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Cut In Mouth And HIV Testing

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Living with fear please help settle my mind

While overseas in Hong Kong I had a protected sexual encounter with a prostitue. We showered before the encounter started. I recieved oral sex for about 10 - 15 seconds before the condom was used for the sexual encounter. At one stage during the...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I would consider this a very low risk exposure. The testing that has been advise may help alleviate your concerns - however, I fully expect the results to be reassuring. Read more »

CDC's definition of 'exposure'

Hi Dr. I feel I have been living in the 'window period' for the last two years of my life. I am a... Read more »


I am sending donation for your grate service. I would like to know about Index Value in HIV 1&2... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...HIV, but no documented cases of HIV have been caused by sweat, saliva or tears. However, even small amounts of blood in your mouth might transmit HIV during kissing or oral sex. Blood can come from flossing your teeth, or from sores caused by gum... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About HIV/AIDS

...tests. How do I know which one I should take? The combination of an Elisa/Western Blot HIV Antibody Test is the traditional testing method for HIV infection. This combination test is looking for the antibodies that develop to fight the HIV... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV and the Mouth

... How Does HIV Affect the Mouth? Don't Ignore Mouth Problems! What Are the Signs of HIV in the Mouth? The Bottom Line How Does HIV Affect the Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...the risk is less than that of unprotected anal or vaginal sex. If the person performing oral sex has HIV, blood from their mouth may enter the body of the person receiving oral sex through the lining of the urethra (the opening at the tip of... Read more »
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Rapid Test?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...unprotected oral with a man for the first time, both giving and getting, lasted about a minute or two with no ejackulation in either mouth. I did have a full screen STD test at the 5 week point which I know is too soon and all was neg. How... Read more »

6 weeks test

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...three weeks later i had pharyngitis and white tongue. i had to take antibiotics and im feeling better, but always with a dry mouth. lots of liquid i need. i tested for elisa p24 and antibody at four weeks, negative. today at six week im gonna... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...test for hiv-2? I've had unexplained throat problems(white spot on back of throat, red marks(like cuts) on the cheek of my mouth, and stiff neck and tongue problems, white stuff on tongue). I've tested negative for anything on the blood test. ... Read more »

Should I get a test done or am I just paranoid?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...know whether he might have had HIV or not. We only kissed, but I'm still scared that I might have had microscopic cuts on my mouth or he may have. Should I get a test? Read more »