|just came out part II +extra donation
Jul 10, 2009
Thanks for your response, I'm glad that I can talk to you! I just had one last question and i promise to add an extra $20 for an even $60 donation!!! if two people are french kissing and one has HIV, in my incident... how much blood would need to be exchanged in order for HIV infection to occur?? Since I'm new to the gay community, I want to make sure i am being safe and not irrational. Would it be a small cut inside the cheek or on the lip (as i often bite the inside of my cheeks and peel my lips) or does it have to be oozing blood? i am sure most people have minor cuts in their mouth, or bite the skin inside the cheek...so would this not be efficient enough blood?
Donation via paypal on it's way plus lots of good luck flown your way!!
Sincerely, the newbie :D
| Response from Dr. Frascino
You're overanalyzing! There is no specific "quantity of blood" for HIV transmission. HIV transmission has many variables involving both the virus (viral strain, viral load, etc.) and the host (immune integrity, concurrent infections, severity of open wounds, etc.).
Kissing is not considered to be an HIV risk, OK? So smooch away and stop worrying! The small cut inside your cheek or on your lip is not a problem.
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