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Can nipple biting be a source of HIV transmission?

Can nipple biting be a source of HIV transmission?

Unlikely: Transmission of HIV through saliva is highly unlikely, since the enzymes kill the virus. If the person doing the biting draws blood and they are bleeding and have HIV disease, this is conceivable, but very improbable. ...Read more

Nipple Biting (Definition)

Nipple biting occurs when the baby bites the nipple during breastfeeding. This is how it is explained by the La Leche League - "Sometimes babies bite before their first teeth come in, but usually it's after the front teeth are in and the others are working their way down those hot, sore gums. . This is because your baby needs to stop sucking in order to bite. When latched on ...Read more


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Can there be HIV transmission through nipple biting?

Can there be HIV transmission through nipple biting?

Only if...: Only if there is breast milk from a female, or if the biting is so hard that the skin is broken and bleeding occurs. If you are biting that hard, it's too hard. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Nipple biting?

What is the definition or description of: Nipple biting?

Nipple biting: Nipple biting occurs when the baby bites the nipple during breastfeeding. This is how it is explained by the La Leche League - "Sometimes babies bite before their first teeth come in, but usually it's after the front teeth are in and the others are working their way down those hot, sore gums. . This is because your baby needs to stop sucking in order to bite. When latched on properly & nursing > ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a cold sore created from lip biting or trauma?

What is the best treatment for a cold sore created from lip biting or trauma?

Bacitracin: If it is just a traumatic wound then the best treatment is keep it clean and well coated with Bacitracin ointment. If it is actually a "cold sore" then you probably need an anti-viral medication as well. ...Read more

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What can I do if my bf broke skin when biting my nipple, what do I do?

What can I do if my bf broke skin when biting my nipple, what do I do?

Get a new boyfriend: But seriously, clean the wound with hydrogen peroxide and apply antibiotic ointment or aquaphor and a bandage to the wound daily. ...Read more

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Can you gets aids from biting someone's nipple who has it?

Can you gets aids from biting someone's nipple who has it?

Blood transfer: If you spit blood when you brush or floss you may have wounds in your gums that could make you susceptible that way if the bite resulted in that person bleeding. HIV requires blood exposure/transfer which is not limited to intercourse. ...Read more

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My boyfriend broke the skin while sucking/biting my nipples, the skin is cracked and very sore and painful, what should I do?

My boyfriend broke the skin while sucking/biting my nipples, the skin is cracked and very sore and painful, what should I do?

Keep clean.: Treat like any other cut, and clean with dilute soap and water and apply a light coat of bacitracin and a bandaid twice a day. Use an unscented soap. Take tylenol (acetaminophen) for the pain, ibuprofen if it's been more than 72 hours since it happened, too, if needed. Is your tetanus up to date? If not get a booster within 2 hours. If the pain gets worse, or if you have redness, pus, fever, get checked now! ...Read more

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I have an old round dark scar from infant biting during nursing on my nipple, is over a year old noticed tonight it is larger, should i be worried?

I have an old round dark scar from infant biting during nursing on my nipple, is over a year old noticed tonight it is larger, should i be worried?

No: The scar may be "maturing" or demonstrating an increase in the amount of fibrous tissue. If the area continues to become larger or painful see a healthcare professional. ...Read more

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I injured my tongue by biting and eating too hot food. I have few red marks, one deep. What good for treatment and protection of infection. Thank.

I injured my tongue by biting and eating too hot food.  I have few red marks, one deep.  What good for treatment and protection of infection.  Thank.

If this is more than: If this is more than a minor cut, see a dentist or oral surgeon, especially the "one deep" cut you mentioned. Other minor bite-related cuts will be quickly healing if the areas do not get infected. Avoid spices ; alcohol that irritate open wounds. Make sure to keep the inside the mouth clean by rinsing with antiseptic mouth rinse. Make sure your hands ; food are clean also. Drink lots of water. ...Read more

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I am on my cycle and my partner was sucking/biting my nipple and a very little white discharge came out. Why? It looked like a small pimple were popped. On another occasion he was doing the same thing and clear discharge came out

This : This may be galactorrhea. Galactorrhea occurs when there are milk secretions from both nipples and it is not because of breast-feeding. The milk can flow spontaneously or with sucking or pinching of the nipple. There may be a tiny amount of fluid or a greater amount. This is abnormal if it occurs in a male but can be physiologic in a female. There are many medications that can cause galactorrhea. If it is only from one side, would recommend that this be evaluated. ...Read more

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I had root canal treatment, is it normal that the teeth next to the treated tooth feel tender to biting?

Yes this can: Be noted. One possible reson is that the bite load on the treated tooth was changed or even removed as a part of the root canal procedure. This places a little more load/chewing stress on the adjacent teeth. Also, inflammation from the "sick" tooth can have an influence on the neighbors. Explain this issue w your treating dentist. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for sore nipples?

What is the best treatment for sore nipples?

Sore nipples: If the sore nipples are not because you are nursing your baby. Please seek consultation from a physician who specializes in the treatment of breasts. In rare cases there could be an infection, or very rare a type of breast cancer. Please don't worry, i'm just giving answers if you are not actively breast feeding. If the other notable physicians remedies don't seem to help. Please reconsult. ...Read more

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Please what is the best treatment for black spots on the face and chest? Also, what is the best thing to do to improve hair growth? And prevent break

Comedones: These are most likely comedies and may be related to sebaceous activity which may be improved with retinoids or a skin care regimen with gentle exfoliation and a non-comedogenic moisturizer. ...Read more

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Daughter Demi received knock to chest playing netball a week ago and has large painful lump (Physio says is hematoma). What is the best treatment?

Daughter Demi received knock to chest playing netball a week ago and has large painful lump (Physio says is hematoma). What is the best treatment?

Rest, Ice, Elevate: Treatment of minor skin hematomas includes rest, ice, compression, and elevation. Heat application can also be helpful. Over time hematoma will gradually be reabsorbed and resolve. Just give it time. If lesion grows or becomes more painful with time see doctor for further work up and evaluation. Caution if you have pre-existing bleeding disorder. ...Read more

Nipple (Definition)

A nipple also known mammary papilla or teat is a small projection of skin containing the outlets for 15–20 lactiferous ducts. Its at the apex or top or breast ...Read more