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Is Hiv Spread Through Saliva

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Ask the Experts

Can saliva spread HIV?

Dear Mr Kull,Can saliva spread HIV? What if a HIV+ kid shares a pacifier or milk bottle with an uninfected child? What are the risks of catching the disease from a childcare centre where children drip saliva and mucous on shared toys? Hope...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
There have been no reported cases of HIV transmission between children. It is possible that HIV could be transmitted by saliva, but all of the statistics and studies that we have show us that it does not happen. HIV in infected people's... Read more »

hiv infected by saliva

Sir/Mam i m 29 years old(male), before few days i m lunch with my friend which is infected (HIV)... Read more »

Saliva testing for HIV

Do you feel a home HIV saliva test kit would be a positive or negative in slowing the spread of HIV.... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Beijing to Offer Free Saliva Tests for HIV

Beginning this month, three Beijing hospitals will offer a saliva test for HIV. The oral fluid-based kit will make it easier to test for HIV in areas without proper facilities to draw blood and to test certain people, such as the obese and those... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

How Do You Get Infected With HIV? How Can You Protect Yourself and Others? What If I've Been Exposed? Treatment as Prevention The Bottom Line How Do You Get Infected With HIV? The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is not spread... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

Requirements for Transmission to Occur Where Is HIV Found in the Body? Infectious "Bodily Fluids" Possibly Infectious "Bodily Fluids" Non-Infectious "Bodily Fluids" Ways of Preventing HIV From Entering... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

Table of Contents How HIV Spreads Methods of Transmission Rare Types of Transmission Avoiding Transmission How HIV Spreads Many people still do not understand how HIV is passed, or transmitted, fromone person to another. Knowing the... Read more »
Connect With Others

Spitting Spreads HIV, believes 1 out of 10

Posted by bartleby, 2 Replies
according to BBC News, a recent report finds that 1 out of 10 people in the UK still think HIV can be transmitted through spitting or kissing. even more alarming is that 1 out of 5 don't know it can be spread between a man and woman. Read more »

Saliva, Hiv, Risks?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is saliva risky if it is able to get into your bloodtream? If say your are receiving oral sex and saliva gets on your mucous membranes and into your bloodstream, or if you are getting a french kiss and saliva eneters an open sore in your mouth or... Read more »

Switch625 - HIV Saliva Test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Switch - what do you know about the HIV saliva test being used by some insurance companies as a substitute for blood testing ? Is is accurate and how does it work ? Read more »

HIV from saliva?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi do you think it's possible i got HIV from saliva? a small amount (i'd say 10 drops of saliva but it could be less) got on my hair and my shirt and i don't know if it got anywhere else, i have some cuts on my nails from biting them, i don't know... Read more »