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Tingling Lips After Kissing Cut On Lip Worried I Have HIV

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Kissing on neck with a tiny cut inside the bottom lip

Dear Doc,I am extremely worried about my case.Last friday I was in a local bar filled with Filipino who are believed to be bar girls or prostitutes (which I suspect are at high risk of HIV infected). I have a very tiny cut on the bottom lip which...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,This was a NO RISK situation. Unless you were gnawing at her neck causing blood to come spewing into your mouth there would be no risk. In health,Richard... Read more »

kissed on cheek with cut on lip

hi, Doctor my mother has hiv and i love her dearly but sadly i have concerns and questions about... Read more »

semen got on my lip "cut" from a not hiv+ guy

Two days ago a small peeling cam from my lip cuz of chapped lips. Just a little blood came out from... Read more »
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So what if some semen or blood got into my lips...

Posted by Anonymous
or hands...
Many people worry about what if they touch some semen or blood or that semen or blood got into my skin, my leg, my eye, my... and what about microscopic cuts I cant even be aware of...etc...etc.

So take a look at this information of how... Read more »

lip sores unprotected oral hiv risk

Posted by smkl, 1 Reply
Hello

I am aware that risk from unprotected insertive fellatio is relatively lower.
But what is freaking me out is that post the episode- I discovered a single sore on the inside of her lips- it was not red or yellow, but just as the same texture and... Read more »

please help me. deep kiss and cuts .

Posted by ind234567, 2 Replies
i am 26 yr old male from India. 48 hours back i had protected sex with a girl whom i later 100% suspect of being HIV infected. during the sex, we had deep hard kissing for 5 minutes or so and it resulted in my lips getting minor cuts and scratches.... Read more »

HIV from oral sex when u have dry lips (Accutane)?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Im currently on Accutane (very strong acne medication) and ive been on it for about 4 months. Ever since I started using it my lips have been very dry and i sometimes even have herpes 1 breakouts on my lips because of accutane (thus my lips get... Read more »