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Flaky Skin After Nipple Biting Worried I Have HIV

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Nipple Biting & Exposure to Blood

Hi RobertFirst of all, I must say I really admire your positive outlook in life and your work for humanity. I'll donate to your foundation as a matter of respect and appreciation. I am a gay from China who had a sex encounter with a guy whose...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Mr. C,1.You are correct: HIV cannot permeate intact skin.2.That would depend on many variables, including the amount of blood, viral load, duration of contact, etc. Suffice it to say HIV testing would be warranted.3.I do not believe HIV... Read more »

Concern Regarding Bite with Broken Skin

Hello Dr. Frascino,I'm very worried. Recently, my boyfriend was joking around with me, and he... Read more »

flaky skin

i have HIV and recently my face and scalp have become so dry and flaky. i am presently taking... Read more »
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Pickett Fences: Phat

Gym bunnies, nipple ponies, steroid sissies, muscle Marys. Pumping it up, posing and strutting, perking them out, lifting and separating, working it, feeling the burn, getting ripped, making it hurt for Daddy ... The poor dears. I used to find... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Skin and Soft Tissue Infections Caused by Community-Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Introduction The Microbiology and Treatment of Skin and Soft Tissue Infections The Epidemiology of MRSA SSTI in the HIV Positive Population Types of SSTI that can be Caused by MRSA Treatment of MRSA SSTI in the HIV Positive Patient Prevention... Read more »
U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

A Clinical Guide to Supportive and Palliative Care for HIV/AIDS

Maintenance of skin integrity in people with HIV poses a number of challenges to health care practitioners and caregivers. Because of the nature of HIV, it can be difficult, if not impossible, to heal open wounds or ulcers once they appear. It is... Read more »
U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

A Clinical Guide to Supportive and Palliative Care for HIV/AIDS

Introduction The prevalence of skin disorders in AIDS patients treated in the palliative care setting is exceptionally high. Unfortunately, accurate diagnosis and proper treatment of skin diseases in both HIV and AIDS can be an especially... Read more »
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Broken Skin On Nipples + Saliva. Should I Worry?

Posted by darien, 1 Reply
About three weeks ago I hooked up with this guy. We both went down on each other and kissed a lot. He got really rough with my nipples using his teeth. The next few days they were a little scabby. I then find out that the guy has HIV. He says that... Read more »

Love Bites and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can sucking on skin to produce Love Bites transmit HIV? Can the skin break by merely sucking hard on them?



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Human Bite and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,

I had a bizzare experience. On September 15, 2004, I met a girl for the first time. We were having some conversation inside my car. All of a sudden she licked me a couple of times on my neck and bit me pretty hard on my right arm and made a pink... Read more »

What is a break in the skin?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Do any of you know what people actually mean when they say things like "HIV can be transmitted through a break in teh skin?" I am wondering because I bite my nails and the skin around my nails. It's a bad habit. Anyway, the skin won't often... Read more »