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HIV and the Mouth

Other Oral Conditions of HIV Disease The two most common conditions that may not be caused by an infection include dry mouth and small round mouth sores, called aphthous ulcers . Dry Mouth Dry mouth, or xerostomia , is a common condition in HIV disease that may have a variety of causes. HIV disease itself may cause dry mouth because HIV-related salivary disease causes swollen salivary glands (glands in the mouth that produce saliva, or...
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Heavy symptoms/neg tests/needle stick

Hello Dr.Bob, please answer me this my friend. I was stuck with a hypadermic needle (left shin near the bone) almost 5 months ago. The person is a iv drug user/homeless/ect...The very next day the site was infected. Thats basically when i realised...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,What do I think is going on with you? Well, unfortunately I can't diagnose the cause of many symptoms over the Internet. I would suggest if you haven't already done so, see your general internist for any persistent or bothersome... Read more »

Extremely Scared MEDICAL STUDENT After Possible Needle Stick! (PEP AND THE NEED FOR HIV SPECIALIST, 2010)

Dear Dr. Bob...I'm really hoping you can provide some information for me specific to my case. I would love to donate to your cause, but as you could guess, I'm living loan check to loan check with barely any money in between. If I need to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Scared Med. Stud.,Relax Max! Take three big clean yoga breaths. Go ahead, we'll wait. There, now ratchet that anxiety level down and let's review things calmly and rationally, OK?Addressing your specific questions:1. You only felt a... Read more »

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...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. (See below.) As it turns out, you're not the first one to have a champagne cocktail without dirtying up a flute! Go ahead and smooch that hot boyfriend of yours. It's Valentine's Day... Read more »

Rapid finger stick 3.5 - 4.5 months post oral sex exposure

Hi Dr. ,Question for you. I was involved in a brief sexual relationship. This man and I had consistently protected vaginal sex with condoms. However, I also had oral sex with this man 3 times, one time of which he ejaculated in my mouth. After we...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi Jen:Celiac would not affect your HIV test results. In your case, the three month window would be considered conclusive. The six month window is only for certain situations, not the general public. For instance, when folks are simultaneous exposed... Read more »
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6 week test HIV negative after needle stick from HIV negative patient

Posted by Faith1970, 1 Reply
I pricked my finger after I inserted a 20 gauge IV. The needle did not retract all the way and it pricked my finger through my glove. The patient was tested that day and was negative for HIV, positive for Hep C. I was tested for HIV and Hep C 6... Read more »

HIV Thro' Mouth Ulcer ?!?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I went to the toilet to rinse my mouth after my meal. I squirted some "hand-soap" from the dispenser, rinsed my hand and filled my mouth with tap water. After spitting, I raised my head & found someone's blood (certainly not mine) mixed with... Read more »

My specialist's horror story - HIV Needle stick

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I went to see a specialist last night in Melbourne, to check up on the other health issues of mine - due to HIV anxiaty.

He is extremely known doctor, and excelletn specialist and operator, not HIV specialist though.

Anyway, I told him from the... Read more »

Will oralquick stick infect me again ?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I went to SF Aids Foundation for Oralquick test for test after suffering tremondous amounts of those HIV infection symptoms. It comes with negative result though. Two questions
1. a day after that test, I saw a month ulcer and it is bleeding. I... Read more »