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Hiv Through Ingestion

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Risk from small volume blood ingestion

Posted by RJT, 2 Replies
Hello. I noticed some blood smeared on my finger whilst eating in a cafe on a shopping trip. I had been picking my lips so assumed it was that and licked it off to see if there was a cut underneath. However there was no cut to my finger and I... Read more »

Cum is a lifeforce energy.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
All cum is healthy cum. Cum is good for you, ingesting it increases your lifeforce energy. Don't let the fearfull fill your minds with the fear of sex. Love yourself enough to ask questions.
Enjoy sex
Live without the fear of Aids
Peace to all you... Read more »

Just a little advice

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Need just a little advice:
a) gave unprotected oral sex
b) ingested pre-cum for sure
c) tested at 5 weeks: negative
d) whole body aches; feel warm; coughing; heaaches - is this ARS?

Please, how much do I have to worry!! Please anyone! Thanks Read more »

falernian rille unr

Posted by Abuhabegree
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Alcohol Use and Testing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I haven't found much information on significant or regular alcohol use and how it potentially effects the accuracy of a 12 week test. Does anyone know if it effects the 12 weeks? Read more »
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Possible HIV infection

I am a male that had unprotected oral sex with a guy on Nov. 18th, 2012. I ingested one pill of ecstasy and smoked a little bit of pot. I gave and received oral only, each of us only for a minute. I did not cum in his mouth and neither did he in...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:The problem with symptoms is that for each symptom out there, you have a dozen things that it could be caused by. When we talk about symptoms and HIV infection it's only remotely connected when there has been a high risk incident, such... Read more »

hiv in nasal mucus?

Dear dr. Frascino,does nasal mucus contain HIV and can an accidental ingestion of nasal mucus of a person with HIV and not on HAART be at risk?Thank you!...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Nasal secretions similar to saliva, sputum, sweat, tears, urine, vomitus and feces are not implicated in the transmission of HIV, unless they contain visible blood.Out of curiosity, how did you mange to "accidentally" chow down... Read more »

Prison Officer Assault

First off, thankyou in anticipation for answering my question.I am a serving prison officer in the UK and was recently assaulted by an inmate who threw his excrement and urine over me, some of which I ingested. The inmate's medical record has...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It is unlikely that you are at risk for infection with HIV in the unfortunate incident you describe. Only trace amounts of HIV can be detected in urine and feces. Transmission through feces or urine is only possible if blood is present.RMK... Read more »

sperm is like breast milk

"astronomically in your favor", "1 in 10,000", "negligible", and etc...These comments must also apply for all the infants who are orally ingesting HIV infected breast milk. I have not seen any threads on this subject,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Motu,No, sperm is not at all like breast milk!!! Infants ingesting breast milk from an HIV-positive mother and adults getting ejaculate or precum in their mouths from an HIV-positive partner are very different situations on many levels. And... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Longitudinal Association of Alcohol Use With HIV Disease Progression and Psychological Health of Women With HIV

The association of alcohol consumption and depression, and their effects on HIV disease progression among women with HIV, were the subjects of the current study. The participants were 871 HIV-positive women recruited in four U.S. cities between 1993... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alcohol Consumption and HIV Disease Progression

The authors prospectively assessed the association between HIV patients' alcohol consumption and laboratory markers of HIV disease progression. Between 1997 and 2003, 595 HIV patients with alcohol problems were recruited, and researchers assessed... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alcohol Use Before Sex and HIV Acquisition: A Longitudinal Study in Rakai, Uganda

The researchers in the current study sought to examine the association between alcohol use and HIV acquisition in a population-based cohort in Rakai, Uganda, from 1994 to 2002. Adjusted incidence rate ratios (adjIRR) and 95 percent confidence... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Associations Between Alcohol Misuse and Risks for HIV Infection Among Men Who Have Multiple Female Sexual Partners in Cape Town, South Africa

High alcohol consumption rates occurring within the context of high HIV prevalence pose a significant public health challenge in South Africa. In their design of the current study, the authors set out to answer three questions regarding these... Read more »