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HIV Risk French Kissing

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French Kissing Risk: Should I ask my Magic 8 ball?

Dr. Frascino,After surveying expert forums on the 'net, it appears experts are not in agreement over whether french kissing is a significant risk for HIV. Here are examples on what I've seen so far:thebody.com:You frequently tell people their HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Internet sites choose to publish on their websites. It does appear that both this site and Medline agree the HIV risk from French kissing is "essentially nonexistent." We differ only in the extenuating circumstance of blood being present.... Read more »

hiv risk from kissing

I tried to find an answer for this question in your forum but couldn't. What is the risk of... Read more »

I can't sleep!!!!!! Terrified about kissing weirdo! Donation sent!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Hey Dr. Bob, I have been reading this forum for the past few months and now I am ready to ask a... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...how effective this method really is in reducing transmission. It is best to use fresh needles each time. This eliminates any risk of infection. Many cities offer free needle exchange programs. Tattoos or body piercings should always be done by... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...cases of HIV transmission from performing oral sex on a person infected with HIV. While no one knows exactly what the degree of risk is, evidence suggests that the risk is less than that of unprotected anal or vaginal sex. If the person... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...past 2 or 3 months) are most likely to transmit HIV to others. This is when their viral load is the highest. In general, the risk of transmission is higher with higher viral loads. This fact sheet provides an overview of HIV prevention, and... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...sex (if you're providing the mouth; this is a much lower risk than the others) That's it. For any other type of activity -- kissing someone with HIV, sharing food or drinks with them, touching something an HIV-positive person touched -- there's... Read more »
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Kissing a Risk for HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hello, Last night I French kissed a sex worker, stripper actually, several times and now I am scared to death that I may carry HIV home to my wife and kids. Read more »

Kissing shaft and sitting Risk too?

Posted by happyheart, 2 Replies
...I French kissed a man, and I sat on his penis when I had no underwear nor anything else on], which was covered by his underwear, but I noticed Read more »

French Kissing and more

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Does French kissing (with gum inflammation but no bleeding)and vaginal penetration with the fingers(no cuts) pose a risk for HIV transmission? Read more »

French kissing and more?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does French kissing (with gum inflammation but no bleeding)and vaginal penetration with the fingers(no cuts) pose a risk for HIV transmission? Read more »