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Touching Spit Should I Get Tested

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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
...You, Enjoy the Donation Cynthia (wink)Response from Dr. FrascinoHello again Winking Cynthia,Even though I don't recommend PCR testing for routine HIV screening, yes, I remain absolutely confident your test will again be "undetectable," because... 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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A Telling Tale of Trick or Treat: Remember to Spit, Don't Swallow!

...immediate deal breaker for impending nookie. And, let's face it, none of us enjoys rejection or being looked at as if one's touch was toxic. Also, there are plenty of cases where this sensitive private information has been leaked or shared by a... 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

...attorney] who is not familiar with Gallardo's case, "because that's a transmission of fluids, and this officer has to basically get tested for years and even if, God forbid, one of them comes back positive, then [the officer] has a lifetime of... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...(IFA) Window Period Interpretation of Test Results Accuracy of Antibody Tests Anonymous HIV Testing Confidential HIV Testing HIV Name-Based Reporting Partner Notification Orasure Test... Read more »
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It's a Virus, Not a Crime!

...terms of HIV prevention. On the other hand, it is clear these actions have negative effects, including disincentivizing HIV testing and knowing one's status; spreading misinformation about HIV-transmission risk (the Texas guy in jail for 35 years... 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 »

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 »

I need advice

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...me that he is from South Africa and most of the HIV cases are in South Africa. When I went home I looked at the bread and I touched his saliva , but still the bread was covered with the plastic paper. So I opened the plastic paper and I took the... Read more »

HIV

Posted by shadow1
...people who seem to have no clue about how this disease is spread, they seem to think that it is as easy as just having someone touch you, grind on you, jack you off, etc. There are very few ways that this disease is spread. HIV is spread: 1. by... Read more »