|Sunburn + Deep Kissing
Oct 30, 2002
Please advise if HIV viruses can be transmitted to a person by contact with his/her sunburnt skin?
In addition, what are the likelihood of transmission through passionate deep kissing if the HIV(-) party has a throat infection at the time of kissing? In fact during a throat infection, we can notice white blood cells present at the back of the throat.
Please help as I believe this will be very useful to others as well.
| Response from Mr. Kull
HIV cannot penetrate intact skin, sunburn or not. There is also no evidence that HIV is transmitted through kissing, sore throat or not. Saliva is not a fluid that is implicated in transmission.
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