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Nipple Biting Scared I Have HIV

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I'm HIV+ and an infant bit my face, risky for the infant? (HUMAN BITE, 2010)

Hello Dr. Bob,Although I am well educated on HIV risk and transmission, a recent incident has me very concerned. A little history, I was diagnosed HIV+ over two years ago (11/2007), and started medication in January of this year (Atripla). ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...However, do realize the odds are beyond astronomical that you did not get infected by chompin' Charlie, OK?Good luck!Dr. BobSTD's, biting and rubbing Aug 3, 2007Dear Dc. Frascino.First I must say that what you do in this forum is a very noble... Read more »

Need help to keep sanity

Ingenious Doc,Your work for helping others in need is appreciable beyond words and rewards. This... 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 »
Articles
The Michigan Messenger

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

...transfer [it]." A number of HIV experts have stepped up to say that it is a near impossibility to spread HIV through a human bite, and that this case perpetuates the stigma against HIV-positive individuals. State Rep. Mark Meadows, who chairs... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Scared Straight: High HIV Rates Among Black NYC Women Frighten a Health Reporter

...youthful faces in lights. But under their pictures was a statistic that sucker-punched me: 93.4 percent. As in, 93.4 of all new HIV cases among women in NYC occur among Black and Latina women. As in a mere six-plus percentage points away from... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...HIV from getting a tattoo or through body piercing? Can HIV be transmitted by kissing? Can HIV be transmitted by human bite? Can HIV be transmitted by being scratched? Can HIV be transmitted by being spit on by an HIV-infected person?... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...if you don't know much about HIV. But that is why it is important to educate yourself: so you don't have to be unnecessarily frightened anymore. That education includes getting an HIV test . It doesn't hurt to be sure you're negative -- in... Read more »
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Update after first Doctor's visit

Posted by Blixer, 5 Replies
...Thanks to everyone for your support here. It has been a blessing this first week. I just got back from my first visit with the HIV specialist. Basically it was... let's draw blood, check you over, send you on your way, and see you again in six... Read more »

Bite the Bullet

Posted by Nailbiting, 2 Replies
...matter. But why start feeling so bad 15 weeks or so after the incident if it is something to do with HIV. I guess I need to bite the bullet and just get tested but man I am scared and part of me doesn't want to know but I need to for my wife and... Read more »

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 »

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? Read more »