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Herpes After Licking Genital Worried I Have HIV

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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

... What Is Herpes? HSV and HIV How Is HSV Transmitted? How Is Herpes Treated? Can Herpes Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Herpes? Herpes simplex refers to a group of viruses that infect humans. Like herpes zoster (shingles, see Fact Sheet
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Ear Licking = HIV risk

Hi doc,I am a great fan of yours and have visited this site for information frequently. You are one of the doctor I respect the most. I have also donated before for your worthy cause and will do so again. However I do have one fear in me currently....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...while she was tonguing your tympanic membrane. In other words: no risk. HIV testing (and/or worrying) is not warranted. Ear licking is not an HIV risk!Be well.Dr. Bob Read more »

HIV infection by licking pussy , sucking nipples ?

Hi , I need a urgent help.History/Background : I had sex with a sex-worker 8 days back.I used condom for the intercourse.But in foreplay i licked the pussy and sucked her nipples.Issue/Reason for Worry: From next day morning I had watery...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...symptoms are not at all worrisome for HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) or HIV disease. I agree Nasonex can cause thrush.Stop worrying. I'm quite confident your definitive HIV-antibody tests will confirm your HIV-negative status.Good luck.Dr.... Read more »

gay..touched his semen...wiped ..sniffed..hiv fear (HIV FROM SNIFFING, 2009)

dear doctor, I WENT THROUGH ALL UR FORUMS BUT COULD NOT FIND SIMILAR QUESTION....SO PLZ HELP...i belong to homophobic country u are the only help!! i m a gay who recently came in contact with a another gay don't know his sexual history..we...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...at the laundromat. They were unwashed, and there was a spot on them with dried vaginal secretions. Can I get any STD's from licking it or putting my penis on the dried vaginal secretions?Thanks!Response from Dr. FrascinoHi,Another panty thief! I... Read more »

Can a pet licking sweat or a cut from a HIV positve persons skin cause them to get sick or even HIV but in animal form whatever that may be? (CATS AND DOGS AND HIV, 2009)

Hello there. This may sound like a weird question but I have to ask because the only way to know is to ask, also someone else may be wondering the same thing. First of all I am currently on meds and undectable my question doesn't pertain to humans...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV stands for "human." HIV cannot under any circumstances be transmitted to or by a pet. So enjoy your puppy's kisses without worry, OK?Dr. BobDoes my cat have HIV?May 14, 2009 My cat scratched a guy that I think might have HIV. When should I... Read more »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...is recognized and treated early. Genital herpes, like other genital diseases that cause sores, is important in the spread of HIV infection. A person infected with herpes may have a greater risk of getting HIV. This may be due to the open sores... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...mouthwash rather than swallowing. Use a dental dam or cut-open condom for oral sex on a woman or for rimming(licking the anus). Dental dams are squares made from latex. Put some water-based lube on oneside of the... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Scientists Learn Why Even Treated Genital Herpes Sores Boost the Risk of HIV Infection

...research helps explain why infection with herpes simplex virus-2 (HSV-2), which causes genital herpes, increases the risk for HIV infection even after successful treatment heals the genital skin sores and breaks that often result from HSV-2. ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Treating Genital Herpes Does Not Reduce Risk of HIV, Study Says

... Treating genital herpes does not reduce the risk of contracting HIV, according to a study published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine , Reuters reports. Herpes simplex virus-2 Read more »
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Can i get HIV if i lick a vaginal fluid on-----

Posted by von, 1 Reply
...Hi can i get hiv if i lick a fresh vaginal fluid on her underwear Read more »

licking a prostitute??

Posted by needhelp1111
...on me for oral sex so i know this isnt an issue...but, she also went into the 69 position on me and i did for a few seconds lick her anus and her vagina, although i didnt realy get my tongue deep inside! i also fingered her and i could feel... Read more »

worried I've got HIV after oral without

Posted by anonymouslad, 6 Replies
...be nothing nothing to do with a possible std infection. But this along with regularly feeling mildly sick is getting me very worried I'm one of the tiny tiny percent of people who've been unlucky enough to get HIV through unprotected. Do these... Read more »

stds from having your balls sucked/licked?

Posted by team1, 4 Replies
obviously in everything there is a chance? but is there a great chance of getting any STDs from getting your balls and shaft (not the head of the penis though) sucked?? thanks Read more »