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Dry Lips And Hiv Transmission

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

... How is HIV passed from one person to another? Which body fluids transmit HIV? How well does HIV survive outside the body? Can I get HIV from anal sex? Can I get HIV from vaginal sex? Can I get HIV from oral sex? How can
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The $100 Question

I will donate $100 to your wonderful foundation.About 3 months ago I found out my nephew has HIV. I'm trying to cope and help him cope. The other day he came home drunk as a skunk. He was drooling all over himself and I noticed he had a cut on his...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...The only reason to even consider testing would be to psychologically calm any residual fears you might have. The results of an HIV test would undoubtedly be negative.As for ways to help your positively charged nephew, make sure he's hooked up... Read more »

HIV and Lyme

Dear Mr. Robert J. Frascino, M.D.,I am a 28 year old heterosexual male (never used drugs). Over three years ago, I have had two instances of unprotected sex. The first instance was with a woman of my age, who claimed she only had sex once before,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, Read more »

Associated symptoms?

Doctors: Is dry lips along with a dry mouth associated with hiv? I've have tested neg to HIV 1& 2 after nine months, but I still have this problem. Any feedback would be a big help.
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Dry lips and dry mouth don't point to early HIV infection. It might just be that you're relatively dehydrated or live in a dry environment Read more »

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. Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV Transmission

... Table of Contents How HIV Spreads Methods of Transmission Re-Using and Sharing Needles Unprotected/Unsafe Sex Mother-to-Child Transmission Rare Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Injection Drug Use

... 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... Read more »
The Well Project

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Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

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HIV from oral sex when u have dry lips (Accutane)?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...now Im scared that some of his precum might have gotten on my lips. What are the chances he might have infected me if he has HIV? I really wanna get tested but i have to wait a few more weeks since im still in that window period thing. oh i... Read more »

am i? worried! still sane...losing it day by day.

Posted by innerpeacedude, 5 Replies
...net and stuffs. I couldn't sleep every night. I stare at the mirror almost everyday. on the 3rd week, I developed symptoms of dry lips and dry mouth, as I barely had saliva in me. Then there was a small lump on my right cheek under my ear. both... Read more »

can my eye/back and neck pain be acute HIV symptom

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
...Hi; I am a 25 year male from India.In my country no one gives a proper advise about HIV/AIDS.People feel shy to talk about sex.Thats the reason I am writing to you.Doctor I had sex with a sex worker with double condom Read more »

HIV from a stoner.

Posted by ohm, 1 Reply
...In general I know that HIV is not transmitted by sharing joints of marijuana etc etc. But 2 weeks ago I was out, and a guy passed a joint onto me. I smoked Read more »