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can you see thrush when rinsing/spitting?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is thrush visible in the water when one is pitting/rinsing? When ever I brush my teeth and rince I always note some white/yellowish stuff when I rince in the facet. I also have a white coating with red spots on the back of my tongue. Read more »

Oral Thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Is a white pasty coating on your tongue thrush? Any deffinite way to tell for sure? Read more »

oral sex, hepes. thrush?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am terrified. I know my risk is low, but I have been extremely anxious over this anyway. I have been having panic attacks frequently.
Just over 4 weeks ago, I gave oral sex to a guy that I've known since i was a teenager. He did not ejaculate, but... Read more »

Spit dangerous?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I feel this is a stupid question, but a healthcare worker at a local hiv clinic scared me. I have a friend who is hiv+ and recently he spit in my face (accidentily) and it got into my eyes. He's not on any meds. The healthcare worker said that I... Read more »

scared, confused, nightsweats, thrush-not tested

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I feel fine, thinking of testing, have present symtoms of night sweats-not heavy and some thrush- I'm so scared- Read more »
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swallow or spit (SPIT OR SWALLOW, 2009)

hi, is it safe to swallow the cum from a guy? some says its okay but I want to be assured...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,It's been a while since a "spit or swallow" question has popped up on the forum. It used to be much more common! I have nothing new to add to my previous comments. See below.Dr. BobSpit or Swallow....Can this really be true... Read more »

spit or swallow which is safer ? (SPIT OR SWALLOW, 2010)

what is safer to spit or to swallow ? is it safe to spit ? can you still get an std from if you spit cum out ?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,See below. The information you desire was already waiting for you in the archives!Dr. Bobswallow or spit (SPIT OR SWALLOW, 2009) Oct 28, 2009hi, is it safe to swallow the cum from a guy? some says its okay but I want to be assuredResponse from... Read more »

HIV indeterminate test spit in eye

This has already been asked but I need a answer about a HIV test. I work with this gay dude who is a slut and is pretty dirty. I was talking to him about 4 monthes ago and while he was talking he spit and some spit flew below and maybe in my eye....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You are absolutely correct: you are "very good at worrying about nothing!" I would not even recommend testing for such a nonexistent exposure. So at this point you have a negative test at 30 days and an indeterminate test at 100... Read more »

SPIT TEST

DEAR DOCTOR. I'M VERY TERRORFIED. I JUST TOOK HIV TEST I ORDERED ON INTERNET. I FOLLOWED ORDERS VERY CAREFUL. I SPAT ON PAPER AND RED DOT APPEARED LIKE THE BOOK SAID IT WOULD IF HIV BODIES ARE IN ME. I'M NOW INFECTED I JUST LEARNED BY THIS...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
First, I would have the test repeated by having a blood antibody test done before I believe the diagnosis. Although there is an oral HIV test called Orasure which is US FDA approved, I don't think that is the test you received. If a reputable... Read more »
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Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project

Spit and Other "Deadly Weapons"

In May of this year, a 42-year-old HIV positive man in Texas who spat at a police officer during an arrest received a cumulative sentence of 35 years by a Dallas court after a jury was convinced that the man had used his saliva as a "deadly weapon."... Read more »
HIV Prevention Justice Alliance

Arrests of HIV-Positive People Continue; CDC Must Act! Sign On!

Dear Bonnie, --> Do you know that HIV isn't spread by spitting, and that condoms are an effective HIV prevention tool? Of course you do. But this information seems to be outside the knowledge of many in the legal system across this country,... Read more »
Lambda Legal

When Will They Learn? Spit Does Not Transmit!

An HIV-positive man in Ohio spits to clear mace from his mouth during an arrest, is convicted of assault with a "deadly weapon," and is sentenced to a 3 to 15 year prison term. Another man with HIV allegedly spits during a heated traffic altercation... Read more »
Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project

Open Space to Respond to Sentencing of HIV-Positive Man for Spitting

On May 14 Willie Campbell, a person living with HIV, was convicted and sentenced to a 35 year prison term for "harrassment of a public servant" - and spitting on a police officer - in Dallas, Texas. Since the jury determined his saliva to be a... Read more »