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I have a small cut on my lip from flossing or something like that, could the saliva touching the cut transfer the virus?
Cut on lip: Saliva contains many things, good and bad. It contains 'antigens' = compound to fight against bad bacteria, viruses, sometimes even fungus in mouth. If you are worried about virus specifically, viruses can penetrate through the delicate mouth surfaces as well as jumping right into the blood stream from cuts. Indeed, the mouth works as a gateway for all good ; bad things that try to enter the body. ...Read more
Hiv need to attach to CD4 cell in order to form . what happen to the virus if HIV enter cut lips but cant attach to cd4, can the virus survive?
I am petty sure I am fighting a horrible virus or possibly influenza. For some reason my lower lip swelled up and is now huge, what might be the caus?
Possibly viral: Viral infection can do strange things including causing hives. However swelling is unusual although not impossible since hives and swelling are often based on similar mechanism just occurring at different sites. If this is caused by a viral infection, it should go away within a few days. Make sure your pills are not the cause. If problem breathing , rush to ER. ...Read more
Coldsore on the edge of upper lip.is suliva also carry virus? If i share snack bites is he infected?
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