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Odds Of Getting AIDS Blood In Mouth

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hiv+ blood in mouth

Hi Dr Frascino,My partner is HIV+, and we were kissing quite passionately when I noticed blood smear covering three of his teeth.It turns out he had some gingivitis and the tips of his gums (where they point) were bleeding a little and i guess at...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...is not HIV infected.3.What we would do might not be applicable to what you should do! If a significant amount of HIV-infected blood comes into contact with mucous membranes, there is an HIV-transmission risk. Consequently, a course of PEP may be... Read more »

Please help Dr Bob! Possible transmission from prostitute with blood in her mouth!

Please help me out here Dr Bob as I'am Freaking out! Here goes my story. Everybody has always told... Read more »

Blood in mouth follow-up question

Hi Dr Bob,I recently asked the question about the blood in mouth experience at the take out... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...virus itself. Most commonly, a rapid test is adminestered by sampling the oral mucosa (the mucous that is everywhere in your mouth) and putting it through a test to see if HIV antibodies are present. Some people may think that, since the test... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...Get Infected With HIV? The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is not 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... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

...and lipoatrophy in the arms andlegs increased as well. Anabolic Steroids Oxandrin is an anabolic steroid that is taken by mouth. In a small study, itdecreased visceral fat. But, LDL ("bad") cholesterol went up and HDL ("good")cholesterol went... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...you did anything within the past six to 12 weeks that may have put you at risk for HIV . Remember: HIV has to get into your bloodstream in order to infect you, and that isn't going to happen during the course of most everyday activities. In... Read more »
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Blood on Food?

Posted by wbt9, 2 Replies
...started to eat it. What would be the chances of getting infected if the blood was HIV+ and I had a two day old canker sore in my mouth? Thank you Read more »

blood in mouth?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...and now hookah pipe sharing with friends at hookah bars. Is this clearly irrational thought related to OCD? How much infected blood must be transferred via mouth in order to become infected? Websites mention open sores in the mouth, but what does... Read more »

HIV Thro' Mouth Ulcer ?!?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I went to the toilet to rinse my mouth after my meal. I squirted some "hand-soap" from the dispenser, rinsed my hand and filled my mouth with tap water. After spitting, Read more »

Question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If a ball had blood on it for like a second and hit you in the mouth is that a risk for hiv? Read more »