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BlackAfromutta
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Why is it that a person cannot get Hiv/aids from kissing because it is not transfereable through saliva but a baby can contract it from his/her mother through his/her saliva?
Can a girls get hiv/aids from giving a boy head without a condom?

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logic_grrl
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As far as I know, babies can't contract HIV through saliva either; when an infant is infected, it's usually transferred during pregnancy or birth, or through breastfeeding.

And yes, HIV can be transmitted through unprotected oral sex.

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BlackAfromutta
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Yes, that is what I mean in order for a aby to be breastfeed the milk must go into the babies mouth which contains saliva so how is it possible for a baby to contract the virus through breastfeeding if it is not transferable through saliva. Since a baby can contract the virus through breastfeeding if an adult sucks on a breastfeeding woman's nipple can the adult contract the virus too?
For the oral sex ? can it be contracted if their are not cuts or bruises inside the girls mouth and she swallows his cum.

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"Not transferable through saliva" means that saliva alone isn't enough to transmit HIV.

But saliva isn't a special barrier - it doesn't stop HIV being transmitted through the milk.

I'd assume the same risk would apply to an adult who consumed HIV-positive breast milk, although I don't know that it's ever been studied.

can it be contracted if their are not cuts or bruises inside the girls mouth and she swallows his cum.

Yes.

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So if saliva alone is not enough to transmit the saliva then how is it possible for someone to contract it through oral sex if they have no cuts or brusies inside the mouth? Do you know where how the Hiv virus actually enters the bloodstream from the mouth? Once the breastmilk or cum is swalled wont the stomach acid break the virus down.
Sorry for all the questions.

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