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Too Scared To Get Tested After Swallowed Blood

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To swallow or not to swallow

I recently gave a blow job to a man I am seeing but I don't know his std status. He told me he got tested a while a go and was clean... When I was giving him head he came in my mouth and I immediately swallowed it. The day before I burn my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The HIV transmission/acquisition risk from unprotected oral sex is very low. If you had an open cut or burn inside the mouth, your risk would increase. The oral membranes, however, generally heal very quickly. Chances are that whatever damage you... Read more »

Swallowing Blood

I recently deep kissed with someone, she had an open wound in her gums and she bleed. i'm... Read more »

Swallowed Blood

Dr.Very Quick question. Yesterday I shook hands with some co-workers. As I walked across the... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Patients to Be Tested After Hospital HIV Scare

Officials at Bundaberg Hospital in southern Queensland are recommending blood tests for 274 people treated between Nov. 6 and 13 at the facility's dental clinic. Authorities discovered that one batch of dental instruments cleaned on Nov. 6 was not... 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Syringe-Scare Tests Come Back Positive; HIV, Hepatitis Found in Patients, But Not Linked to Problem Procedure

Health officials say there is no evidence that a small number of former patients who tested positive for hepatitis B, hepatitis C or HIV contracted the infections from syringes improperly reused by health workers at High Prairie Health Complex. The... 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 »
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Swallowing fear

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi, I had an ecounter with a guy a couple of weeks ago I performed oral on him and he ejaculated in my mouth, stupid i know. Anyway about a week later i started having a crampy stomach and diarrhea. Then at about 2 weeks past possible exposure I had... 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 »

Contact with blood and scared!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi everyone,

Something happened to me at work the other night that really scared me and I was hoping someone could help. I work in retail, and a guy (maybe 60 years old) and his wife came in the store to make a purchase. I rang them up, but I noticed... Read more »

Test - Scared

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I got the blood drawn yesterday. My unsafe incident of sex without a condom happend 8 weeks ago. At 6 weeks I got real sick with flu feeling, swollen lymph nodes, cough, sore muscles, etc..

I know 6 weeks is toward the end of when ARS can appear,... Read more »