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Odds Of Infection Blood In Food

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odds of infection

Dear RyanI know that this subject must get played out but i have to ask because I think I might be falling into a depresion. You said that the odds of somone being infected from unprotected vaginal intercorse 1 time are low and that they are about...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
The risk of getting infected through receiving oral sex is theoretical only, which means that it is practically zero. Even though HIV can be found in saliva, being exposed to the saliva of infected people does not cause infection. The quantities... Read more »

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HIV via infected food!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Dear Experts,

I have some trouble, I need your help.

Although you establish that HIV could transmit in three ways: Unprotected sexual intercourse, used syringes, and blood transfusion ..But I have one question:

Could HIV transmis via contaminated food... Read more »

Blood on Food?

Posted by wbt9, 2 Replies
My question is on the possibility of getting HIV from blood on a chicken sandwich? I know it might sound silly but would like some other opinions. I was getting a chicken sandwich from a gas station and noticed what could have been blood on it. Not... Read more »

Odds of Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Receptve anal sex 1-120
Insertive anal sex 1-1666
Receptive Oral sex 1-2500
Insertive oral sex 1-5000
Insertive Vaginal sex 1-1000
Receptive Vaginal sex 1-500
Needle stick 1-350

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Odds of Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
What are the odds/chances of being infected with HIV from a one-time oral sex encounter? I am a male who received oral sex from another male whose status I did not know. That is my ONLY risk. It was something that I was curious about, but after... Read more »