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Do People Catch AIDS From Cut On Lip

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Injection Drug Use

... What Is the Risk? How Can Transmission Be Prevented? Injection Drugs & Hepatitis Needle Exchange Programs Drugs, Sex and HIV Transmission What Is the Risk? It is well documented that people who share syringes are at risk of being infected with HIV. Sharing syringes allows a direct exchange of blood from one person's body into the bloodstream of another and is one of the most efficient ways to spread...
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Smokey The Bear (SMOKING and HIV, 2009)

Hey Doc.,I'm positive, a bit overweight (a bear, lol), and I smoke cigaretts. Do I really have to quit? Hell, I'm already HIV positive, aren't my Marlboros now a rather minor issue??? I'm doing OK on my HIV meds. My HIV doc hasn't mentioned my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...from the five-year FRAM study showed that current smoking, as well as older age, significantly increased the risk of death in people living with HIV. Although the study examined many factors related to disease progression and death, the one that... Read more »

Worried in England

Hello Dr Horwath, hope you don't mind a question from a worried person in Great Britain, i hope i'm in the right forum as most blood questions & anxiety questions seemed to be answered by yourself i did a few searches on blood lips mouth etc but...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...HIV is not transmitted by this type of casual contact. Read more »

Oral with cut lip

Hi Dr Bob, firstly I'd like to just say you are truly a god send!!.. your time given to all the people like me out there that are going through this is second to none... I have been going through the questions in your forums over the past couple of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,In general the oral membranes in the mouth heal up remarkably quickly. Of course, I don't know how severely you bit your lip. Was it a small nip or a Hannibal Lecter bite? Either way, your overall HIV risk from your two-minute "hot" shower... Read more »

Do HIV carrirers test negative (HIV CARRIERS) (HIV BASICS)

DO HIV carriers test negative? (I did an HIV 1&2 test which came back negative. But someone told me that I could still be a carrier. The test was done six (6) months after my last possible exposure.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...educated on HIV but they sounded so convincing in their argument that I had to double check with you. They stated that some people can test negative for HIV but have it dormant in their system and become carriers of the decease. Is this accurate?... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...feminine gender expression through behavior or self-presentation (for example, by dressing as a man or a woman). Transgender people may identify as heterosexual, homosexual, or bisexual (or as none of the above). According to gender scholars... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

...77% of HIV-positive women. HPV is transmitted easily during sexual activity. It is estimated that 50% of all sexually active people get at least one type of HPV infection. Some types of HPV cause common warts of the hands or feet. Infections of... Read more »
The Well Project

Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

...Hyperlipidemia and HIV There are many possible causes for high lipid levels, including HIV and someof the HIV drugs. This puts HIV+ people at particular risk for developinghyperlipidemia. Although you cannot tell if you have this condition... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Connecticut Executive Order Cuts Funding to Drop-In Centers That Help People Living With HIV/AIDS

...on Monday to oppose an executive order that "has cut funding to the half dozen walk-in centers around the state" that assist people living with HIV/AIDS to "zero," WTNH.com reports. Gov. Jodi Rell (R) is operating with executive orders because... Read more »
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please help me. deep kiss and cuts .

Posted by ind234567, 2 Replies
...so and it resulted in my lips getting minor cuts and scratches. now i believe the girl did it on purpose to infect max no of people. im scared now. at the time of kiss i dont remember tasing blood. today i rechecked myself by biting my lips with... Read more »

HIV risk from a handshake with a tiny cut

Posted by mountainman1970, 1 Reply
...question would be..IF and that is IF there had been a cut place or any blood on the barber mans hands or fingers, how long does hiv stay active outside the body in blood? I am so terrified of having to test again. I tested a few years back over... Read more »

my brother is HIV positive...i have some questions

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...might come in contact with it being that I live in the same house with my brother and he is infected. I don't want to be that person who pushes him away because of this terrible disease. I want to be able to hug my brother and not be thinking... Read more »

FINGER with DEEP CUT, PLEASE HELP PEOPLE<

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...HELLO PEOPLE, I have been STRESSING out BIGTIME over the last month over a possible exposure in January (3rd to be exact). I cut my finger Read more »