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Blood In Semen After Deep Kissing Worried I Have HIV

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The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...other unexpected ways. To be safe, always avoid direct contact with blood and sexual fluids in any context. Don't worry too much about rare cases. For instance, there is one documented case of transmission from deep or "French" kissing -- in two people who had terrible dental problems. However, the odds of getting HIV from kissing, even when one person is HIV positive, are less than the odds of being struck by lightning. How HIV Is, and...
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Hi! I am an Actress working in movies.(Please dont mind..I cant reveal my details.)In work in commercial cinema in which I have to do quite a lot of DEEP KISSING SCENES in every movie. I have worked very hard to reach this stage and cant quit...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...not. OK, so you need to keep me guessing. I understand. Now, you have a new co-star in very movie and there is lots of deep kissing to the point you are worried about drawing blood? And then you are also wondering about getting semen in your... 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 »

HIV from deep kissing/dry humping?!

Hi Dr. Bob,I'm a bit confused, just because I called the CDC hotline and the ansewrs more confused me than anything else. Anyway, I engaged in lots of deep kissing and dry humping (both with our jeans on, but I wasn't wearing underwear under them,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...question??? YIKES! I can only assume another bumbling Dubya appointee must be manning the phone lines, if they are that incompetent. Kissing and dry humping are not considered to be a risk for HIV transmission. Period. HIV testing is not... Read more »

Dr. Bob, very worried. Saliva came in touch with open wound,

Dr. Bob, An escort was licking my face, later i realised that i had a cut on my face. She could be HIV positive, if she is HIV positive and since her saliva comes into contact with my blood, am i at risk of getting HIV?Let me know. Thanks. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...coworker, or friend through casual or everyday contact such as sharing eating utensils or bathroom facilities, or through hugging or kissing. (Most scientists agree that while HIV transmission through deep or prolonged "French" kissing may be... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Said to Differ in Blood, Semen

... HIV in seminal plasma differs from HIV in blood plasma, according to a study led by researchers with the University of North Carolina Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...someone who is HIV positive Hugs Dancing Sharing food or drinks Using a shower, bath, or bed used by an HIV-positive person Kissing (between people with no significant dental problems) Sharing exercise equipment Starting the... Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...risky because it does not include contact with blood or other infectious body fluids. Examples of casual contact include: social kissing, public venues (pools, theaters, bathrooms), sharing drinks or eating utensils, etc. Insect bites do not... Read more »
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Posted by Katietaylor, 1 Reply
...only thing we are ever told is that a condom must be used for vaginal or anal sex, but what about safe sex when it comes to kissing and fingering? I did something really stupid the other night and now Im living with the fear of being exposed.... Read more »

Should I get a test done or am I just paranoid?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...scared. Last summer, my friend introduced me to this guy, but other than that I hardly knew him. We started going out and we kissed a few times. I then broke up with him and haven't seen him since. However, I am afraid because I don't know... Read more »

So what if some semen or blood got into my lips...

Posted by Anonymous
...You won't get HIV from a kiss. Experts are not completely certain about HIV transmission through deep, prolonged, or "French" kissing. While scientists believe it is remotely possible, there has never been a known case of HIV transfusion through... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...getting my test done because of fear. I had sex with an HIV+, using a condom, but i had the symptoms and i'm now scared about deep kissing, because i had sores in my mouth. Please, some words of wisdom on the unlikelyhood of kissing and fingering... Read more »