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AIDS Infection Risk Deep Kissing

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...links to the 50 U.S. state health departments . Can HIV be transmitted by kissing? It depends on the type of kissing. There is no risk from closed-mouth kissing. There are extremely rare cases of HIV being transmitted via deep "French" kissing but in each case, infected blood was exchanged due to bleeding gums or sores in the mouth. Because of this remote risk, it is recommended that individuals who are HIV-infected avoid deep,...
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Risk of infection having oral kiss with aperson of hapatitus c

I want to know is it highly risky to have oral kiss with a person having hapatitus c
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Not risky whatsoever. Read more »

HIV and HCV raises infection risk??

if i used condoms for both oral and vaginal sex and partner had both hep c and HIV are the odds of contracting both at same time higher than e.g. those of getting HIV alone?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...This is a good question although there aren't very good data on this topic. Some information suggests that HIV infected patients have higher levels of HCV virus in their blood. However, it is not clear that this translates into a higher Read more »

HIV from deep kissing?

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...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...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 Read more »

Deep kissing and sweat transmit HIV?

I have long deep kissing sessions with a friend who is HIV positive. I waswondering if the length of the kissing (sometimes 2-3 hours) and also licking his sweat could possiblytransmit HIV to me? .
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Theconcentrations of the HIV virus in both of these body fluids are so low, thatthey have never led to transmission. In regard to deep prolonged kissing,nobody has ever been infected this way. However, if the positive person wereto have blood... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS 2010: Study Finds Microbicide Containing HIV Drug Lowers Infection Risk in Women By 39%

... A microbicide gel containing Gilead's HIV drug tenofovir used by women before and after sex has been shown to reduce their risk of HIV infection by nearly 40%, according Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Male Circumcision Reduces Men's HIV Infection Risk by 65%, Data Re-Evaluation Says

... Routine male circumcision could reduce a man's risk of HIV infection through heterosexual sex by 65%, according to final data from two NIH -funded studies conducted in Kenya and Uganda Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Daily Oral Antiretroviral Reduces HIV Infection Risk in MSM by 44%, Study Finds

... A study that included nearly 2,500 HIV-negative men and transgender women who have sex with men has shown that a daily dose of Truvada, a pill containing the AIDS drugs Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis in the United States: Impact on Lifetime Infection Risk, Clinical Outcomes and Cost-Effectiveness

...to identify critical input parameters. In a cohort with a mean age of 34 years, the results showed PrEP reduced lifetime HIV infection risk from 44 percent to 25 percent and increased mean life expectancy from 39.9 to 40.7 years (21.7 to 22.2... Read more »
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HIV EXPOSURE FROM A GUY FINGERING AND DEEP KISSING

Posted by Katietaylor, 1 Reply
...being exposed. Two nights ago I met a man in a night club who I didnt know really well. One thing led to another and I let him deep kiss me a couple of times and finger me there was no oral or penetrative sex involved. 1.Can HIV be transmitted... Read more »

AIDS Timeline, Deep kissing in 1997

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I believe the last deep kissing incident was in 1997 http://www.aegis.com/topics/timeline/default.asp Read more »

Deep Kissing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I dont realy know how to explain, ive been deep kissing a girl in advanced hiv status, since that exposure that someone said theres now risk i have been with candidiasis, angular Read more »

DEEP KISS??

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I met a lovely guy and went out on a date. Things happen so quick that he kissed me. The kiss was so deep and nice that I prayed to GOD that he doesnt have any cuts or myself. I have not yet told him of my HIV status neither is he. Read more »