|Is HIV transmitted through kissing?
Feb 23, 2002
I would like to know if HIV can be transmitted by kissing or if it manifests in sweat and oher hitherto unknown modes of transmission
Response from Dr. Remien
Kissing and sweating are not considered as risk factors for the transmission of HIV. Please read related questions and answers on the Safe Sex, Prevention and Transmission forum on the website of The Body.
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