Jul 1, 2008
I have made out with a gay man. OMG, and from the sounds his past from what I know about him he used to shoot drugs! I am scared to death of the light make out session I had with him. My lymph nodes hurt after two weeks and now I am very scared! I head things like hepatitis B and Syphilis are often passed through kissing too. YucK. Lesson learned! Do I have anything to worry about?
| Response from Dr. Frascino
Your STD/HIV risk from a "light make out session" and kissing a gay man is essentially nonexistent, no matter what his past may be! Sorry dearie, but apparently your "lesson learned" was the wrong lesson! STD/HIV-acquisition risk has much more to do with the type of risk behavior than with the sexual orientation of your sexual partner. For instance, unprotected heterosexual vaginal penetrative sex with someone straight as a lawn dart is far riskier than protected anal sex with someone gay enough to bottom Liberace, OK? So do you have anything to worry about? Well certainly not from a light make-out session with the gay guy.
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