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Children, Cuts, and Saliva

I know that this may sound stupid. I have read how HIV/AIDS is transmitted. My good friend has full-blown AIDS and we invite him over all the time. I also have two very small children who really enjoy his company. It gives me chills to see him...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,HIV is not transmitted by saliva with or without cat scratches.HIV is not transmitted by casual contact.I, too, am HIV positive and I give my nieces, nephews and godchild kisses and raspberries every chance I get.Should you be worried? No,... Read more »

Chance of HIV transmission?

Hello, I have a question regarding the chances of getting HIV through vomit containing blood. I usually don't freak myself out this much, but I am nothing but worried today, so much so that I can't focus on anything else except googling...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,There really isn't risk from what you're describing. Sometimes it's hard to tease out actual risk, but you're right by saying that HIV is relatively hard to get. A drop of blood with HIV in an open cut is... Read more »

Can a pet licking sweat or a cut from a HIV positve persons skin cause them to get sick or even HIV but in animal form whatever that may be? (CATS AND DOGS AND HIV, 2009)

Hello there. This may sound like a weird question but I have to ask because the only way to know is to ask, also someone else may be wondering the same thing. First of all I am currently on meds and undectable my question doesn't pertain to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Actually you are certainly not the only one wondering if Toto or Miss Kitty could be at risk. In fact we have an entire chapter in the archives of this forum devoted to animal HIV transmission. I'll reprint below some information from those... Read more »

Transmission of Hep C? (HEPATITIS C TRANSMISSION VIA SALIVA, 2010)

Dr., I so appreciate your honesty and yet I feel you are a bit naive. Transmission is a lot more common than you are letting on. I am 61 and have had hepc for most of my life. I got it from IV drug use I think. To say almost nonexistent when talking...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Thanks for your post; however, I take exception to your comment I am naive about hepatitis C transmission. My comments are based on the scientific epidemiological information that is currently available. The current science on Hepatitis C... Read more »
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chances of transmission

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
about six weeks i fingered a girl for bout five or ten minutes, no cuts on my hand, and we made out for about the same time. i had no cuts or sores in my mouth. i was just curios if she had a cut or sore in her mouth and we were making out for this... Read more »

HIV from saliva?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi do you think it's possible i got HIV from saliva? a small amount (i'd say 10 drops of saliva but it could be less) got on my hair and my shirt and i don't know if it got anywhere else, i have some cuts on my nails from biting them, i don't know... Read more »

Broken Skin On Nipples + Saliva. Should I Worry?

Posted by darien, 1 Reply
About three weeks ago I hooked up with this guy. We both went down on each other and kissed a lot. He got really rough with my nipples using his teeth. The next few days they were a little scabby. I then find out that the guy has HIV. He says that... Read more »

chances of HIV transmission

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hi everyone, i was wondering what are the chances of contracting the HIV virus having unprotected sex with someone who has it? for example, i don't understand how magic johnson have the virus and cookie (the wife) who became pregnant doesn't have... Read more »