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Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
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No: This just doesn't happen. In the old days before effective treatment, family members never infected one another just by kissing. ...Read more
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
Yes: Many diseases can be transmitted by the oral cavity including the bacteria involved with gum disease and in the case of newborns the bacteria involved with tooth decay. Even those who are coughing near to you could be a risk of transmission. Your concern is valid. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Hiv does not live in saliva. But you can contract HIV through oral sex from blood, semen, and other sexual fluids. Hiv through oral sex is transmitted from blood, sexual fluids or open sores in the genital area of one partner into the bloodstream of the second partner through an open sore or abrasion in the mouth. Find out the status of your partner and practice safer sex. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are oral thrush, dry mouth and vaginal thrush common ARS symptoms for HIV? & what are the chances that I contracted HIV from RECEIVING cunnilingus?
Very Contagious! : The herpes virus, unlike HIV /aids, can be transmitted by sharing a toothbrush or lipstick. Never us a department store "tester" and don't be cheap buy your own toothbrush! i hope you agree that spending a few extra dollars is worth a lot of "piece of mind.". ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Potentially.: Thrush is an infection of the oral cavity caused by yeast (candida). Most individuals with a healthy immune system have good resistance to yeast infections, so kissing is usually safe. But there can be confounding factors. Steroids such as oral Prednisone or inhaled steroids for asthma; numerous antibiotics (oral or iv) can predispose to yeast infections. Clearly hiv/chemo patients are more prone. ...Read more
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?
Dry mouth: Many medications will cause dry mouth. Talk to your doctor about medications and see a dentist also. Dry. Mouth will cause cavities. Avoid sugary and acidic foods and drinks. Avoid mouthwash with alcohol with can maki it worse. Biotene products are specifically made to help dry mouth. Chewing xylitol or sugar free gum can stimulate saliva flow. Keep well hydrated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
There's some risk: What your partner does for a living is immaterial; the question is whether your partner has something catching. You can catch infectious mononucleosis and cytomegalovirus by kissing; you can probably meet herpes simplex and very likely gonorrhea. I'm skeptical about hepatitis b, and HIV isn't transmitted by kissing. Even if you paid for your experience, treasure it -- a kiss is priceless. ...Read more
Depends on cause: Aphthous stomatitis involving the common canker sore can occur in up to 15% of americans, and may involve some bacteria like staph epidermidis. However, similar-appearing aphthous ulcers can be seen with herpes, crohn's disease, and other systemic disorders, if you have multiple aphthous ulcers or frequently recurring ones please have the lesions checked out. ...Read more
French Kissing/oral: Deep french kissing and oral sex increases the risk of acquiring oral hpv infection.A case control sudy published in 2009 did find that college aged men with oral hpv infection s had more open mouth kissing;oral sex partners than men who did not have hpv infections.Even kissing and hpv was associated with those men who did not have oral sex, .Hpv vaccine can prevent these infections in future. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor 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
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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