|HIV \ AIDS
Jan 31, 2011
does kiss leads to HIV OR AIDS
| Response from Dr. McGowan
Thanks for your question.
Kissing would be a very low risk way of acquiring HIV, as long as it doesn't go further than that.
There have been rare cases of HIV transmission associated with kissing. This is usually when one or both partners have bad gum disease (gingivitis) or other sores in the mouth. Deep (French) kissing would be the most risky in this circumstance.
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