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Love Bite And Hiv Infection

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Love Bites and HIV

Hi. Can you tell me the risks of transmission of HIV via love bites? Without biting through the skin, could love bites created by sucking the skin with the lips cause any transmission?thanks...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
The person who is doing the biting is clearly at more risk for infection than the person being bitten. The person doing the biting may come into contact with infected blood, which is highly infectious, as a result of the activity. The person who is... Read more »

love bites.......can i get HIV?

SirI and my girlfriend have sex regularly(no penetration).Shehas little sadistic tendencies and... Read more »

human bite (HUMAN BITE 2010)

About 1 month I got bitten by my assitant and he is hiv positive, my finger only bled due to me... Read more »
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Loving Yourself to Love Others

Having safer sex reduces risk of HIV infection and reinfection(superinfection). Even though it can be difficult to do, somepeople insist on only having safer sex for this reason. Theyare not putting themselves or their partners at risk. And... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Global Fund Discontinues Funding for South Africa's loveLife Program; loveLife Responds

The Global Fund To Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has decided not to continue funding loveLife , South Africa's national HIV prevention program for youth, the Mail & Guardian reports (Chibba, Mail & Guardian , 12/21). The... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Opinion: "HIV 'Cure' at Risk From Budget Cuts"

"The automatic cuts in federal spending known as sequestration could take a bite out of crucial medical research, such as the recently unveiled study in which a toddler was cured of HIV. The National Institutes of Health, which co-funded the study,... Read more »
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Love Bites and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can sucking on skin to produce Love Bites transmit HIV? Can the skin break by merely sucking hard on them?



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HIV from biting

Posted by Anonymous
Hi, I have a question. Am I at risk from biting someone? It was just a playful bite, not hard or vicious, but I accidentally bit a little too hard and a drop or two of blood oozed out. Could a few remnants of blood remained on my teeth and infected... Read more »

He/she is HIV+.......to love or not to love.

Posted by mandaree23, 10 Replies
I will start out by saying that I write this post with a heavy heart and a lot of aggrevation. So, please take no offense to my post.

I have been reading on thebody and other websites posts, forums, etc to better understand HIV/AIDS. I am doing... Read more »

Biting Stripper

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Oh I know this is ridiculous. but I can't shake it. So I hpe to get an answer from someone with real HIV knowledge. Is there any way to get infected from a bite, this stripper was giving me a lap dance, and then she friggin bit me pretty damn... Read more »