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Semen In Food And Cut In Mouth

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The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV? dam or a condom that has been cut open. Then stretch the damor condom over the vagina or anus with the lubed side facing down. This givesyou a thin barrier between your mouth and the vagina or anus. (Some people useplastic food wrap as a barrier. While plastic wrap has been shown to preventthe transmission of herpes infections, there is no proof that it will preventthe transmission of HIV.) Avoid vaginal oral sex during...
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Semen from rental car in cut?

Hello, I was in a rental car last year, and I don't remember why, but for some reason I put my hand on the bottom of the dashboard and felt something wet. I looked at my finger noticed a strange white substance on it, and I wiped it off right away....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation you had been driving for 14 days was spunk??? And you're worried it might transmit HIV to you via a day-old small paper cut??? Dearie, just how do you think the jizz would have wound up there? Perhaps a few HIV-infected hotties were screwing... Read more »

An Addition to my Last Post - Dr. Bob - Please Help me a bit with my Son. :(

Dr. Bob, Thank You for helping out. I have to post an additional question for my son because he going nuts until I make this post. But first, A question for me. I took your advice and got my son in therapy. Yes, he is OCD but how long is this going...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Gabriel,Back again so soon? Once again absolutely no HIV risk. I am going to suggest you address all subsequent HIV fears and concerns (and I'm sure there will be many, many more) directly to your son's psychiatrist. Your son has a psychiatric... Read more »

Skin cut and Semen

Firstly, I would thank you for your attention and say that I'm a big fan of your work in this site.The situation:Doctor, I'm in a magnetic relationship since 1 month. We are taking all measures to avoid sexual risk of infection. But, one day ago I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,1.PEP would not be warranted for such a minimal potential exposure. I don't even feel you need HIV testing for anything other than calming any residual fears you may have.2.Read through the chapter on magnetic couples in the archives of this... Read more »

Sweat and Cuts

I am a nursing student and recently came into contact with a patient that just found out that he was HIV positive. I was doing a general physical assessment and when I went to palpate his neck I didn't realize it was drenched in sweat- I was not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...It is possible for either sex partner to become infected with HIV during anal sex. HIV can be found in the blood, semen, pre-seminal fluid, or vaginal fluid of a person infected with the virus. In general, the person receiving the semen is at... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...away from your mouth. This gives you a thin barrier between your mouth and the vagina or anus. (NOTE: Some people use plastic food wrap instead of dental dams or cut-open condoms. Plastic food wrap may prevent the transmission of herpes... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...not. Possibly Infectious "Bodily Fluids" HIV might be transmitted from an infected person to another through: pre-seminal fluid (pre-cum) Pre-seminal fluid is a clear fluid that lubricates men's urethras. It is produced by a... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...oral sex. Blood can come from flossing your teeth, or from sores caused by gum disease, or by eating very hot or sharp, pointed food. To infect someone, the virus has to get past the body's defenses. These include skin and saliva. If your skin is... Read more »
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hickie and cuts?

Posted by yummychocolate, 1 Reply
...then touched a one day old open cut on my lower lip, and he rubbed his own penis(which might have been a bit moist from his semen, then he touched my genitals a few seconds later. I didn't see ANY visible fluid on his finger, but I'm concerned.... Read more »

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Posted by nightsunami, 7 Replies
anybody here infected by oral sex? i Read more »

What is a fresh cut and has any case been reported

Posted by biznoch, 2 Replies
...Hello from what i gather fingering is a low risk activity unless u had an open cut. my issue is what exactly would define a open cut? I had a paper cut that was thin but not fully healed and if u pulled at it Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone tht this has happened to ? or say sat on a needle and... Read more »