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HIV from deep kissing?
Feb 4, 2008

I recently kissed another man who is gay. I am married. We did a lot of deep kissing with tongue action, nothing more. I am worried to death that I might have been at risk for HIV infection. There was no blood, and I saw no sores, etc. in the guy's mouth. Is there any risk for HIV infection on end?

Response from Dr. Frascino

Hi,

As the old song goes, "You must remember this, a kiss is just a kiss . . . as time goes by . . . ."

Your worries are probably more related to guilt over playing tonsil hockey with another dude than to contracting HIV.

Dr. Bob



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