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Hiv Transmission From Inanimate Objects In Mouth

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...person infected with HIV. While no one knows exactly what the degree of risk is, evidence suggests that the risk is less than that of unprotected anal or vaginal sex. If the person performing oral sex has HIV, blood from their mouth may enter the body of the person receiving oral sex through the lining of the urethra (the opening at the tip of the penis); the lining of the vagina or cervix; the lining of the anus; or directly into the...
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Strip club encounter

Dr. Bob,I've been really safe at strip clubs. I'm a bit paranoid. Tonight was no different. I went to a topless only club. My shirt was taken off at one point, but my pants stayed on, and so did the girls'. This time was different in that I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello again Sleepless,The HIV-acquisition risk of having your finger in a stripper's mouth for two seconds is nonexistent, even if you have an assortment of cuts and neurotically bitten fingernails. Please note saliva Read more »

hiv transmission through mothers milk to others through baby

Dear Mr Kull,Please help me with the following situation. Recently a 9 month old baby of one of the visitors to our home was playing with my key&key chain. The baby put my key chain in his mouth for a while. Then It was kept on an open space on a...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...HIV is not spread to others via inanimate objects (syringes/injection needles being the exception). Please refer to How long does HIV live outside of the body? for more information Read more »

Simple Question

Dr Kull, Can you get infected if you pick up dildo by hand --- after it was use by a female to play with herself
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...environment very long. This is why we don't see transmission happening through casual contact (shaking hands, contact with inanimate objects like doorknobs and toilet seats). HIV is only known to be transmitted through the following events: 1)... Read more »

Is Hiv a Medium of water?

Greeting Ryan M. kull,Wonderful and resouceful web page you have! By the way my name is Ralph and I am a medical student from singapore. I have a few doubts hope you can help me out. I have some question relating to HIV to ask. There is only two...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...environment very long. This is why we don't see transmission happening through casual contact (shaking hands, contact with inanimate objects like doorknobs and toilet seats).HIV is only known to be transmitted through the following events:1)... Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV Transmission

... Table of Contents How HIV Spreads Methods of Transmission Re-Using and Sharing Needles Unprotected/Unsafe Sex Mother-to-Child Transmission Rare Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...needles if you're a baby, being born to or breastfed by an HIV-positive woman unprotected oral sex (if you're providing the mouth; this is a much lower risk than the others) That's it. For any other type of activity -- kissing someone with... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...sexual intercourse, through oral sex or close skin-to-skin contact, for example. The virus is spread rarely, if at all, by objects such as a toilet seat or hot tub. Reduce Your Risk of Spreading Herpes People with herpes should follow a few... Read more »
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IS THERE SUCH THING AS HIV-NEGATIVE AIDS?

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
As per the title, is there really such a thing? Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

You scared...READ THIS!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...live outside of the body. It will quickly die as soon as it it exposed to the air. Therefore, HIV cannot exist on inanimate objects such as silverware, dishes, tweezers, toothbrushes, sexual toys, etc... for more than seconds. Read more »

blood in mouth?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...with friends at hookah bars. Is this clearly irrational thought related to OCD? How much infected blood must be transferred via mouth in order to become infected? Websites mention open sores in the mouth, but what does this really mean? Does this... Read more »