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Risk from deep french kissing with bleeding gums "HAD PROTECTED SEX WITH AN HIV+ WOMAN"

hello.i had protected sex with an hiv + woman just once but we used to kiss deeply yet i had bleeding gums,i dont know if she had bleeding gums too but am really concerned about my health because by the time i had sex with her she had a serious hiv...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for the question,Typically kissing (even deep french kissing) is not really considered a risk. This is because blood isn't just hanging out in both people's mouths nor is something like saliva going to transmit HIV. However, two... Read more »

Deep Kissing and HIV Transmission

Hello,I just read this article which quotes Luc Montaigner:=============Deep kissing and HIV... Read more »

Newest Information on deep kissing

I'm HIV+ with an HIV- lover who is not comfortable with deep or open mouth kissing me. I miss... Read more »
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San Francisco General Hospital

A Kiss Is Just a Kiss

If you were anywhere near a television set last summer, you inevitably heard about that case of HIV infection that appears to have resulted from kissing and kissing alone. And, admit it -- the news gave you at least a moment's pause. You couldn't... Read more »
Latino Commission on AIDS

Report Released on Latinos in Deep South With High Rates of AIDS and HIV Diagnoses

On World AIDS Day December 1, 2008 the Latino Commission on AIDS released Shaping the New Response: HIV/AIDS and Latinos in the Deep South Report, documenting the extraordinarily high rates of HIV and AIDS diagnoses among Latinos, the apparent... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Highly Stressed: Stressful and Traumatic Experiences Among Individuals With HIV/AIDS in the Deep South

Among persons living with HIV infection, a history of traumatic and/or stressful experiences is prevalent "and has been consistently associated with poorer health outcomes," the authors wrote. Yet little is known about incident stressful experiences... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Pickett Fences: It Ain't Rocket Science

Isn't it time we deep six that phrase? Can it be any more overused and annoying at this point? And while we're at it, let's deep six "deep six." But I am especially sick of hearing the "it ain't rocket science" refrain increasingly in reference to... Read more »
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Deep Kissing & Oral Sex Risk Comparison

Posted by supernervousguy, 1 Reply
I know this is probably an obnoxious question, but hopefully someone can help satisfy my curiosity. I am aware that deep/french/tongue kissing is next to zero risk for transmission. However, in many places online and on this forum, it is placed in... 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 cheilitis, pains in the gums, all my life as ended, or almost ended, i... 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. I really I'm... Read more »

DEEP KISSING RISK????????

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
This may be kind of a silly question and I apologise if it is. I am a married heterosexual male. I engaged in some deep french kissing for about a half an hour with a woman I really didn't know. I met her at a bar and probably let this happen as a... Read more »