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Is White Saliva A Sign Of Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...Getting a transfusion of infected blood used to be a way people got AIDS, but now the blood supply is screened very carefully and the risk is extremely low. There are no documented cases of HIV being transmitted by tears or saliva, but it is possible to be infected with HIV through oral sex or in rare cases through deep kissing, especially if you have open sores in your mouth or bleeding gums. For more information, see the following Fact...
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saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get HIV from an infected partners saliva on my anus?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Saliva is not considered to be an HIV transmission risk unless it contains visible blood. See below.Dr. BobDr. Bob, very worried. Saliva Read more »

spitting on penis (SALIVA, 2009)

dear doc,i have read your site and you are doing a great job by helping out people in need and i would like to donate to your foundation. but presently i have got sleepless nights. i was having mutual masturbation with a prostitute and she spit on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Saliva that does not contain visible blood is not considered to be a risk for HIV transmission. See below.Dr. BobIs the saliva of person Read more »

Absolutely Stupid Father and Husband (SALIVA, SWEAT, URINE) (WATERSPORTS)(HIV BASICS)

Dr. Frascino, thank you for all you do. I have a question and I am hoping that you will answer. I had protected oral receptive sex with an HIV+ friend. I am male. To my knowledge the rubber stayed intact but my worry is of the following. I had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
..."receptive," oral sex. Assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not fail, your HIV-acquisition risk would be nonexistent. Saliva does not transmit HIV, unless there is visible blood present. See below.The only reason to consider HIV... Read more »

Nurse said saliva can transmit HIV now im freaking out...

Hi Dr Bob!Im really hopeing you can answer my question so i can go on living my normal life...I went and got an HIV test at my 3 month period...While waiting i asked the nurse if HIV+ Saliva were to come in contact with an open gash or wound on my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Well just because Nurse Know-it-all "considers all body fluids a risk" doesn't mean it's true. (See below.) In brief, not only saliva, but also nasal secretions, sputum, sweat, tears, urine and vomitus (all bodily fluids) are not implicated in... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Advocates Call on Huckabee to Meet With Mother of Ryan White

...don't live in the darkness," when people thought HIV was transmitted through casual contact, such as "kissing, tears, sweat and saliva." She added, "We have to treat this disease like a disease, and like Ryan always said, not like a dirty word"... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...review from HIV InSite . 3. Your mind is a powerful thing. Your mind can make it seem as if your tongue is covered in the white spots that sometimes indicate thrush , when in fact it's perfectly pink. Your mind can also make you feel tired... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...Contact/Sharing Food or Dishes Donating Blood Swimming Pools and Hot Tubs Pets/Animals Contact With Saliva, Tears, Sweat, Feces or Urine HIV Survival Outside of the Body Is Someone Who Takes HIV... Read more »
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What Is the Craziest Myth You've Heard About HIV/AIDS?

...Francisco, Calif.; Diagnosed in 1989 It was the slobber. That was the craziest thing I heard about HIV; you can get it from saliva. This made me really do some research, because kissing, you know, spitting -- it's like you might as well say... Read more »
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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 Read more »

Afraid. Are they signs? How risky?

Posted by Onsen3, 2 Replies
...occurrences with my body all of which occurred a few days after the second meet up. -Dry mouth --Lots of burping maybe due to lack of saliva in mouth -Thinner white coating on tongue (doctor says not thrush) -What I think are lymph nodes on back... Read more »

Passing on HIV via Saliva

Posted by SaltyWater, 2 Replies
...know you cant catch it by french kissing, but suppose the negative person had core / cold core on the edge of his mouth, if the saliva from the infected person came into contact with this cold sore, whats he chances of the negative person... Read more »

information

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...(Azidothymidine). For more information on preventing transmission from mother to child, go to http://aidsinfo.nih.gov/guidelines. Saliva Although researchers have found HIV in the saliva of infected people, there is no evidence that the virus... Read more »