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Risks Of Contracting HIV From Cut In Mouth

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...CDC has not yet been able to establish how the transmission took place. No additional studies have 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 following universal precautions and infection control guidelines. Most also occurred early in the HIV...
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Can a pet licking sweat or a cut from a HIV positve persons skin cause them to get sick or even HIV but in animal form whatever that may be? (CATS AND DOGS AND HIV, 2009)

Hello there. This may sound like a weird question but I have to ask because the only way to know is to ask, also someone else may be wondering the same thing. First of all I am currently on meds and undectable my question doesn't pertain to humans...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the vet to test her. The "H" in HIV stands for "human"! Felines (as well as canines and all other non-human species) cannot contract this virus. See below. Dr. Bob purina cat chow Jun 14, 2007 Hi. My cat and I enjoy putting cat chow in my ass... Read more »

VERY VERY WORRIED!! Priest with large open cut gave communion.

Hello Dr. Bob, Thank you for your time and for providing all the valuable information to some very worried an anxious people, including myself. I have read the forum on food and not getting infected, but most has to do with cooking food or blood in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...misconduct and coverup. Oh, come to think of it, never mind! Your fears are completely unwarranted. If HIV were the easy to contract, it would have wiped out the planet long ago. Neither worry nor HIV testing is warranted, OK?Be well.Dr. Bob 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
...never dies) arises! Your stressing would have been short-lived if you checked the archives! See below. Dr. Bob How can someone contract HIV? (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008) May 13, 2008 How can someone contract HIV? I mean if... Read more »

pre cum and oral sex

lets say i gave some one head they and they didn't cum in my mouth. The next day i did notice i had a cut on my chin. What would be the risk in your opinion that i could have contracted HIV.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
..."chinning?" Sounds kind of kinky! Relax Max. Even with a gash as sizeable as the cleft in Kirk Douglas's chinny chin chin, your HIV risk remains nonexistent.Dr. Bob Read more »
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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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Guardian Examines Challenges to Reducing Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission in Mozambique

...Saturday examined the hurdles Mozambique is facing in trying to reduce mother-to-child HIV transmission. About 35,000 infants contract the virus from their mothers annually in Mozambique, and only 3% of women in the country were tested for HIV in... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About HIV/AIDS

...by: Administering vaccines. Many HIV-positive people get a hepatitis-B vaccine and bacterial pneumonia vaccines, since contracting these diseases could be dangerous for immune suppressed people, Prescribing antiviral treatments and... Read more »
The Well Project

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

...you or your partner have an untreated STD, badoral hygiene (bleeding gums, ulcers, gum disease), or take ejaculate (cum) inthe mouth. There are things you can do to reduce the risk associated with oralsex: Don't have oral sex if you or your... 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 »

what's the risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...semen in my mouth (it was all over my clothes and everywhere else) but i am still freaked out over the possibility of having contracted HIV. i'm waiting until 6 weeks to get a test, but i was just wondering if anyone had a similar experience and... Read more »

whats my chance of getting AIDS by giving oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...worker in China. It lasted for about 1-2 minutes and I didn't feel any cuts in my mouth. What would be the possibility of me contracting AIDS this way assuming if she was HIV positive? This is the most miserable feeling ever, last 3 weeks felt... Read more »

filling

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had a loose filling, but there was no blood or puss coming out of it. If i french kiss, would I be at risk? Read more »