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spread of lesions and KS (kissing,touching)
Jan 10, 2000

Dear Dr:)

I understand that lesion and KS are caused by a condition. Sometimes I feel like kissing my boyfreind's lesions and KS ,so I can comfort him. He has not asked me to. I just really feel his pain. I do care for him. Will kissing his KS and lesions endanger my health? I am also HIV +

Thanx,

Response from Dr. Dezube

Kissing your boyfriend's KS skin lesions will not make you sick. The virus that is thought to cause KS is most likely transmitted sexually.


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