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HIV and the Mouth

Other Oral Conditions of HIV Disease The two most common conditions that may not be caused by an infection include dry mouth and small round mouth sores, called aphthous ulcers . Dry Mouth Dry mouth, or xerostomia , is a common condition in HIV disease that may have a variety of causes. HIV disease itself may cause dry mouth because HIV-related salivary disease causes swollen salivary glands (glands in the mouth that produce saliva, or...
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HIV risk-unusual transmission?? (MOUTH TO MOUTH CHAMPAGNE, SAKE, AND SHOTS, 2010))

Two months ago I was at a party where a man grabbed me and transferred champagne from his mouth to mine-which I swallowed. he has quite a reputation and now I can't stop worrying about the HIV risk. I know risk from saliva is low but I've...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. (See below.) As it turns out, you're not the first one to have a champagne cocktail without dirtying up a flute! Go ahead and smooch that hot boyfriend of yours. It's Valentine's Day... Read more »

Kiss and drink (mouth to mouth)

Dear Dr.Bob, This is quite a repeat of a question that was asked last year by someone and I just wanted to know if your judgement for the same has changed. Similar to the 2 questions below, I also met an asian girl (let's assume high risk). She...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Ad,Nope! My assessment has not changed. The HIV-acquisition risk remains essentially nonexistent for bartending Barbarella's guy, the Sake Spitter's guy and you! Are you "breaking your head" over a non-issue? Yep!... Read more »

kissing (MOUTH TO MOUTH CHAMPAGNE, SAKE, AND SHOTS, 2010)

i went to a strip bar 6 weeks ago and was with a girl who twice gushed champagne in my mouth ....very small qty went straight inside ....not in my mouth for a second also and even kissed for less than three seconds ...no wet kissing in either case...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You're worried about a three-second kiss with a champagne chaser? Relax Max, you're fine. See below for other very similar no-risk situations.Dr. Bobsilly question but need help pleeeease (MOUTH TO MOUTH CHAMPAGNE, SAKE, AND SHOTS)Oct... Read more »

silly question but need help pleeeease (MOUTH TO MOUTH CHAMPAGNE, SAKE, AND SHOTS)

About a month ago at a night club i was dancing next to some professional dancers that where doing a champagne show where they dance and pour champagne on them selves and one of them had some champagne in her mouth and she literally grabbed me and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Relax Champagne-Swallowing Guy. Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. See below for similar questions involving a secondhand "sake-spitter" and a bartending Barbarella who didn't want to dirty up a shot glass while serving a... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
can hiv gingivitis come and go by itself or do u need to have treatment for it also what does it look like and at what stage would it start to develop thanks in advance

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Mouth ulcers?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can mouth ulcers increase the risk of HIV transmition through oral sex? I have performed oral sex to another guy of unknown status whilst I have had an ulcer on the inside of my top lip. Read more »

HIV Through Open Mouth Kissing

Posted by Charlie505, 2 Replies
I had an open mouth kissing for about 20 secs with a girl of unknown hiv status, after that i am getting back to back mild sore throat and white tounge for 2 months which is still there, i got worried and got 5 hiv test following from 6,8,10,12,and... Read more »

Does anyone has dry mouth and neuropathy early HIV

Posted by paranoiafreak, 1 Reply
Does anyone here experience persistent dry mouth and throat and white coated tongue and peripheral neuropathy (Burning, stinging, tingling feet and hands which is persistent?

This has occur after 3 months of lowgrade fever and 2 episodes of hives... Read more »