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Can I Get Infected By Kissing A Person With Hiv
HIV is hard to get: Nope. Absolutely not.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Extremely rare: It is extremely rare for this to happen. You cannot get HIV from eating food contaminated by small amounts of HIV infected blood. HIV does not live long outside the body. Exposure of the food to cooking heat, air or the acid in the stomach will kill the virus. There have been rare cases reported of children contracting HIV from their caregivers who are HIV infected. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I kissed (french) one of my female friends yesterday. If she has hiv, is there any chance to get infected?
Can i get infected with HIV just by a kiss on the cheek? What are the odds? If i had a pimple on my cheek:
During sexual intercourse how a man can get infected if he don't kiss or uses his mouth (the girl has HIV) Only penis to vagina contact without condom?
Here are...: Sexual intercourse is the ideal set-up to contract STD especially like HIV because vaginal penetration is highly possible to microscopically break the natural barrier - skin - for body fluid exchange. So, beware the reality, practice safe sex with all possible available means at all cost, and don't let wishful thinking work on you. So, watch, see, and be tested as needed. Ask Doc timely. ...Read more
Kissing sumone while having cuts on your lips possibilty of HIV if the other person was infected persay?
HIV: This is incredibly improbable. If your lips were cut and bleeding and you kissed someone who was HIV+ and also bleeding it would be conceivable to acquire HIV in this manner, but still unlikely. This disease is not easy to get and almost all cases occur with sex, blood or tissue exchange (needle sharing). Take the time to read about this and use protected sex. ...Read more
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids),  a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections ...Read more
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