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Contracting Hiv Through Saliva

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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
...No, talking to someone in a club will not transmit HIV. Read more »

blood tainted saliva in eye

Dear Dr. Bob,I know you have stated that your response to questions is not contingent on whether... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Advocacy Groups Protest Ruling in Case Regarding HIV-Positive Man, Saliva

... Several HIV/AIDS advocacy groups are saying that a recent ruling in a Dallas County, Texas, case that an HIV-positive man who spit into the mouth Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...environmental transmission remote. HIV is found in varying concentrations or amounts in blood, semen, vaginal fluid, breast milk, saliva, and tears. To obtain data on the survival of HIV, laboratory studies have required the use of artificially... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...their HIV disease. In addition, some of these people may unknowingly be transmitting HIV to other people. The San Francisco AIDS Foundation strongly encourages people who are at risk for HIV to be tested regularly. Whether or not to take the HIV... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About HIV/AIDS

...infection to adults, it is a viable means of transmission to infants. The following "bodily fluids" are NOT infectious: Saliva Tears Sweat Feces Urine Learn more in the AIDS 101 article: " How HIV Is Spread ." ... Read more »
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Did I put myself in for HIV?

Posted by mybigmistake, 2 Replies
...I think I might have one many things which I feel put me at risk for HIV with several different people at many different times. I kissed them on the lips(our tongues met too)and we did mutual masturbation Read more »

upset about possible transmission

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...other child's mouth (they were running around on the playground together prior)...I am frightened that IF the other child was HIV + (and I have no way of knowing this) my son could have contracted it this way. Do I need to worry or am I being a... Read more »

this cant be true.....PANIC

Posted by mmmm, 2 Replies
...wounds in his mouth. Before you tell me that it is not possible, how could you explain this http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SideEffects/Archive/Information/Q166618.html I am totally fuc..., i just probably messed up two innocent lifes. I... Read more »

mono and hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I am worried I might have contracted hiv through kissing. I kissed a couple girls I met in bars. Since then I was diagnosed with mono, and have also look to have what Read more »