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Risks Of Contracting HIV From Saliva

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human saliva. contracting hiv

hi doc. i was at a club lastnight i was tlking to a friends that has been tested positive for hiv aids could i contract aids if say she was talkind and spit alittle in my eye???? this may be a stupid question but in illiterate to the whole thing
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...No, talking to someone in a club will not transmit HIV. Read more »

Is the saliva of person at "window period" riskier than saliva of persons out of that period? (SALIVA)

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HIV Transmission

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HIV/AIDS Advocacy Groups Protest Ruling in Case Regarding HIV-Positive Man, Saliva

...in a Dallas County, Texas, case that an HIV-positive man who spit into the mouth and eye of a Dallas police officer was using saliva as a deadly weapon was excessive, the Dallas Morning News reports. CDC and "countless doctors say no one... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...their HIV disease. In addition, some of these people may unknowingly be transmitting HIV to other people. The San Francisco AIDS Foundation strongly encourages people who are at risk for HIV to be tested regularly. Whether or not to take the HIV... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About HIV/AIDS

...infection to adults, it is a viable means of transmission to infants. The following "bodily fluids" are NOT infectious: Saliva Tears Sweat Feces Urine Learn more in the AIDS 101 article: " How HIV Is Spread ." ... Read more »
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Did I put myself in for HIV?

Posted by mybigmistake, 2 Replies
...I think I might have one many things which I feel put me at risk for HIV with several different people at many different times. I kissed them on the lips(our tongues met too)and we did mutual masturbation Read more »

High-risk?

Posted by Phatfarm1980, 1 Reply
...I got trush from a protected encounter? And doesn't contracting something like trush, then increse my cances of contracting HIV? Since the fifth day till now (7th day) I have been feeling unwell. Light sweats, slight cold symptoms etc and I... Read more »

Duration of Acute HIV symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...are slightly swollen in my neck and armpits, but never any rash or fever or oral signs, what is the risk of my having acute HIV infection? (Oral sex, no ejaculation, protected anal, rimming, a lot of deep kissing, saliva on ass, etc.) How long do... Read more »

Was I at risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...and while there the lady performed fellatio on me with a condom, so suffice to say now I'm worried and can't remember if any saliva got into the cut. I don't know her HIV status and have heard that saliva is non infectious. What do you think... Read more »