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Open Sores And Hiv

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NEW RESEARCH ON HIV and HERPES - NO NEED FOR OPEN SORES FOR TRANSMISSION???

Dear Dr. Bob: You have been extremely helpful to me over the years and I have donated to support the great work you are doing. I have been somewhat satisfied with being sexually active with women using a condom correctly every time based on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...infectious bodily fluids could transmit the virus to areas of herpetic lesions, even if the lesions are healed or not presently open and active.Dr. BobU.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Press Release Scientists Learn Why... Read more »

HIV employee w/open sores in restaurant job

I have an employee who has told me that he is HIV pos and has open sores on his arms that bleed. ... Read more »

Need some expert advice on my situation.......

Dr. Frascino,So here are the details surrounding my question: Last year I was dating someone, we... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...herpes simplex causes painful skin eruptions. Itching and tingling are usually the first signs, followed by a blister that breaks open. The infection stays dormant in nerve cells. This is called "latency." However, it can become active again with... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...However, a person who inserts his penis into an infected partner also is at risk because HIV can enter through the urethra (the opening at the tip of the penis) or through small cuts, abrasions, or open sores on the penis. Not having (abstaining... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...in your mouth. If HIV-infected blood or sexual fluid gets inside your body, you can get infected. This can happen through an open sore or wound, during sexual activity, or if you share equipment to inject drugs. HIV can also be spread from a... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...up with your hand, or spitsemen out and rinse with a mouthwash rather than swallowing. Use a dental dam or cut-open condom for oral sex on a woman or for rimming(licking the anus). Dental dams are squares made from... Read more »
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I will get hiv? *DELETED*

Posted by feelalive, 1 Reply
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wondering the risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...sore, like if there is blood or something on the sore? or is it only the other way around, that if i have herpes sore that is open area to get hiv from other person. Read more »

Myth or Fact

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...45 minutes ago ? is there any chance the virus would survive ? and ide also like to know how much blood has to go into say an open cut or sore to get HIV ? Read more »

MYth or fact

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...45 minutes ago ? is there any chance the virus would survive ? and ide also like to know how much blood has to go into say an open cut or sore to get HIV ? Read more »