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Risks Of Contracting HIV From Blood In Mouth

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The fear of HIV is taking over my life

Dr frascinoso the story is i went to a strip club with a group of friends, my buddies bought me a dance with this girl. Long story short she takes me back to a room, starts dancing then began to unbuckle my pants and starts to perform oral sex on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,1. Yes.2. No.3. No, your risk is negligible at best.4. A "noticeable amount."5 No.Your HIV fears are unwarranted and irrational. Your symptoms are not consistent with or suggestive of HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS). Read more »

Throat Gonorrhea and HIV risk

Hi Dr BobThanks for your answer regarding oral sex, poppers and alcohol from a few days ago. I was... Read more »

Please help Dr Bob! Possible transmission from prostitute with blood in her mouth!

Please help me out here Dr Bob as I'am Freaking out! Here goes my story. Everybody has always told... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...found any evidence of transmission from provider to patient in health care settings. CDC has documented rare cases of patients contracting HIV in health care settings from infected donor tissue. Most of these cases occurred due to failures in... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Injection Drug Use

...choose to inject drugs. When people use a sterile syringe each time they inject, they are significantly reducing their risk of contracting HIV and hepatitis. In order to obtain sterile syringes, we encourage you to take advantage of syringe... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...However, this test is being increasingly used to detect recent infection at the viral load 'spike' that occurs when HIV is first contracted. This is usually at 2 -- 4 weeks after infection. Although a letter of diagnosis and actual treatment is... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...can spread to the blood or joints. This condition can be life threatening. In addition, people with gonorrhea can more easily contract HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. HIV-infected people with gonorrhea can transmit HIV more easily to someone... Read more »
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hiv transmits through kissing

Posted by maruti, 2 Replies
...this is vipin my age is 26,last week i kissed one girl its a open mouth kiss for 20secs,there was no blood in my mouth,no cuts,there is any chance to get hiv infection for me,plz help me i was scared Read more »

Symptoms vs results

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I had my 1st and only exposure to HIV on 1st sept. i.e about 6 months back. I received oral sex from a +ve sex worker. After 4 weeks I came down with symptoms of ARS Read more »

blood in mouth?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...negative (I had no suspicion but did it anyways). However now I find myself out of my mind wondering/worrying if I could of contracted HIV threw simple things as toothbrushes and now hookah pipe sharing with friends at hookah bars. Is this... Read more »

Question about Oral Sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...What is the risk of exposure to HIV from Oral Sex (giving) - but stopping after tasting some precome. My Doctor told me risk exposure is about 1 in 10,000. Read more »