Risk Of Hiv Transmission Via Human Bite
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Rocky Mountain CARESHi,Getting HIV from your experience is not possible. There needs to be an open area for HIV to enter into your body. Since the skin was not broken there was no way for HIV to enter. Also getting HIV through a bite is a very low risk. It is not... Read more »
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Men Who Have Sex With Men and Women: A Unique Risk Group for HIV Transmission on North Carolina College Campuses"To better understand the role that men who have sex with men and women (MSM/W) play in the spread of HIV in young adults in North Carolina, we determined the prevalence of MSM/W among newly diagnosed HIV-infected men, compared social and behavioral... Read more »
Sexual Mixing Patterns and Partner Characteristics of Black MSM in Massachusetts at Increased Risk for HIV Infection and TransmissionIn the current study, the researchers note that black men who have sex with men are at increased risk of HIV infection compared with other MSM. To explore possible reasons for this, the authors investigated sexual mixing patterns, partner... Read more »
Evidence for the Effectiveness of Sterile Injecting Equipment Provision in Preventing Hepatitis C and Human Immunodeficiency Virus Transmission Among Injecting Drug Users: A Review of ReviewsThe study authors aimed to review the evidence on the effectiveness of harm reduction interventions involving the provision of sterile injecting equipment to prevent hepatitis C virus (HCV) and HIV among injecting drug users. Among the interventions... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHi,
I had a bizzare experience. On September 15, 2004, I met a girl for the first time. We were having some conversation inside my car. All of a sudden she licked me a couple of times on my neck and bit me pretty hard on my right arm and made a pink... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousAIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2004 Apr;20(4):349-50. Related Articles, Links
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyCan sucking on skin to produce Love Bites transmit HIV? Can the skin break by merely sucking hard on them?
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesOk... I know the sensible thing to do if you have any concerns about HIV is to get tested but I am not sure if I am over reacting or if I have cause for concern... I was kissing a guy whos HIV status I am unaware of and I bit his lip and I believe a... Read more »
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