirine)

...called a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI). Etravirine works by disrupting one of the early steps in the HIV life cycle, called reverse transcription. During normal reverse transcription, HIV's reverse transcriptase enzyme (a... Read more »
Connect With Others

swallowing

Posted by sadface, 2 Replies
...Oral sex..if I was to "swallow" does that put me at risk for Hiv?? Thanks all.. Sf Read more »

swallowing infected bload

Posted by lost, 3 Replies
...stated after i kissed a girl and i sucked her cracked lips, i swallowed her bload, i saw the bload, so i am sure. and she was hiv positive. do u think this severe difficulty swallowing and tonsilitis are due to hiv ? i never had such symptoms... Read more »

Window Period

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
So why do we have so many different window periods across different organizations around the world? Even within the US different states have different Window Periods. Which information can we trust? 6 weeks/ 12/13 weeks? 6 months? 12 months? Read more »

PPL with hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...My last post wasnt an insult and when i said clean i ment like HIV Negative and believe me i dont look at ppl with it like they are dirty stupid ppl i dont so dont say im insulting you when it Read more »