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Odds Of Infection Cut On Lip

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Cut on lip smoking a joint

Hi i had dental work done my lips were cut(there was a little scab like skin over them in places)And my tooth was still bleeding(wisdom tooth) can i get the virus from sharing a joint with an infected person? I am freeking out :( ...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,There is no risk from the situation you're talk about. None. You can <i>only</i> get HIV when positive body fluid comes out of someone's body and goes immediately/directly inside of your body. That did... Read more »

cuts in lips

lately I have been sharing drinks through glasses with a person who has a possibility of HIV... Read more »

semen got on my lip "cut" from a not hiv+ guy

Two days ago a small peeling cam from my lip cuz of chapped lips. Just a little blood came out from... Read more »
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what are my odds of being infected???

Posted by eric100, 1 Reply
i had anal sex with another male with a condom when he withdrew the condom stayed inside of me he did not ejaculate what is my risk of hiv. infection? i asked of his status and he assured me he was clean but one never knows and now i can't sleep or... Read more »

please help me. deep kiss and cuts .

Posted by ind234567, 2 Replies
i am 26 yr old male from India. 48 hours back i had protected sex with a girl whom i later 100% suspect of being HIV infected. during the sex, we had deep hard kissing for 5 minutes or so and it resulted in my lips getting minor cuts and scratches.... 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 »