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Do People Catch HIV From Cut On Lip

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Injection Drug Use

...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 blood-borne diseases -- such as HIV and Hepatitis -- from one person to another. When a person puts a syringe into the...
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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
...factors, such as low income levels, black race, drug use and using smoking as a coping mechanism. However, it's a habit that a person has some control over, especially with the support of smoking cessation programs, health professionals, friends... Read more »

One last question - Only asked Once :) - I donated and hope I didnt make the Throw this one out List!! (SPIT, SPITTLE AND HIV TRANSMISSION 2010)

Quick Question Dr. Bob, What do you meen when you say essentially? With these wet talkers - should I be wearing full-dressed scuba gear. I guess just wondering if this is completely nonexistant. As you say to some - No Way, No How ect...Im just...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...little hits of spit in or near the eye,,,, or near a razor cut,,, or on the lips so close it is pratically in your mouth.If a person was HIV posititve -- Is there any chance of catching the HIV virus this way?There's the question.Thanks,RichQUICK... 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 »

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
...anyone. Response from Dr. Frascino Hi, There is no such thing as an "HIV carrier" that cannot transmit the virus to another person. The mother of your boyfriend's children as well as his children are very lucky. Thankfully, not every HIV... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...Hormone Therapy Sex Reassignment Surgery and HIV Optimizing Health Care Conclusion Selected Sources Transgender persons illuminate the complex interplay of social and biological factors that determine gender identity (an... 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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Older People and HIV

... How Many Older People Have AIDS? Why Are Older People Getting Infected? Is HIV Disease Different for Older People? Is HIV the Same in Older People? Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...diseases including heart disease and Alzheimer's. What Is IRIS? IRIS is a serious condition that can occur shortly after a person starts HIV therapy for the first time. It can also occur in people who restart their meds after a time being... 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 »