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What Is The Risk Of Swallowing

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Risk from swallowing a pill dropped on dirty floor?

Dr. Frascino: What is the risk of any type of viral infection (HIV/Hepatitis) or other bacterial infection from swallowing a pill after it was dropped on a public bathroom floor that may have deposits of blood, urine, water, etc.? Thank you in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,The risk would be so remote as to be essentially nonexistent.Dr. Bob Read more »

Swallowed cum. am I at risk??

I had a night with 2 guys. started with condoms but ended doing full penetration with both of them... Read more »

Swallowing-Increased Risk of Transmission?

Hello Dr Bob,Thank you so much for this wonderful site. I have gained some valuable knowledge from... Read more »
Articles
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 Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...activity, people have reportedlybecome infected with HIV in this way. A number of studies have tried todetermine the exact level of risk of oral sex, but it can be difficult to getaccurate information from study participants. Since oral sex is... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Videx EC

...including neuropathy. The combined use of Videx and Retrovir (zidovudine, AZT), Zerit (stavudine, d4T), or hydroxyurea may increase risk of peripheral neuropathy. Either Videx or Videx EC taken with Zerit increases the risk of facial wasting, or... Read more »
The Body

A Telling Tale of Trick or Treat: Remember to Spit, Don't Swallow!

...gaggle of horned-up hotties in a jacuzzi. Hopefully those participating in these casual sex-a-thons realize the increased level of risk and take appropriate precautions against STDs, including HIV. Disclosure becomes more of an issue when an... Read more »
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Posted by worried17, 1 Reply
...my mouth with warm water. if there was blood, there would have been either a few drops or an inch long streak. is there any risk if i swallowed? or is it all hypochondria? Read more »

swallowing

Posted by sadface, 2 Replies
...Oral sex..if I was to "swallow" does that put me at risk for Hiv?? Thanks all.. Sf Read more »

Swallowing Cum

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...High risk or low risk? I am gay and have a lover who is married and we have been having an affair for a little over 2 years and he uses Read more »

Oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...boyfriend and we have been together for 3 years 1 week ago I sallowed his pre cum while we were having oral sex, what are the risk of swallowing seman when their are not cuts of soars in the mouth? Thanks Read more »