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I bought a sex doll from love shop and had sex without washing it. It was totally new. Is that transmit HIV. May someone use it before selling to me?

I bought a sex doll from love shop and had sex without washing it. It was totally new. Is that transmit HIV. May someone use it before selling to me?

No risk: It is exceedingly unlikely that it was used before it was sold, but you could ask the shop if you remain concerned. Even if it was, there is no realistic chance of HIV. Don't worry about it. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Hiv (Definition)

Hiv infection is caused by a retrovirus....This retrovirus binds to CD4 cells (for the most part). You may detect the virus by several different methods. An elisa test (enzyme linked immunosorbent assay). You may also detect it by doing a test referred to as a western blot (a gel protein electrophoresis). Thirdly by pcr (polymerase chain reaction) which ...Read more


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Does high virl load in precum can transmit HIV during performing oral sex on a man? No ejaculation! No mouth ulcer. Saliva kill HIV if vral load hgh?

Does high virl load in precum can transmit HIV during performing oral sex on a man? No ejaculation! No mouth ulcer. Saliva kill HIV if vral load hgh?

Oral Risk: It is not unheard of to get HIV from exposure to HIV infected semen orally. There is real risk here. If you are performing oral sex on an HIV positive male who is not on HIV medications you are putting yourself at risk of HIV infection. ...Read more

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Can using unused gloves that were sitting on table transmit hiv?

Can using unused gloves that were sitting on table transmit hiv?

Serious Questions: Unused gloves? You have to be smarter than this. How could an unused product transmit any infection? Hiv is hard to get. It is not caught by simple contact with an inanimate object. You have to have direct blood to blood or semen to blood access to catch this infection. The knowledge about how HIV is transmitted has stayed the same for 35 years now. ...Read more

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Can 2 lesbians transmit HIV to each other?

Can 2 lesbians transmit HIV to each other?

Theoretically: Could they? Yes. Do they? Hardly ever. For one thing, HIV infection is rare among lesbians. Those who do have it usually got it either from sex with men or from sharing needles, not from sex with women. Hypothetically, HIV could be spread through lesbian sex. For example, one partner could get infected through oral contact with menstrual blood or vaginal secretions from an infected partner. ...Read more

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Does exposure to infected blood always transmit hiv?

Does exposure to infected blood always transmit hiv?

Not Always: Exposure to most body fluids - especially blood & genital fluids - from a person with HIV has the potential to transmit the virus. If you have had an exposure discuss the details of that exposure with an expert - ideally within the first 24 hours. Steps can be taken in the first few days of an exposure to prevent lifelong infection with hiv. Locate a test/treatment site near you at www. Hivtest. Org. ...Read more

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Is is true that saliva with high load can transmit hiv?

HIV: Unlikely to transmit HIV through saliva because the enzymes destroy the virus. Oral transmission occurs through blood or semen reaching the tonsils, mucous membranes or lymph nodes behind the front of the mouth where saliva is located. Anything can happen, but this is very unlikely to be transmitted through saliva. ...Read more

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Why is it that urine can't transmit hiv? Is there a specific reason why?

Not in urine: Most infections stay only in certain tissues (example would be herpes) and are not transmitted through the urine. Hiv can be transmitted through breast milk however. It is uncommon for infections to be transmitted through urine perhaps because of its acidic property. ...Read more

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Can a trace amount of blood on a kitten claw transmit HIV after 5 minutes? Does HIV die with contact to the air for 4-5 minutes.

Can a trace amount of blood on a kitten claw transmit HIV after 5 minutes? Does HIV die with contact to the air for 4-5 minutes.

Whose blood?: If it was the cat's blood, there is no risk. If it was the blood of a HIV infected person the risk is still minimal unless the cats paw inoculated the infected blood into your skin. If you have doubts, you may get a HIV nucleic acid test in 3-4 months. ...Read more

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Can French kiss transmit HIV and when's the best time to get a reliable and accurate result? My last exposure (kiss) was last month 12 aug 2014

Can French kiss transmit HIV and when's the best time to get a reliable and accurate result? My last exposure (kiss) was last month 12 aug 2014

No: Saliva alone cannot transmit HIV. If the person had open sores in mouth or bleeding gums a small chance exists. Get tested in about 1 more months if the person had open sores otherwise not necessary.

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REP! Does swlw significant amt of precum can transmit HIV witht any open cut/inflm? Any dcumntd case of gttng HIV solely by sgnfcnt precum? No ejcultN

Semen and HIV: Yes, Semen to your internal body fluids and blood stream can infect you with HIV. Semen to your hand cannot infect you with HIV. What are you not understanding here? One virus is one virus. HIV in semen is HIV in semen. HIV can be transmitted with sexual contact. Ejaculation is not the risk. HIV infected semen is the risk. ...Read more

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Can you transmit hiv through spitting?

Can you transmit hiv through spitting?

No: Back before we had treatment for HIV infections, it simply wasn't transmitted in homes between family members except by sex or sharing needles. Even in correctional situations in which spitting is commonplace and a means of threatening / aggression against staff, it never happened. But please don't spit on people -- you won't make friends that way; you know that. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What bodily fluids do and do no transmit hiv?

What bodily fluids do and do no transmit hiv?

HIV is hard to get: Vaginal and penile secretions and blood are the most common fluids that transmit hiv. One has to be in direct contact with mucous membranes (those tissues that line the gut and vagina) or direct blood to blood exposure like that from sharing direct vein to vein drug needles.

Hiv is not caught through normal skin. It is not caught by touching or being around someone with hiv. ...Read more

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Also just out of curiosity as there is so much contradicting info on the net can using a used spoon transmit hiv?

Body fluids: Hiv is transmitted through body fluids, so theoretically, if an infected persons saliva and "body fluids" are on the spoon, then someone uses/shares the spoon, they could get infected. ...Read more

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Could a syringe transmit hiv?

Could a syringe transmit hiv?

Absolutely: People who share needles, syringes, cookers, cottons, water, etc have a risk of sharing HIV as well as hepatitis b and c. Do not share anything (works etc) and do not backload. This is the best way to avoid these viral infections apart from stopping injection drug use entirely. ...Read more

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Can mosquitoes transmit HIV to another person?

Can mosquitoes transmit HIV to another person?

Has not occurred.: Mosquitoes are not a vector for HIV. The virus is too fragile to remain alive in a mosquito. ...Read more

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Can a very small amount of blood transmit hiv?

Can a very small amount of blood transmit hiv?

Yes: Someone who is HIV positive can have millions of copies of the virus in every drop of his blood. If one thinks he has been exposed to blood from a person who is HIV positive, one should see a primary care doctor to be evaluated and tested for HIV virus. ...Read more

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Can you transmit HIV to your parter and not be infected?

Can you transmit HIV to your parter and not be infected?

No: You cannot transmit HIV if you are not infected. You can however transmit it if you are infected but do not have any symptoms. If in doubt both you and your partner (s) should be tested. ...Read more

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Can I transmit HIV after a week of exposure (i gave oral to an hiv+ woman). I started PEP immediately after the exposure.

Can I transmit HIV after a week of exposure (i gave oral to an hiv+ woman). I started PEP immediately after the exposure.

HIV transmission: In short, the answer to your question is yes, it is possible for your to transmit HIV after your exposure. But the probability of this depends on a few things: 1) are you infected with the virus 2) If you are, how high is the viral level in your blood 3) Do you use barrier contraception. Using post exposure prophylaxis lowers the chances of transmission, but there are no guarantees ...Read more

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I purchased a soda and received a dollar bill that looked like it had dried blood on it. Can dollar bills with dried blood transmit HIV?

Unlikely: It is very unlikely that you would get HIV from a stain on a dollar bill. See this site for information on transmission of HIV.
http://www. Cdc. Gov/hiv/basics/transmission. Html ...Read more

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Does cut on vulva can transmit hiv?

Does cut on vulva can transmit hiv?

HIV is hard to get: Hiv is transmitted through direct body fluids to another's body fluids. So, no, a cut, in and of itself, is not the route of transmission. Cuts usually are in a state of healing and not actively bleeding and are thus not contagious. ...Read more

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Who can tell me why urine doesn't transmit hiv. Is there any scientific proof to back up such a statement?

Who can tell me why urine doesn't transmit hiv. Is there any scientific proof to back up such a statement?

Studies back it up: In general, there are many studies that show that HIV does not transmit through certain body fluids such as saliva, urine, feces, sweat, tears, or vomitus. An exception would be if any of these secretions were tainted with blood. ...Read more

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Can a fresh blood on the glove that had been exposed for a minute or less transmit hiv to my newly prick finger. Med tech didn't change gloves?

Can a fresh blood on the glove that had been exposed for a minute or less transmit hiv to my newly prick finger. Med tech didn't change gloves?

OnlyIfHivPositive &: It is only possible if the blood is from a HIV Positive person and it has come in contact with open wound of your finger. Even then the chances are minimal if the wound was a prick finger with a needle ...Read more

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My blood taken for blood test widout wearing gloves, he used new injection, removed d cover&placed it on table before taking blood. Is transmit HIV to me?

Unlikely: Unless the table was recently contaminated with HIV infected blood (within hours) and the needle touches the table, there is no risk. Nonetheless, the hygienic practice can be improved. ...Read more

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During blooddrawn, nurse put reused cotton piece in the surface above the nurve where the syringe is inserted b4 removing the syringe, this transmit hiv?

HIV: Reusing medical equipment of any sort from patient to patient is inappropriate. If the cotton had fresh blood on it from an HIV+ patient it is conceivable, but not likely, that this could transmit the virus, but this would be close to impossible. ...Read more

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Does vaginal discharge transmit HIV?

HIV prevention: HIv is best transmitted by infected blood to a non-infected person. That said, genital tract secretions could transmit HIV. Remember HIV is a sexually transmitted disease. Barrier protection (condoms) are very valuable in prevention. Talking it out with your partner is a good idea too. ...Read more

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Can receiving blowjob with bleeding mouth transmit hiv?

Can receiving blowjob with bleeding mouth transmit hiv?

Yes: Oral sex in general is less risky than some other forms of sex like unprotected anal sex. However there is a risk of HIV transmission and bleeding gums or mouth sores does increase the risk. It is important to use condoms and get tested regularly for HIV if you have had any exposures - even ones you think are low risk. It is better to know your status. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Human Immunodeficiency Virus (Definition)

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids), [1][2] a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections ...Read more