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What Is The Risk Of Getting HIV From Breast Sucking

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HIV risk nipple sucking on lactating woman (BREAST MILK and HIV TRANSMISSION)

I am 30 years male and had a protected sex with female sex worker 5 months ago . I kissed her nipples also .I felt she was lactating. is breast sucking or nipple sucking on a lactating woman carries risk to HIV infection or any STD s. I got...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...amount of virus in the infected milk, quantity ingested, presence of cuts or sores on the oral mucous membranes, etc. Overall the risk of an adult contracting HIV from nipple noshing would be extremely low. However, when in doubt a simple rapid... Read more »

Breast sucking while lactating

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Systemic Candidiasis

...including diabetes, pregnancy, iron, folate, and vitamin B12 or zinc deficiency, and use of antihistamines can increase the risk of Candida infections. Things that may weaken the immune system -- from chemotherapy to stress and depression --... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Safer Injection Guidelines That Can Reduce Health Risks Including Getting Infected With HIV or Hep

...bleach is in contact with what's being cleaned for at least 2 minutes. This is different from the usual guidelines for killing HIV. The Hepatitis viruses are hardier than HIV, and therefore more difficult to destroy. It has not been proven that... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV and Its Transmission

...actually found in blood or other specimens, drying of HIV-infected human blood or other body fluids reduces the theoretical risk of environmental transmission to that which has been observed -- essentially zero. Incorrect interpretation of... Read more »
The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...don't have sex, many senior women aresexually active and some are injection-drug users. Older women can actually beat greater risk for HIV infection then younger women with the same behaviorsbecause they have thinner vaginal walls and other... Read more »
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Breast Sucking

Posted by ryan2, 3 Replies
...car window down ,a female came up to my window and asked if i wanted to do anything and i said No then i said let me see your breast ,she pulled one of them out and stuck it through my open window and said i could suck on it and i did ,suck it 4... Read more »

Sucking Breast !!!

Posted by SV8XF, 2 Replies
...hi every one 12 weeks ago i sucked girl breast ( i dont know HIV states ) for 20 second Then one of my friend told me that hiv can transmite through breast ... since that Read more »

Nipple sucking

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I am scared and embarrassed about this: I sucked on a woman's breast for a couple of minutes. No sign of breast milk. Any risk of HIV? Read more »

Nipple sucking breast milk

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...babies. I called my doc and he just got back to me and said he wouldnt' treat me with post exposure prophylaxis. How high's the risk guys? It was a tiny bit of fluid. Like a spray. Read more »