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Risks Of Contracting AIDS From Blood In Mouth

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...tissue of a person living with HIV. It is important to understand however, that finding a small amount of HIV in a body fluid or tissue does not mean that HIV is transmitted by that body fluid or tissue. Only specific fluids (blood, semen, vaginal secretions, and breast milk) from an HIV-infected person can transmit HIV. These specific fluids must come in contact with a mucous membrane or damaged tissue or be directly injected into the...
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Risk of HIV through Oral Sex When Herpes is present and contracted

Dear Dr. Bob--About 7 years ago, you helped me through the only other HIV scare I've ever had (which turned out to be Lyme disease). I hope you can help with this one, as well. And I believe the specific facts of my "case" will help others and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...perhaps it helps explain some of your symptoms. We still have much to learn about XMRV.Regarding your current concerns:1. White blood cells recruited to the site of herpes sores or blisters may increase susceptibility to HIV and facility HIV... Read more »

How to contract HIV (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009) (Obama Budget Would Kill Abstinence-Only Funding)

If a HIV - woman and a HIV - man have sexual intercourse while the woman is on her menstrual period, is there a possibility of contracting HIV just because she is on her period? even if both dont have HIV/AIDS?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...remains unchanged! Two HIV-negative people cannot create HIV out of thin air and transmit it to each other. (See below.) Menstrual blood can not create a retrovirus!Once again the need for science-based, age-appropriate sex education is... Read more »

blood tainted saliva in eye

Dear Dr. Bob,I know you have stated that your response to questions is not contingent on whether one sends a donation to your foundation or not, however,I will send 200 dollars to your foundation if you will please answer this question for me. No...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...from getting spittle in your eye, your fears are completely unwarranted. You are correct: Saliva that does not contain visible blood would not be considered an HIV risk. Even if your lisping, spluttering, chatty partner did have some blood in his... Read more »

Kissing - With a sore in the mouth

Dr. Bob,Hope all is good with you. Thank you for the great service. I have been a proud donator of yours. I plan to contribute more. Also, is there any other help that we could provide apart from donations.Now coming to my (probably) useless...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk from the stripper kiss is completely nonexistent, even with all your "what ifs!" Remember the lyrics to the Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Injection Drug Use

...documented that people who share syringes are at risk of being infected with HIV. Sharing syringes allows a direct exchange of blood from one person's body into the bloodstream of another and is one of the most efficient ways to spread... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...the first screening tool. It is inexpensive and very sensitive for detecting the presence of HIV antibodies. In most cases, a blood sample is tested, but other types of ELISAs that use saliva and urine have also been developed. The actual ELISA... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...condition of the ducts attached to the testicles that may lead to infertility if left untreated. Gonorrhea can spread to the blood or joints. This condition can be life threatening. In addition, people with gonorrhea can more easily contract... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About HIV/AIDS

...opportunistic infections How is HIV transmitted? HIV can be transmitted from an infected person to another through: Blood (including menstrual blood) Semen Vaginal secretions Breast milk Blood contains the highest... Read more »
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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 »

Worried Sick.. Is Yeast Infectious for HIV? (Long)

Posted by kdman, 1 Reply
...HIV-hypochondria/obsession started getting out of control. I've seen the doctors, all of whom can't seem to diagnose me with anything. I've had blood work done to eliminate mono, thyroid, anemia, even had an IgA (immunoglobulin) count done,... Read more »

Contracting HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Recently my husband found out he is HIV+. At this time I am HIV - but I have only had one test and no viral load test done. We know he was negative in the beginning Read more »

scared

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...pulled out. I thought everything was ok until a rash broke out on a small area of my arm. I got extremely nervous and then my mouth began to get very dry. Now my neck aches and im getting headaches. I feel dizzy all day and I cant stop thinking... Read more »