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Swallowing Blood Scared I Have AIDS

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SWALLOWING CUM???!!

I'm really scared that I might have been exposed to HIV. I was working while a customer bought me a coffe drink and I think he might have cum in the drink. Can I be exposed to HIV if he has it and in that way? I mean, basically Iv'e heard...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You think someone "creamed" your coffee???? Hmmm . . . oh my, my, my. Believe it or not, I've answered questions like this before. See below and remember that just because the barista is a hot-blooded hunky Italian dude, it... Read more »

Swallowing blood/saliva

Is it possible to contract HIV by sawllowing blood and or saliva? When you have no sores or open... Read more »

freak accident swallowed blood - open mouth sores draining

I was camping with HIV + friend whose been pos for 9 yrs. We were being eaten alive by black flies... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Hemophilia Group Says U.K. Government May Not Compensate Families of Hemophiliacs Who Acquired Hepatitis C From Blood Supply

The British Hemophilia Society on Tuesday said it is afraid that the U.K. government will not compensate widows and dependents of hemophiliacs who were infected with hepatitis C through contaminated blood products, London's Guardian reports. ... Read more »
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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Peru's Blood Banks Under Scrutiny Following HIV Scare

On Thursday, Peru's Health Minister Carlos Vallejos said Peru's 240 blood banks would undergo more exhaustive evaluations than had been previously conducted. He noted that evaluations since the start of the year had led to the closing of 30 blood... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Japanese Red Cross to Revise Donor System After Tainted Blood Scare

The Japanese Red Cross Society told the health ministry Wednesday it would store blood plasma longer, a decision resulting from a ministry probe that revealed thousands of units of tainted blood had likely been used, a report said. The ministry... Read more »
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Scared because of blood on food

Posted by overthetop, 3 Replies
Is it possible to get hiv if you eat food that has wet hiv+ blood on it? Read more »

Blood transmission...scared

Posted by SBGuard, 1 Reply
I'm a 22 year old female and I work as a security guard. A little over two weeks ago, I responded to a fight out in a parking. Two males were fighting (they were hitting each other in the ribs, face, and abdomen-which resulted in a lot of blood-and... Read more »

Trying to be complete, scared on many levels. Hope I'm wrong and just crazy.

Posted by terrorized, 6 Replies
So here we go. This is quite the story, but maybe some here have been in similar positions.

I am 34 years old, seperated from my wife for 2 years, and just left a relationship with a 21 year old girl I met at college who I know now is a highly... Read more »

Scared

Posted by worrisomewaiter, 1 Reply
Yesterday, my HIV+ uncle came over for a visit. While he was here, my kitten scratched him and drew blood a few minutes later, the kitten scratched me and also drew blood. I am scared to death, I know the likelihood is slim, but the fright still... Read more »