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Is The Hiv Virus Transfered Through Saliva

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...became infected with HIV as a result of contact with blood or other body secretions from an HIV-infected person in the household. For information on these cases refer to the May 20, 1994, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, " Human Immunodeficiency Virus Transmission in Household Settings -- United States ." Persons living with HIV and persons providing home care for those living with HIV should be fully educated and trained regarding...
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Transmission of Hep C? (HEPATITIS C TRANSMISSION VIA SALIVA, 2010)

Dr., I so appreciate your honesty and yet I feel you are a bit naive. Transmission is a lot more common than you are letting on. I am 61 and have had hepc for most of my life. I got it from IV drug use I think. To say almost nonexistent when talking...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...not pursue testing.Dr. McGovernhepatitis c in saliva? Jul 30, 2005i french kissed someone who has hepatitis c and saliva was transfered. (we didnt do anything else).should i be tested for hepatitis c ?Response from Dr. McGovernNo you don't need... Read more »

pre-chewed food + donation question PRE-CHEWED FOOD, HIV TRANSMISSION RISK, 2010)

Dear Doctor, I read the CDC article about exposure through pre chewed food for infants. Apparently HIV mothers/fathers passed it to their infant babies through chewing food for them. How is this possible? I understand that passing the virus while...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...question. My exposure was asked here - http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Q193432.html# A kiss with a mouth to mouth drink transfer with a high risk girl which you suggested was a non-existent risk. While I don't challenge you but there's... Read more »

An old kiss question asked again due to new research

Hi Dr.Bob,I am very sorry to pester you again with my question but would be great if you could answer my question. My exposure was asked here - http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Q193432.html#A kiss with a mouth to mouth drink transfer with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Dear Dr Bob, First, I would like to express my appreciation to your continuous effort to help all of us finding the truth about HIV. I have found nearly all of your posts on "saliva" but it seems my following question has not been asked and... Read more »

CMV and HIV

Dr Holodniy,I have just been tested for cytomegalovirus and my doctor says that I have it but it doesn't present any risk right now. My concern is for my husband who is negative. What are the risk of me giving cmv to him. Is it a very dangerous...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...CMV remains present in most all of us, and only causes recurrent infection when our immune system is damaged from things like HIV, cancer chemotherapy or organ transplantation. Where you are in on the HIV spectrum (CD4 count)determines your risk... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...infection perhaps with the exception of diagnosing infection in newborns of infected mothers who have antibodies to HIV that are transferred from the mother. However, this test is being increasingly used to detect recent infection at the viral... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...You Protect Yourself and Others? What If I've Been Exposed? The Bottom Line How Do You Get Infected With HIV? The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is not spread easily. You can only get HIV if you get infected blood or sexual... Read more »
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...themselves. Before you talk to your children about HIV, it is important for you to know the facts. What Is HIV? HIV stands for "Human Immunodeficiency Virus" Without treatment, HIV will eventually wear down the immune system in most people... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

...How Accurate Are the Tests? The Bottom Line What Is HIV Testing? HIV testing tells you if you are infected with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) which causes AIDS. Most of these tests look for "antibodies" to HIV. Antibodies are... Read more »
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Kissing a HIV- person

Posted by gordon, 9 Replies
...Unless I am mistaken if you kiss a person mouth to mouth and one of you is have HIV+ and the HIV+ person has a small cut in the gums or in the mouth area. The suliva with a small potion of blood will be trasmitted, Read more »

testing for HIV Aids: urgent pls help!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...on the bed. the fluid must have gotten intach with my penis cuz otherwise i wdnt hav contracted ghonorrea. do you think HIV Aids virus can be that 'sly' as the ghonorrea virus have prooved to be? but for sure i din get back i.e din have sex... Read more »

can you get HIV from fingering

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...do you get aids or HIV from fingering? Read more »

hickey

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...is it possible for HIV to be transmitted by getting or giving a hickey? thanks Read more »