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Dr. Bob, very worried. Saliva came in touch with open wound,

Dr. Bob, An escort was licking my face, later i realised that i had a cut on my face. She could be HIV positive, if she is HIV positive and since her saliva comes into contact with my blood, am i at risk of getting HIV?Let me know. Thanks. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...reprint some basic information about HIV transmission.)Thanks for your tax-deductible donation to The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org).Stay well.Dr. BobDr. Bob, hope you had a good vacation. Please answer. (SALIVA,... Read more »

Open Wound

Dear DocI posted this question earlier but with an incorrect e-mail address. hence the... Read more »

finger frolicking olympics, open wound

Dr FI must say I am another huge fan. You have to be the kindest funiest gentlemen on the net. Ill... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...is no risk of transmission from scratching because there is no transfer of body fluids between individuals. Any person with open wounds should have them treated as soon as possible. Can HIV be transmitted by being spit on by an HIV-infected... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas: HIV Cases Triple in County

...each in 2008 and 2007. More than 30 syphilis cases have been diagnosed in the first nine months of 2009. "Syphilis increases open wounds, which leads to a higher risk of contracting HIV," said Jamie Parker, the STD section chief for the county... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...Subpopulation Estimates from the HIV Incidence Surveillance System -- United States, 2006. MMWR . 2008; 57(36):985-989. HIV and AIDS Diagnoses 4 and Deaths At some point in life, 1 in 36 Hispanic/Latino men will be diagnosed with... Read more »
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OPEN WOUND

Posted by anxious92, 3 Replies
...bled a little red dot and pretty much nothing else and that blood on my finger may have come from like a desk or table and was hiv+. what would be the risk if that sliver of blood i just described was someone else's hiv + blood, fresh and got on... Read more »

Am I infected?

Posted by scaredofhiv, 2 Replies
...put on a condom, meaning that she has had unprotected sex with multiple partners in the past. Assuming the worst (that she is HIV+ and she inserted my penis into her vagina at some point before I put on the condom), what is the probability that I... Read more »

Exposure Scenario question

Posted by theasker21, 2 Replies
...a homeless/drug addict shelter with a community group. We fed, clothed, helped out any way we can. There I met a man who had open wounds from his drug use. He was picking these wounds seldomly. I offered him a bottle a water which took and he... Read more »

Toilet Safety/Open Wounds

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...My son is coming to see us. He has HIV and Chrohns disease and has blood in his stool, my wife has bleeding hemroids and I have had a boil near my butt lanced and Read more »