|Kissing a prostitute. Am I going paranoid?
Aug 24, 2000
i have read the postings on kissing but I would like your personal opinion on my case. I became friendly with a Ugandan sex worker. We did NOT have sex but we did spend a number of hours (at least two evenings) just talking. We did end up with some deep kissing (but not at all prolonged and just for a few seconds each time). I did not notice any blood in her mouth or bleeding gums, on the other I believe that I did have a cut (maybe 1-2 days) in the back of my mouth caused by my wisdom teeth whilst I was eating something. I do not suffer from bleeding gums and I do not know her HIV status.
In your opinion should I go and test myself for HIV or am I suffering from severe guilt and paranoia?
Finally thanks for all the good advice given on this Forum.
| Response from Mr. Kull
There is nothing about your case that makes me change my previous stance on HIV transmission through kissing (doesn't happen). This is not a situation where I would suggest HIV testing. See my response to Newest information on deep kissing.
I do not know if you are guilty and/or paranoid. That's something that's hard to tell from my computer terminal. My guess is that you have a better sense than I do. Trust your instincts. You've probably answered your question yourself.
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