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Touching Spit How Long Does It Take To Test Positive For HIV

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HIV in spit?

I was at work today and a customer was very heated that I wouldn't allow him to use a credit card that belonged to his wife. We have rules that no one but the card holder can use a credit card... he was unhappy and even looking drunk (happy 4th of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...virus from this? Again, lots of stains on the lid the handles, plus I was inside the can and the bag touched EVERYWHERE inside, along with my injured hand- what if the stains are any kind of fluids including blood and I just touched it with my... Read more »

spitting on penis (SALIVA, 2009)

dear doc,i have read your site and you are doing a great job by helping out people in need and i... Read more »

Swallowing

I was reading some of the questions on this site concerning HIV and swallowing, I'm exclusive with... Read more »
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New Nebraska Bill Proposes Increased Penalties for Spitting on Cops if You're Living With HIV or Hepatitis; Media Fails in Its Reporting

...scientifically proven fact didn't stop Nebraska State Senator Mike Gloor. On Jan. 10, Gloor proposed a bill that would make spitting on a police officer a misdemeanor in his state, but for someone living with HIV or hep C, the punishment would... Read more »
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A Telling Tale of Trick or Treat: Remember to Spit, Don't Swallow!

...decide to do the dance with no pants is so wildly variable. There are those who believe disclosure isn't really necessary, as long as you stick to safer sex guidelines before sticking it in. They very reasonably argue that all sexually active... Read more »
Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project

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

...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 "deadly weapon,"... Read more »
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What Is the Craziest Myth You've Heard About HIV/AIDS?

...    Christopher Ervin, Aniz, Inc. , Atlanta, Ga. What's the craziest myth I ever heard about HIV? That's a long list that I could choose from. But one that is always of a concern is that men can't get HIV from women.    ... Read more »
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Breast Sucking

Posted by ryan2, 3 Replies
...did ,suck it 4 times and she pulled away,then i teasted somthing on my tonge .i said goodby and drove off drinking water and spitting it out 3 weeks later texts book symptoms major Flu(sour throat ,head ache,fever,chills sweating,ext) after... Read more »

19 and scared

Posted by Gressi, 1 Reply
...down and began to do her business, it lasted about 5 minutes and she finished by giving me a hand job. I did ask her if I could touch her privates and I did, no finger insertion. I took the condom off when I finished and she spat into it, No... Read more »

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 »

My friend is freaking out...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...guess she's a bit OCD. I'm hoping some of you good people will write in, maybe your info can help her relax. Sorry for the long post and thanks in advance. Read more »