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Saliva Contact With Open Wound

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Dr. Bob, very worried. Saliva came in touch with open wound,

Dr. Bob, An escort was licking my face, later i realised that i had a cut on my face. She could be HIV positive, if she is HIV positive and since her saliva comes into contact with my blood, am i at risk of getting HIV?Let me know. Thanks. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Nope. Saliva does not transmit HIV. (See below. I'll reprint some basic information about HIV transmission.)Thanks for your tax-deductible Read more »

HIV and contact sports

Hello and thank you for all your work on this site. As someone who recently found out I was... Read more »

How do you define an open wound?

Dear Doc,I have donated to your association a few times. I believe that more efforts should be done... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...is no risk of transmission from scratching because there is no transfer of body fluids between individuals. Any person with open wounds should have them treated as soon as possible. Can HIV be transmitted by being spit on by an HIV-infected... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...HIV. Some people talk about "shared body fluids" being risky for HIV, but no documented cases of HIV have been caused by sweat, saliva or tears. However, even small amounts of blood in your mouth might transmit HIV during kissing or oral sex.... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...male sexual fluids ("pre-cum") Vaginal fluids Breast milk HIV is not spread through these body fluids: Sweat Tears Saliva (spit) The spread of HIV can be prevented! There are ways to avoid, or at least reduce, contact with body... Read more »
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...other male sexual fluids ("pre-cum") Vaginal fluids Breast milk HIV is not spread through these body fluids: Sweat Tears Saliva (spit) Urine Feces The most common ways HIV is passed from one person to another are: Unprotected/unsafe... Read more »
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OPEN WOUND

Posted by anxious92, 3 Replies
...someone else's hiv + blood, fresh and got on my wounds when they were open? 2. what if the wounds were open and they came into contact with a drop of blood a cm wide and long? 3.what about 4? 4.5? 5. i dont remember (for sure) if they were only... Read more »

Toilet Safety/Open Wounds

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My son is coming to see us. He has HIV and Chrohns disease and has blood in his stool, my wife has bleeding hemroids and I have had a boil near my butt lanced and is opened to drain. Since we all have something bleeding going on what precautions... Read more »

CAN THIS HAPPEN?

Posted by SCARED_CRAZY, 2 Replies
...curtoon to refill of grocery.. and then a little bit of blood must have touched my those unknowingly cuts... OR it should be open wound to get infected.. means do my hand to bleed profousely... 1) how much blood is required to pass infection this... Read more »

please respond

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If someone could please respond with some thoughts, i would be so greatful. while I was reciveing oral sex from a T/S I stroked her/his cock that was very wet with precum, I rubed his/her nipples with the precum and then sucked them, and tasted some... Read more »