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Nipple Biting Risks

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Risk of biting on nipples with exposure to blood

Two weeks ago my HIV+ partner was biting my nipples and suddenly he started bleeding through the nose. Some of the blood fell on the nipple he was biting. I immediately washed the blood away, but I'm afraid I might have gotten infected. His viral...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...infected. But the more blood that you were exposed to, and the more that the skin on the nipple may have been broken (from the biting), the greater your risk would be. If the skin on the nipple was not broken, then there would not be a... Read more »

Nipple Biting & Exposure to Blood

Hi RobertFirst of all, I must say I really admire your positive outlook in life and your work for... 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 »
Articles
The Michigan Messenger

Michigan Lawmakers Decry Case Charging HIV-Positive Man With Terrorism for Biting

...tussle in October became an issue of terror when an HIV-positive man was charged with attempted bioterrorism for allegedly biting his neighbor while the two were fighting one another, the Michigan Messenger reports. Several Michigan lawmakers,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...have been transmitted by a human bite. Biting is not a common way of transmitting HIV, in fact, there are numerous reports of bites that did not result in HIV infection. Severe trauma with extensive tissue damage and the presence of blood were... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...spread easily. You can only get HIV if you get infected blood or sexual fluids into your system. You can't get it from mosquito bites, coughing or sneezing, sharing household items, or swimming in the same pool as someone with HIV. Some people... Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...contact include: social kissing, public venues (pools, theaters, bathrooms), sharing drinks or eating utensils, etc. Insect bites do not transmit HIV. Myths About Clinical Trials The myth: "Clinical trials are unsafe. If I enroll in a... Read more »
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Multiple Cat Bites

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...700. Cat got stuck on the back fence, it's barb wire. While trying to free the cat, she tore into my hand. I've got multiple bites, especially on my index finger, which is now swelled twice the size. Question. Does anyone know if this just... Read more »

nipple no-no?

Posted by itsme04, 2 Replies
...to anyone who can give me advice. Last Fall, I was with a guy who is positive. We did mutual masturbation and he sucked my nipples a bit hard, leaving a few bite marks, one nipple scabbed over a bit. Thats what I worry about. I did not notice... Read more »

Thrush or Cheek biting?

Posted by Anonymous
...of my cheek. I scraped them and they wiped off with out pain or bleeding. I have been known to bite my cheek. Does marks from biting your cheek wipe off and are they small Read more »

Low Risk..Yet still a risk IMHO, opinios?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...tends to disappear and flare up (very itchy) at random times. It DOES look like a sunburn but looks more like a series of bug bites and only when scratched. She and I are both being tested, although for me, it seems far to soon to have... Read more »