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Do People Get HIV From Cut On Lip

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cuts in lips

lately I have been sharing drinks through glasses with a person who has a possibility of HIV virus,then I found out that I have tiny cuts on my lips due the hot weather that dry my lips.Will I get infected?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It is unlikely that you would get infected this way, cuts or no cuts. Much HIV research has shown that the levels of virus in saliva of infected people are very low, probably too low to infect another person. It is also believed that protective... 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... Read more »
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So what if some semen or blood got into my lips...

Posted by Anonymous
or hands...
Many people worry about what if they touch some semen or blood or that semen or blood got into my skin, my leg, my eye, my... and what about microscopic cuts I cant even be aware of...etc...etc.

So take a look at this information of how... 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 with glass the night before this incident and it resulted in a very deep cut. The cut stopped bleeding the... Read more »

lip sores unprotected oral hiv risk

Posted by smkl, 1 Reply
Hello

I am aware that risk from unprotected insertive fellatio is relatively lower.
But what is freaking me out is that post the episode- I discovered a single sore on the inside of her lips- it was not red or yellow, but just as the same texture and... Read more »