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What Is The Risk Of Getting HIV From Cut On Lip

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Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Injection Drug Use

What Is the Risk? How Can Transmission Be Prevented? Injection Drugs & Hepatitis Needle Exchange Programs Drugs, Sex and HIV Transmission What Is the Risk? It is well documented that people who share syringes are at risk of being infected with HIV. Sharing syringes allows a direct exchange of blood from one person's body into the bloodstream of another and is one of the most efficient ways to spread blood-borne...
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Kissing on neck with a tiny cut inside the bottom lip

Dear Doc,I am extremely worried about my case.Last friday I was in a local bar filled with Filipino who are believed to be bar girls or prostitutes (which I suspect are at high risk of HIV infected). I have a very tiny cut on the bottom lip which...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,This was a NO RISK situation. Unless you were gnawing at her neck causing blood to come spewing into your mouth there would be no risk. In health,Richard... Read more »

HIV nose mucus enters clapped cut lips

A realative of mines is infected with HIV/AIDS. I gave this relative a kiss on the cheak, thinking that It was not possible to become infected. Unfortunately my relatives nose was dripping mucus due to the cold weather. Some of the mucus fom her...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex... 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 is my situation. That night I had a very chapped lips which I pealed this one little area that was most irritating and it bled for a bit until it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'll be brief, because I'm in complete agreement with the assessment of your physician.First the facts:1.Oral sex (cunnilingus) carries an extremely small risk for HIV transmission, even with the "pealed one little area" on... Read more »

kissed on cheek with cut on lip

hi, Doctor my mother has hiv and i love her dearly but sadly i have concerns and questions about things i can and cant do with her so we were having a heart to heart one day and we got emotional and at the end of the conversation she kissed me on...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question and your desire to learn more about how to be supportive to your mother,There is absolutely NO RISK from the situations you're describing. To be at risk, HIV positive body fluid needs to come out of someone's body... Read more »
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lip sores unprotected oral hiv risk

Posted by smkl, 1 Reply
Hello

I am aware that risk from unprotected insertive fellatio is relatively lower.
But what is freaking me out is that post the episode- I discovered a single sore on the inside of her lips- it was not red or yellow, but just as the same texture and... Read more »

HIV Risk - Blood in Eye & Glass Cut

Posted by pupiz, 2 Replies
Hi, all. Please let me know if I am at risk for HIV from these to encounters. I was in Canada on vacation a couple of weeks ago and we left at about in the morning and came back at about 3:00pm. When we left the maid was cleaning the suite beside... Read more »

HIV risk from a handshake with a tiny cut

Posted by mountainman1970, 1 Reply
hi there. first i must say I have terrible anxiety over this possible exposure. 10 days ago, i was at a barber shop with my father. he was getting his hair cut. the barber was gay. afterwards the barber came over to me and shook my hand. i didnt... Read more »

is chapped lips a sign of hiv infection

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I recently had a high risk encounter and a few weeks after got really cracked chapped lips.I happened to have other symptoms as well just curious cause I haven't heard much about it being a symptom. Read more »