Hiv From Spit In My Mouth

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speck of spit landed in my mouth

Dr.I searched for a similar question but did not find one.I was talking to a security guard one day two weeks ago and a speck of his spit landed in my mouth.I thought nothing of it at the time (besides yuck) but since then it has grown into a major...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...paint a lot of situations.Considering every senerio that you could ever think of. Is a wet talker (spit coming from anothers mouth during conversation and hitting you) What if even it flew in your own mouth with a raw tongue( from mints no doubt)... Read more »

spit or swallow which is safer ? (SPIT OR SWALLOW, 2010)

what is safer to spit or to swallow ? is it safe to spit ? can you still get an std from if you... Read more »
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The Body

New Nebraska Bill Proposes Increased Penalties for Spitting on Cops if You're Living With HIV or Hepatitis; Media Fails in Its Reporting

...scientifically proven fact didn't stop Nebraska State Senator Mike Gloor. On Jan. 10, Gloor proposed a bill that would make spitting on a police officer a misdemeanor in his state, but for someone living with HIV or hep C, the punishment would... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Advocacy Groups Protest Ruling in Case Regarding HIV-Positive Man, Saliva

...HIV/AIDS advocacy groups are saying that a recent ruling in a Dallas County, Texas, case that an HIV-positive man who spit into the mouth and eye of a Dallas police officer was using saliva as a deadly weapon was excessive, the Dallas Morning... Read more »
Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project

Open Space to Respond to Sentencing of HIV-Positive Man for Spitting

...Campbell, a person living with HIV, was convicted and sentenced to a 35 year prison term for "harrassment of a public servant" - and spitting on a police officer - in Dallas, Texas. Since the jury determined his saliva to be a "deadly weapon,"... Read more »
Lambda Legal

When Will They Learn? Spit Does Not Transmit!

...An HIV-positive man in Ohio spits to clear mace from his mouth during an arrest, is convicted of assault with a "deadly weapon," and is sentenced to a 3 to 15 year prison term. Another man Read more »