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Inflamed Membranes And Hiv

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Oral guided bone regeneration (GBR) membrane exposure and mouth-to-mouth contact (ie, kissing) with seropositive individual = ineffable panic

Dear Dr. Franscino:What kind of a name is Franscino? Just curious.... More importantly, thank you on behalf of all of us frightened readers/writers whom you take the time to help with your responses. My story goes like this: About three months ago I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,1. It's Frascino, not Franscino. I'm second generation Italian.2. Your HIV-acquisition risk is negligible.3. The odds are not stacked against you. You should expect a negative test result.4. No.5. A single HIV-antibody test at the... Read more »

HIV and Mucous Membrane

Hi doctor,I was wondering how far blood must have to go up the nasal passage to enter the mucous... Read more »

HIV and mucous membrane exposure

I work at a pediatric clinic. Today after I centrifuged some blood from a 17 year old black male I... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

El VIH, el SIDA y las Mujeres que Tienen Relaciones Sexuales con Mujeres (WSW) en Estados Unidos

La transmisin del VIH de mujer a mujer parece ser algo muy raro. No obstante, los informes de casos de contagio del VIH de mujer a mujer y el riesgo bien documentado de la transmisin del VIH de mujer a hombre indica que las secreciones vaginales y... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence of Sexually Transmitted Co-Infections in People Living With HIV/AIDS: Systematic Review With Implications for Using HIV Treatments for Prevention

Through local inflammatory processes, sexually transmitted co-infections increase the infectiousness of HIV. "The prevalence of STI among people living with HIV/AIDS has implications for containing the spread of HIV in general and the effectiveness... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Immune Reconstitution Syndrome

Syndrome Identified Conditions Associated With Inflammatory Reactions Mechanism of Action Incidence Risk Factors Management Grounds for Optimism Selected Sources Immune reconstitution, or the reversal of HIV-related immune system decline,... Read more »
AIDS United

Voter Identification Laws -- Know Yours and Vote!

This election season, Americans have certainly seen their share of inflammatory rhetoric, polarizing discussion and heated debate -- all about a myriad of issues that will be dramatically affected by the outcome on November 6. And, as most of these... Read more »
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Mucous membrane question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have a question I hope someone or many people can answer:

Is the entire lip a mucous membrane or just the inside of the lip a mucous membrane? Or is the lip not a mucous membrane at all?

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Can HIV be transmitted through nose-mucousmembrane

Posted by madeinkorea, 1 Reply
Hi All,
Can HIV be transmitted through nose mucous membranes?
My exposure was, accidental nose picking with unknown person's blood in my fingers? Only after the nose picking incident I realized that the person I had handshake was bleeding and I was... Read more »

Quick Question.. What can you tell me??

Posted by limon12, 1 Reply
I know that the mucous membranes of the genitals are susceptible to HIV transmission but just how easily can infected blood enter your blood stream from contact with the tip of your penis through the urethra membrane? (No cuts or rashes on penis,... Read more »

Verification of Pri. HIV infection.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
This message is posted with element which was left out in an earlier posting dated 20 May 99, it explains what the encounter was and the real fear I'm facing now. It goes as ....

I've come across a stranger in the men's public toilet at the 3rd week... Read more »