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Too Scared To Get Tested After Cut On Lip

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Oral with cut lip

Hi Dr Bob, firstly I'd like to just say you are truly a god send!!.. your time given to all the people like me out there that are going through this is second to none... I have been going through the questions in your forums over the past...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,In general the oral membranes in the mouth heal up remarkably quickly. Of course, I don't know how severely you bit your lip. Was it a small nip or a Hannibal Lecter bite? Either way, your overall HIV risk from your two-minute... Read more »

Oral sex with sex worker and a cut lip

Dear Dr. Frascino,I am going nutz thinking about whether I have contracted hiv. To be brief, here... Read more »

cut lips

hi! three days back my boyfriend french kissed me and there was tongue to tongue contact so after... Read more »
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SCARED, VERY SCARED

Posted by Anonymous
Lately, I've been noticing that my lips are very dry and even blistering and cracking at the corners. I've always had dry lips and been a lip biter, teeth grinder/clencher and wear alot of lipstick. I was researching this on the internet and came... 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 »

years of the secret scare

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I had a hiv scare in 2001 because I heard someone I messed with was positive but was then told they were not when I asked them.I was about 15 then and I've never gotten tested because of fear if that makes sense.I read about symptoms and around the... Read more »