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Contracting Hiv Though Saliva Myth

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human saliva. contracting hiv

hi doc. i was at a club lastnight i was tlking to a friends that has been tested positive for hiv aids could i contract aids if say she was talkind and spit alittle in my eye???? this may be a stupid question but in illiterate to the whole thing
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
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