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Sore In Mouth Should I Get Test For HIV

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HIV risk-unusual transmission?? (MOUTH TO MOUTH CHAMPAGNE, SAKE, AND SHOTS, 2010))

Two months ago I was at a party where a man grabbed me and transferred champagne from his mouth to mine-which I swallowed. he has quite a reputation and now I can't stop worrying about the HIV risk. I know risk from saliva is low but I've no idea if...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...I see absolutely no reason for concern. This activity would not be considered a risk for HIV transmission, and I do not feel HIV testing is warranted or necessary. Gosh, the free creme brule the chef at the restaurant sent to me earlier this... Read more »

Should I test, AGAIN!

Doc, I'm sure you get tired of reading this from scared folks like us but thanks for all you do. You truly are a blessing to us.I had a occupational expoisure (needle stick)and started PEP within hours. I did have and HIV test done at the time and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your repeatedly negative HIV tests out to nine months following PEP for an occupational "expoisure" are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No Read more »

Mouth-to-Anus contact during Recal Bleeding: HIV Risk?

I'm an HIV- gay man. I recently had sexual contact with a man who told me it was his "first" time with another man (but given it was anonymous in nature, who really knows?! He could have meant I was the first one that evening! Anyway, when I was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you do? You may need STD screening, particularly if you develop symptoms (diarrhea, fever, jaundice, etc.). You'll also need HIV testing three months or more following this episode.Analyzing the dried blood or spunk on a cum towel will not help... Read more »

DRIVE BY BLOWJOBS - PLEASE ANSWER!!!

Dear Doc,I am a 23 year old male.From January to March of 2007 I performed oral sex on 4 men in their cars, using condoms on the last three. During this time, I got a rash on my legs and abdomen (small, flat bumps that itched a lot) and I also had a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...consistent with HIV. The rash you describe does not match typical HIV rashes. I'm quite confident your three-month definitive rapid HIV test will be negative. For information purposes, you should peruse the archives of this forum. We have whole... Read more »
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Apthous Mouth sores (Canker Soars)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have been getting several Apthous mouth sores the last month. I got 2 in the last 4 weeks and I am going crazy!! I have a negative elisa at 5 months. I had protected Read more »

HIV positive oral sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi there, Basically I feel a little down right now cause a close friend of mine (ex gf) is being tested for HIV and I feel bad for her because she is so worried. She had unprotected sex with 2 long term partners no condoms. She is feeling sick... Read more »

MOUTH SORES

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Would like to know if anyone can tell me if its possible to have only 1 symptom of hiv such as sore gums with white spots for more than 3yrs with no other symptoms. or after that long would i be showing more than just this Read more »

I had a high risk encounter

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...ago. I became ill one-two months ago and never recovered. I am just getting more sick. It is the "flu" with extreme fatigue, mouth sores etc. I tested for hiv when I was sick and it was negative. It was 16 weeks after the encounter. I don't know... Read more »