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Cut In Mouth Do I Need To Get Tested For HIV

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Stopping the Spread of HIV

...swimming in the same pool as someone with HIV. Some people talk about "shared body fluids" being risky for 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 disease, or by eating very hot or sharp, pointed food. To infect someone, the virus has to...
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HIV Test and Index Value (SIGNAL-TO-CUT OFF RATIO) (INDEX VALUE)

I am sending donation for your grate service. I would like to know about Index Value in HIV 1&2 Antibody Test. After six months from the possible exposure I have conducted a HIV 1&2 Antibody & p24 Antigen Compo Test. The Test Result is:-Index Value ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...about if I should worry or not could really make the difference in my life. I can't sleep and I started shaking of fear! My mouth is so dry that it hurts. I'm having even suicidal thoughts and that is just so not like myself!!. Its horrible. I... 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 humans...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Oral sex with family dog Mar 8, 2007 I enjoy having oral sex with our family dog (sucking his penis) until he ejaculates in my mouth while my husband films it. Is there any physical danger to this type of oral sex? Response from Dr. Frascino... Read more »

Pshychological Impact of Tests (SIGNAL-TO-CUT OFF RATIO) (INDEX VALUE)

I have had two HIV tests in my life. I have not been involved in adverse sexual activities but being a dentist, I have had a few pricks during practice which happened around Jan/Feb last year. Also, I never had unprotected sex with any1 and ive been...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...about if I should worry or not could really make the difference in my life. I can't sleep and I started shaking of fear! My mouth is so dry that it hurts. I'm having even suicidal thoughts and that is just so not like myself!!. Its horrible. I... Read more »

My test result is waiting for me but..

Hey Doctor Bob, Timmy here. Don't know if you got my earlier message, computer crashed right after I click submit. Got a bad day today. Boss said I have to go. 3 months is a long time eh? What's even worse? How about that my test (hiv) result is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Timmy,Sure, I'll take that bet! In fact, I'm so sure you'll lose (happily) that I'll tell my foundation that the funds are as good as in the bank!Good luck! (Even though, in reality, you don't even need it!)Dr. Bob Read more »
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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 »
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Safer Sex Guidelines

...HIV. The greatest risk is when blood or sexual fluid touches the soft, moist areas (mucous membrane) inside the rectum, vagina, mouth, nose, or at the tip of the penis. These can be damaged easily, which gives HIV a way to get into the body.... Read more »
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Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

...vagina, and rectum. Those with HIV can get worse sores in the rectum and cervical areas. HPV can also cause problems in the mouth or on the tongue or lips. Other types of HPV can cause abnormal cell growth known as dysplasia. Dysplasia can... Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...Concerns for Women, Children and People Over 50 What Does the Research Show? Commentary Introduction It's a mouthful of a phrase, but immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS) is a serious condition that can be... 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 »

HIV 2

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 »