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Swallowing And HIV

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1 year after swallowing hiv+

Dr. Bob, I must say I was lucky not to seroconvert after accidentally swallowing semen of my hiv+ partner (he disclosed after). I took the tests and now it would seem I'm out of danger.Thank you for helping me rationalize the real danger...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Italian Surgeon,Thanks for your thanks and the cyber-hug! Surgeon, eh? That could come in handy if I ever need a little nip and tuck.Stay well colleague!Ciao,Dr. Bob... Read more »

Swallowing HIV

Hey Ryan, I undersand the virus cn be transmitted through bodily secretions and mucous membranes,... Read more »

Concerned I swallowed from HIV+ undetectable guy.

I'm concerned for 2 reasons. 1. Because very low risk to me means there is still a risk. 2. I... Read more »
Articles
AIDS Survival Project

Search for a Cure: Don't Swallow: A Look at the Risks of Oral Sex

Beth Dillon of the Center for Disease Control's (CDC) most recent work focuses on determining the risk of oral sex transmission of HIV. But Beth was surprised this issue made front-page news. Her findings are far from the irresponsible headline... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Blog: PEPFAR Hasn't Achieved Country-Ownership Yet

"I can buy result-based accountable approach and engagement of all sectors and might even be sold on the idea of good governance. But I am sorry, I can't swallow the idea that PEPFAR exemplifies the principles of country-ownership," according to... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Martell Randolph

  About Martell Randolph Age: xx --> Home: Los Angeles, Calif. Diagnosed: 2000 If an HIV diagnosis is considered to be a "tough pill to swallow," then imagine that a diagnosis of HIV-2 would be like trying to swallow the whole... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Crossing the Line

In one of the most difficult decisions I've ever made, I started taking HIV medications recently. I crossed a line I said I'd never cross. I remember a conversation I had 13 years ago with a former roommate named Brian. We had both just turned 22... Read more »
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swallowing infected bload

Posted by lost, 3 Replies
i ve been experiencing difficulty in swallowing for 2 months now, i don't have a sore throat at all, i am not sick, i feel very healthy, i only have this problem i feel like someone is pushing on my neck.
i also have sollen tonsil for 3 months now,... Read more »

swallowing

Posted by sadface, 2 Replies
Oral sex..if I was to "swallow" does that put me at risk for Hiv??
Thanks all..
Sf Read more »

swallowed semen

Posted by micmax
I recently had a sexual experience that ended in swallowing a small amount of my partners semen (it was outside the body for approxmiately 10-15 seconds before I came in contact with it). My sexual partners HIV status is unknown to me.

He is very... Read more »

Depression is swallowing my being

Posted by Arawaki, 4 Replies
Hi everyone,

I'm not sure if I'm in the right post, but I've been positive for a 15 months now...not sure if that still qualifies as "recently diagnosed" but those months have been rocky, as I'm sure it has been for many of you. I'm seeking some... Read more »