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Odds Of Contracting HIV Sore In Mouth

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Throat Gonorrhea and HIV risk

Hi Dr BobThanks for your answer regarding oral sex, poppers and alcohol from a few days ago. I was diagnosed after the two sex encounters with throat gonorrhea and treated with antibiotics. Just a quick follow-up question as the more I delve into...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You're welcome. Regarding gonorrhea, it's important to point out that gonorrhea is much easier to transmit and contract than HIV. Yes it's possible to contract both HIV and gonorrhea (or other STDs) simultaneously. However, just because you... Read more »

Risk of HIV through Oral Sex When Herpes is present and contracted

Dear Dr. Bob--About 7 years ago, you helped me through the only other HIV scare I've ever had... Read more »

My Symptom-Oral sex-VVreast milk in mouth

Hi bob, I will donate but I have VISA ELECTRON Credit Card..plz guide me how to donate.1.A woman... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...found any evidence of transmission from provider to patient in health care settings. CDC has documented rare cases of patients contracting HIV in health care settings from infected donor tissue. Most of these cases occurred due to failures in... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...However, this test is being increasingly used to detect recent infection at the viral load 'spike' that occurs when HIV is first contracted. This is usually at 2 -- 4 weeks after infection. Although a letter of diagnosis and actual treatment is... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Injection Drug Use

...choose to inject drugs. When people use a sterile syringe each time they inject, they are significantly reducing their risk of contracting HIV and hepatitis. In order to obtain sterile syringes, we encourage you to take advantage of syringe... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...can spread to the blood or joints. This condition can be life threatening. In addition, people with gonorrhea can more easily contract HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. HIV-infected people with gonorrhea can transmit HIV more easily to someone... Read more »
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Single Exposure Unprotected Oral Sex w/ TS Escort

Posted by ScaredToDeathNow, 1 Reply
...have destroyed my life. I was on both the receiving and giving end of the unprotected oral sex and I now so fear that I have contracted a STD or HIV that I cannot sleep, eat or think about anything else. I did enquire if he had been tested for... Read more »

How is HIV passed from one person to another?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...injection drug use), the lining of the anus or rectum, the lining of the vagina and/or cervix, the opening to the penis, the mouth, other mucous membranes (e.g., eyes or inside of the nose), or cuts and sores. Intact, healthy skin is an excellent... Read more »

Really Worried

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...everything I could find on the Internet regarding HIV and oral sex. Are you aware of any posters to your website who have actually contracted HIV through oral sex? I feel giving oral is riskier than receiving. I believe I have either HIV/Herpes... Read more »

sore throat, pain in left armpit

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...terrified i have caught HIV. i could not handle knowing i am HIV+ am i probably worrying over nothing? or does it sound like i have contracted the virus? please offer some support as i am going insane thank you Read more »