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HIV from spit?

I was wondering if i could have HIV. I was talking to someone (HIV status unknown) and he spit on my lip, possibly in my mouth too i dont know. I wipped it off immediately, but could some microscopic amount have made it into my mouth and infected me? am I paranoid?

Chuc
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492652 tn?1252949008
Zero risk exposure.  HIV cannot be transmitted in the manner you describe.
Best wishes,
Em
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what if i had a cut in my mouth, which is possible, because my lips bleed when i brush my teeth sometimes.
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please answer i worry a lot
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NO. Saliva is not infectious.
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Dont they teach about HIV in school anymore? Geez.
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does that mean there no risk?
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sorry for spelling error
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you do mean im not at risk, right?
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im no hiv expert, but im positive you can't get hiv through saliva, you are fine
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what if there was somehow blood in his spit
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It does not matter. You had no risk. The blood would not survive in the few seconds the saliva was between his body and yours. Think about it. If HIV could be transmitted through saliva, sweat, urine, etc., everyone in the world would have it by now. HIV is difficult - I repeat, difficult - to contract.
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One last thing, what if i had been biting my lip and there was an open cut, or if i had been biting my cheek? Both are very possible. And why are you guys so sure your can't get HIV from blood in spit when you can get it from blood normally?
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417144 tn?1225962848
Hi there,

It's because HIV infection does not occurs in such mode.  : o )

You are at NO risk of HIV....
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