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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
Hi. Thank you for your question.First of all, nobody has ever been infected through saliva or sweat. 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... Read more »

Scared about kissing and what is prolonged deep kissing?

Please help me. I am sexually inactive but go to strip clubs often. I do not have much... Read more »

Deep kissing can cause HIV?

I was 9 years old. I had a deep kissing with my cousins everyday. I forgot, at that time we had a... Read more »
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HIV EXPOSURE FROM A GUY FINGERING AND DEEP KISSING

Posted by Katietaylor, 1 Reply
Please can someone give me their honest opinion on whether this is a reason for me to be concerned and tested?

Im going out of my mind with worry and keep checking my body for HIV symptoms due what I believe my risky exposure.

Im a 34 year old woman... Read more »

Deep kissing, receving multiple oral and rimming, symptoms, risk?

Posted by TopGuy1, 1 Reply
About a month ago I had sex with a couple of guys on a vacation, in gay sauna. They gave me oral and we kissed (real deep french kissing), no anal. I had something like a zit on the penis and canker sore in the mouth. One guy rimmed me.

A week after... Read more »

please help me. deep kiss and cuts .

Posted by ind234567, 2 Replies
i am 26 yr old male from India. 48 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.... Read more »

HIV from deep kissing?

Posted by caman1313
I engaged in open mouth kissing with a girl at a bar that I didn't know very well. My gums bleed when I brush and I'm worried about potential infection. I kissed the girl maybe 5 times throughout the night. The next morning I woke up paranoid I... Read more »