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Finger sucking with blood from mouth

I recently was with a guy of unknown status in which he sucked on my finger as a substitute for oral sex. At one point after a minute or so I pulled my finger out and find visible blood from his lip. I washed it off and we stopped. After examining...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,It doesn't sound like there's a likelihood of getting HIV from the situation you're describing. I can understand your anxiety from seeing blood on your finger, but the <i>only</i> way that there... Read more »

Blood (?) in mouth

Hi there-I recently visited a hair salon in London for a blow dry. The stylist removed a band aid right before my appointment and said he'd nicked himself that morning but the cut was shallow and had stopped bleeding. I couldn't see...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:The situation you described does not present any risk. Even if there was blood present, it would need a way into your bloodstream. Furthermore, HIV does not live well outside the body. Once the virus leaves the body, transmission becomes... Read more »

I bit a mugger and got blood in my mouth

Please help. While out with my wife one evening I was attacked by a mugger who looked like a drug user. To make a long story shorter, I bit the attacker to avoid being choked. I got a lot of blood in my mouth. I got a sore throat two days later and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You took 5 PCR's and ELISA's within 9 weeks? Why? Who is ordering all these unnecessary tests? It's a waste of your time, money, and blood! All you needed was a single ELISA at 3 months. The chance of contracting HIV from... Read more »

oral sex - blood in mouth

Dear Doctor,Met a girl. My friend and me both received oral sex from her (unprotected) and both had protected vaginal sex with her. We both after two weeks got really ill. He was diagnosed with strep throat while I had an inconclusive diagnosis....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Just a reminder to everyone that this forum is dedicated to HIV-related fatigue and anemia. The "am I infected?" questions should be sent to our Safer Sex/HIV Prevention forum. I'll try to reply briefly:1. You heard "having... Read more »
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blood in mouth?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Ive been taking a class on culture and illness of pain and we recently talked about HIV. I was tested two years back and negative (I had no suspicion but did it anyways). However now I find myself out of my mind wondering/worrying if I could of... Read more »

spit on eyes and mouth with saliva and black colour blood by an organophosphate poisoning patient

Posted by drsumit, 1 Reply
Respected sir,while working in the emergency department a patient came with organophosphate poisoning with hypersalivation and disoriented while i was inserting ryle's tube he strongly coughed and spit on me with saliva stainned with black colour... Read more »

mouth bump!!!

Posted by Worrier82, 1 Reply
okay a bit panicky...
for years i been getting these tiny bumps in the back of my mouth like a pimple and it pops and goes away and i got one recently and this bump is red now and and not going away after a few days...i am reading about hiv mouth... Read more »

Mouth sores

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Six months ago I had protected sex with a hooker and used a latex condom. When I was done and I took off the condom a small portion of the gel lubricant smeared on the bottom half of my penis which I quickly wiped off. No fever, but I got achy for... Read more »