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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
Can PRE ejaculate mixed with saliva that passes over a sore on lip pose a substantial risk of HIV transmission?
Drs.I have kissed my gf deeply on mouth.I hve hep b. What are the chances of transmission..Is she in high risk?
Not high, but possib: Hepatitis b (hbv) is 50 to 100 times easier to transmit sexually than hiv. Hbv has been found in vaginal secretions, saliva, and semen. The chance of transmission with deep kissing is unknown, as no infections have been definitively documented after exposure to infected saliva. If not done, i recommend your girlfriend get vaccinated to hbv, the risk will be reduced to almost zero, even with sex. ...Read more
How much risk involved of HIV transmission in insertive oral fellatio.Specially if partner have bad gums in mouth.I gave blowjob nd worry need advise?
Some risk but..: Hiv virus is very weak but if there are bad gums associated with an HIV infected person, and a open sore wherever that saliva lands, there have been cases where the disease is passed on. His bad gums..Should be more a deterrent from face to face closeness than anything. Plus bad gums has been associated with lots of other health issues. Go see a dentist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hi drs, i hve kissed my gf deeply (mouth).I hve hep b.Is there any chance of transmission .Im very much afraid.I hve tonsil stones too.
Heb Transmission: Hepatitis b can be transmitter by sweat and saliva in addition to sexual transmission. Tonsil stones, also known as tonsilliths are unrelated. It is a recurrent condition related to the shape of one's tonsils and the likelihood of a fragment of food being stuck in a groove of the tonsil tissue. Gargle after eating to reduce the risk and reduce bad breath. ...Read more
Got poked by mouth accidentally by dental explorer. Dentist just saw patient about 30 seconds earlier. Is there a chance of HIV transmission?
My daughter is a bridesmaid at a wedding where the bride's daughter has foot and mouth disease, can she catch this or what about transmission of this?
Contagious, but...: Most adults have already had hand/foot/mouth disease, so even if she is around a kid who has an active case, she is unlikely to become ill. If still worried, just avoid sharing cups and eating utensils with the child and don't kiss her. There has to be body fluid contact for transmission to occur. Just being in same rom with her won't transmit it! ...Read more
Would someone spitting on their finger and then fingering you for only 20 sec(unknown if cuts on finger or mouth) pose as an HIV transmission threat?
Is it good idea to get tested for herpes if i never had sore or blister on mouth or genital? If so should I for hsv1 or hsv2? Want to test because I just learnt about herpes transmission with no sores
Both : You might as well get tested for both to see if you carry either or both. ...Read more
Excess saliva: Excess saliva, usually with drooling, is not very common in young people, but becomes more common in older folks. It can be caused by discoordination in the pharynx (not swallowing saliva), medications that stimulate salivary glands, conditions that stimulate the GI tract (vomiting, severe heartburn, esophageal spasm), and in older people, weakness of the oral muscles & lips, which leads to leakag. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Saliva glands: Saliva is a complex fluid that is a lubricant, a buffering agent and anti bacterial, among its many functions. We all need lots of it. It is secreted by large glands in the cheeks and under the tongue, emptying into the mouth via large ducts, as well as by many tiny glands located throughout the mouth. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
The clear, viscous fluid secreted by the salivary and mucous glands in the mouth. Saliva contains water, mucin, organic salts, and the digestive enzyme ptyalin. It serves to moisten the oral cavity, to initiate the digestion of starches, and to aid in the chewing and swallowing of food. Approximately 1 to 1.5 l ...Read more
In medicine and biology, transmission is the passing of a communicable disease from an infected host individual or group to a conspecific individual or group, regardless of whether the other individual was previously infected. Sometimes transmission can specifically mean infection of ...Read more