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  1. Adrian S Adrian S United States says:

    Perhaps he means oral consumption alone. I have heard that stomach acid kills the virus.

    • Paul Carter Block Paul Carter Block United Kingdom says:

      Being ill-advised is not "moronic", Justin. Adrian is correct in saying that a fragile virus like HIV cannot survive in the hostile environment of the stomach but there are plenty of places on the way down - lips, tomgue, gums, throat, oesophagus - where the virus can infect damaged or inflamed tissue. Be careful and choose your partners wisely, I say!

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