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Saliva And Possible HIV Exposure

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Risk of exposure from open wound and saliva

Posted by mantle198, 2 Replies
Hi I'm posting to get a better understanding of my risk exposure and gain some peace of mind, until I wait the 3 month period before I take the HIV test. Recently I had a one night stand with a sex worker, she gave me unprotected oral sex and... Read more »

Possible HIV exposure or not...

Posted by blacks988, 1 Reply
Ok here goes...

I gave head to a man, and he came in my mouth and i swallowed almost immediately... From what i could read is that this poses no threat what so ever concerning HIV doubled with the fact that since HIV appeared in the 80's there have... Read more »

Possible exposure? *DELETED*

Posted by sexyitalian910, 3 Replies
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Possible Exposure After Assault - So Scared

Posted by 5parkl3, 1 Reply
Hello. I need some advice about a really bad situation that I've found myself in.

I was assaulted at a party last weekend - I know that someone had sex with me (I'm female, he was male), but because I was drunk it's all a bit hazy.

Sorry to be... Read more »

POSSIBLE EXPOSURE?! NOT SURE WHAT TO DO? PLEASE HELP

Posted by dansil394, 1 Reply
So I'm 19 years old and I hooked up with a 30 year old today. So we:
1. Made out almost the whole time
2. He gave me oral and there was a lot of saliva and I came in his mouth. I DID NOT give him any oral or place my mouth near his dick. I spit on it... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Possibility of transmission through saliva

Hello all there. I recently kiss a girl with a lot of saliva in mouth. I know that i have inflammation of the gums and consequently some blood fluids in my saliva. My question is that if the girl have also inflammation of the gums and blood fluids...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou cannot get HIV from sharing utensils, drinking after someone etc. You cannot get HIV as well at a hair salon, manicurist, sharing razors etc.HIV transmission can only occur when there is a direct and prolonged exposure to body fluids, semen,... Read more »

Possible saliva on fresh scratches

Hi Dr. Bob,I have searched the archives but cannot find a previous Q/A that matches what I am worried about. I had an encounter with another guy who wet his fingers before he proceeded to rub my penis. After about a minute the guy used the same hand...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Actually there are lots of responses posted in the archives that answer your question! Just search for "saliva" and you'll find many responses all stating that from an HIV perspective, saliva is not considered to be infectious,... Read more »

Possible exposure to HIV and HHV8

Hello Dr Cordova, I am worried I might have had sex with an HIV/AIDS infected guy.I noticed a skin lesion on his back (slightly raised color spot). It was just one single lump of skin, but it sure looked like a sarcoma. This sarcoma tells me the guy...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi, Sarah:To answer your questions...1. Is there a chance I was infected with HIV? No, I highly doubt it. Frottage is a low-risk, safer sex activity. I would not be concerned. 2. About HHV8, do you always get it if you kiss someone that is infected,... Read more »

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

Dear Dr Bob,First, I would like to express my appreciation to your continuous effort to help all of us finding the truth about HIV. I have found nearly all of your posts on "saliva" but it seems my following question has not been asked...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Saliva does not transmit HIV, unless it contains visible HIV-tainted blood. This includes "saliva of all stages." The only potential exception involves infants ingesting pre-chewed food from an HIV-positive mom. (See below.)Dr. BobWHAT... Read more »
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Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

The New Saliva HIV Tests

For years, we have been testing folks for HIV using blood tests. It'ssomething people have become accustomed to. But what if you don't likegetting blood tests? What if you really hate getting stuck with a needle? Until now, when it came to HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: University Warns Students About Possible HIV, Hepatitis Exposure After Exercise

First Nations University of Canada in Regina, Saskatchewan, is currently trying to locate students who participated in the Northern Health Science Access Program's blood-typing exercise between 2002 and 2011, to alert them that they may have been... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Lawrence Hospital Surgery Patients Warned of Possible Hepatitis, HIV Exposure

Ten surgery patients of Lawrence Hospital Center (LHC) in Bronxville are being notified of the need to get tested for HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C due to improperly cleaned equipment. The state Department of Health said the hospital reported... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

Several HIV/AIDS advocacy groups are saying that a recent ruling 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... Read more »