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Hiv Transmission Through Sharing Saliva And Gum

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Bet You Never Heard This One !!! I will make a Doantion. This could help people with this happening. (HOW HIV IS TRANSMITTED, 2010) (CHEWING GUM, 2010)

Dr. Bob, Did I stump the doctor? Has this question ever been addressed? I came into my office this Friday Morning. Went to our water machine. Next to the water machine is a waste basket. There was a new liner in the waste basket so I threw...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...not transmitted by mosquitoes, exposure of blood/bodily fluids to intact skin, kissing, hugging, holding hands, handshakes, sharing drinking glasses or eating utensils, or mutual masturbation.So, I'm siding with Mom on this one. No risk? OK?... Read more »

Sharing food/blood in saliva?

Hi Dr. Bob, You rock! My best friend has recently been diagnosed as HIV+ and is really doing ok.... Read more »
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HIV Transmission

...possibly occur. In the United States, HIV is most commonly transmitted through specific sexual behaviors (anal or vaginal sex) or sharing needles with an infected person. It is less common for HIV to be transmitted through oral sex or for an... Read more »
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Frequently Asked Questions About HIV/AIDS

... Activities That Allow HIV Transmission Unprotected sexual contact Direct blood contact, particularly through sharing injection drug needles. Infections due to blood transfusions, accidents in health care settings or certain... Read more »
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Important: share your take on Living With HIV

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 1 Reply
... Hi, There are a lot of people out there today spreading the idea that living with HIV is now just "a piece of cake", "no worse than living with diabetes", and so forth. As a result, the urgency to fund research Read more »

Important: Share YOUR take on Living With HIV.

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 2 Replies
... Hi, There are a lot of people out there today spreading the idea that living with HIV is now just "a piece of cake", "no worse than living with diabetes", and so forth. As a result, the urgency to fund research Read more »

Saliva

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Okay now I am so freaking confused. Is HIV/AIDS found in saliva or Not. People on here are saying yes, how else will you be able to take a oral AIDS test. Read more »

upset about possible transmission

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...think this may be a crazy question but I am still upset and have no where to turn..I am hoping someone can help me here. My son shared a drink (through a straw) with a child I didn't know. my son put his mouth on the straw right after the other... Read more »