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Can You Get Hiv From Spit Or Tears

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Spit (with or without blood) in the eye

Hello Dr,I am very well aware of the huge number of questions in respect of the transmission of HIV through saliva entering the eyes, however, I felt that I could provide additional information, so as to avoid the answer being merely a reiteration...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...another (anal sex), with the use of a condom, but if saliva is used rather than a lubricant? Assuming, the condom does not rip/tear, can the receiver still get HIV from the inserters saliva?Response from Dr. FrascinoHi,Saliva that does not... Read more »

Can HIV be transmitted from spit in the eyes?

I was wondering if HIV can be transmitted from spit in eyes? My son who is in grade school was spat... Read more »

spitting on penis (SALIVA, 2009)

dear doc,i have read your site and you are doing a great job by helping out people in need and i... Read more »
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New Nebraska Bill Proposes Increased Penalties for Spitting on Cops if You're Living With HIV or Hepatitis; Media Fails in Its Reporting

...scientifically proven fact didn't stop Nebraska State Senator Mike Gloor. On Jan. 10, Gloor proposed a bill that would make spitting on a police officer a misdemeanor in his state, but for someone living with HIV or hep C, the punishment would... Read more »
Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project

Spit and Other "Deadly Weapons"

...media has reported on at least three other cases of the criminal prosecution of people accused of exposing others to HIV by spitting. Criminalizing transmission of HIV exacerbates vulnerability to infection; it has no preventative effects,... Read more »
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...and other male sexual fluids ("pre-cum") Vaginal fluids Breast milk HIV is not spread through these body fluids: Sweat Tears Saliva (spit) Urine Feces The most common ways HIV is passed from one person to another are: ... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...other male sexual fluids ("pre-cum") Vaginal fluids Breast milk HIV is not spread through these body fluids: Sweat Tears Saliva (spit) The spread of HIV can be prevented! There are ways to avoid, or at least reduce, contact with... Read more »
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can you see thrush when rinsing/spitting?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is thrush visible in the water when one is pitting/rinsing? When ever I brush my teeth and rince I always note some white/yellowish stuff when I rince in the facet. I also have a white coating with red spots on the back of my tongue. Read more »

Women Are Evil By Nature..

Posted by daisey6205, 7 Replies
A woman went up to the bar in a quiet rural pub...She gestured alluringly to the bartender who approached her immediately. She seductively signaled that he should bring his face closer to hers. As he did, she gently caressed his full beard. "Are you... Read more »

Spit dangerous?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...is a stupid question, but a healthcare worker at a local hiv clinic scared me. I have a friend who is hiv+ and recently he spit in my face (accidentily) and it got into my eyes. He's not on any meds. The healthcare worker said that I need to... Read more »

I would appreciate your answer

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...a few days ago I had a discuttion to a person with aids.Accidentally, during the conversation, I felt some drops of spit(of the sick person) on my lip.I had a very small breakage, abrasure on my lip caused by myself at the moment (with my... Read more »