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HIV and ways of transmission - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hi
User :   my query is regarding Hiv aids can i talk to an Aids specialist please?
Doctor :   Sure

User :   are u an aids specialist?
Doctor :   I am a General Practitioner here

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I can help you with my expertise
User :   ok
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If required, I shall recommend you to a specialist
User :   ok
User :   My problem is that i had intimacy with a guy of 25 years of age.....but he was a stranger and i do not know his history or previous partners....i my self am a guy......
Doctor :   Proceed with your query

Doctor :   Ok

User :   so i want to know assuming that he has aids will i contract/get infected with aids if a.)we deeply french kissed each other b.)deeply tounge kissed each other causing saliva to be exchanged c.) i deeply sucked his nipples.....but no blood or semen was ever involved in the whole intimacy period.
Doctor :   Ok

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I shall explain
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First of all you cannot assume him to be having HIV infection
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and even with that case, the most common mode of transmission
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is via penetrative sex, anal in your case
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if that has not happened
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then with other routes though there is a very rare possibility, there has not been a case reported till dat
User :   no it has not happened
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So you are in the safe zone
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and there is no need to worry
User :   doctor does male nipples have any fluid like the female nipples? because that is the only high risk thing i did.......i have heard that aids can never spread through salive is this true?
Doctor :   You should not worry about that
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even with womens milk, there has not been any cases reported
Doctor :   though it is always advised to avoid it

User :   sorry to be speculative but does that mean that i can assume that i am totally
User :   safe
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Nevertheless, I would suggest you to take a test
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and confirm it
User :   but i heard people saying that u must wait for 6 months?
Doctor :   Yes, but 6 weeks

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no need of 6 months
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a repeat after 6 months, but not required in your case
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just for the confirmation sake, I am suggesting
Doctor :   If you feel embarassed to take it

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then you can take it with a complete blood test, called as Aarogyam, where in it shall be included
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