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Can HIV Be Transmitted Through Deep Kissing

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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
...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 in their mouth, then... 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... 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... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...sex with women at risk for HIV? Can I get HIV from getting a tattoo or through body piercing? Can HIV be transmitted by kissing? Can HIV be transmitted by human bite? Can HIV be transmitted by being scratched? Can HIV be... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...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... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...being transmitted by tears or saliva, but it is possible to be infected with HIV through oral sex or in rare cases through deep kissing, especially if you have open sores in your mouth or bleeding gums. For more information, see the following... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Little Kiss Was Big Help in Spreading Word on AIDS

...Pentecostal church and standing up to her 51-year-old husband when she wanted to go public with her condition. Then the president kissed her on the cheek. That image went around the world, drawing more attention to the princess and giving her... Read more »
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HIV EXPOSURE FROM A GUY FINGERING AND DEEP KISSING

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 »

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 »

kissing question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...ive read that alcohol kills the hiv virus. so i was wondering, if 2 people are french kissing and drinking beer at the same time. lets say one person has bleeding gums, will the beer kill the virus??? just wondering.... Read more »

please help me. deep kiss and cuts .

Posted by ind234567, 2 Replies
...hours back i had protected sex with a girl whom i later 100% suspect of being HIV infected. during the sex, we had deep hard kissing for 5 minutes or so and it resulted in my lips getting minor cuts and scratches. now i believe the girl did it... Read more »