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Can You Get Hiv From A Human Bite

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transmission of hiv from a human bite

dear docter on dec 5th 2012 i had sex with a prostitue working in a brothel while having an intercourse the lady bit me on the neck leaving a dark scar and im pretty sure that there was no bleeding but im not sure whether she had blood in her mouth...
Shannon Southall

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Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi,Getting HIV from your experience is not possible. There needs to be an open area for HIV to enter into your body. Since the skin was not broken there was no way for HIV to enter. Also getting HIV through a bite is a very low risk. It is not... Read more »

Human Bite & HIV

Dear Dr. Ryan, I have posted my question almost over 12 times, I did not get any response. This is... Read more »

Human Bite and HIV

I got bit by a prostitute one year back on my stomach when my friend had organized party in the... Read more »
The Michigan Messenger

Michigan Lawmakers Decry Case Charging HIV-Positive Man With Terrorism for Biting

A neighborhood tussle in October became an issue of terror when an HIV-positive man was charged with attempted bioterrorism for allegedly biting his neighbor while the two were fighting one another, the Michigan Messenger reports. Several Michigan... Read more »
AIDS United

HIV-Positive Prisoner David Plunkett Released

David Plunkett, an HIV-infected man who was convicted of biting a police officer, was released from prison on Thursday, July 19. The New York Superior Court ruled that a person living with HIV biting another person does not constitute a deadly... Read more »
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Blood, Sweat and Tears: An HIV Primer

Should a person who bites a cop and who has AIDS -- or who spits at a cop and who claims to have HIV -- face extra penalties because of his or her status? Two recent court decisions may relate to this issue. On Friday, the New York Court of... Read more »
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Human Rights and the AIDS Crisis: The Debate over Resources

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Human Bite and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

I had a bizzare experience. On September 15, 2004, I met a girl for the first time. We were having some conversation inside my car. All of a sudden she licked me a couple of times on my neck and bit me pretty hard on my right arm and made a pink... Read more »

human bite

Posted by Anonymous
AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2004 Apr;20(4):349-50. Related Articles, Links

HIV type 1 transmission by human bite.

Andreo SM, Barra LA, Costa LJ, Sucupira MC, Souza IE, Diaz RS.

Retrovirology Laboratory, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo,... Read more »

HIV from biting

Posted by Anonymous
Hi, I have a question. Am I at risk from biting someone? It was just a playful bite, not hard or vicious, but I accidentally bit a little too hard and a drop or two of blood oozed out. Could a few remnants of blood remained on my teeth and infected... Read more »

Love Bites and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can sucking on skin to produce Love Bites transmit HIV? Can the skin break by merely sucking hard on them?

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