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HIV, TB or HEP-B after Nipple Sucking!

Dear Doctor...Is there any chance one could contract HIV, TB or HEPATITIS-B after Nipple Sucking! That too, I did not suck, I licked once or twice and I licked once or twice both the nipples.The questions and answers seen in this forum was dated...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

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There is no risk from what you're talking about.To get HIV, someone needs to get a significant amount of body fluid with HIV to go inside of their body.If you're merely licking and sucking on someone's nipples that's a far cry... Read more »

Being informed of HIV and Hepatitis prior to accepting job

I was hired and accepted a job in a Dialysis center where HIV and Hepatitis-C is present. I was not... Read more »

asking again regd HIV & ESR test

Hello Doctor, I had sent you a mail earlier, and wish to write to you again, its been almost 10... Read more »
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What to Do If the Test Is Positive

Keeping Yourself and Others Healthy Emotional Support Medical Care Healthy Habits The results of the HIV test are back -- and you're HIV-positive. What should you do? There are many things that you can do to stay healthy. Keeping... Read more »
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Frequently Asked Questions About HIV/AIDS

What is the difference between HIV and AIDS? How is HIV transmitted? What are the symptoms of HIV? What are the symptoms for AIDS? How long after a possible exposure should I be tested for HIV? I have heard there are many... Read more »
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Read the stories but I think I'm still +

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I've read all the uplifting stories and still cant stop thinking I'm positive as well as some of my family members. I've posted before so some of you may rememeber. My risk was slight oral exposure (on her) to a stripper that was from Russia. It... Read more »