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Can Hepatitis Be Transmitted By Kissing

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Hepatitis B and french kissing

If I am a chrnonic carrier of Hepatitis B and engage in french kissing, is there a risk of transmitting the virus to my partner. Please advise.Thank you...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
No. Your partner should be vaccinated against hepatitis B and surface antibodies should be checked to determine her level of protection if you do eventually decide to have intercourse.... Read more »

hepatitis c and deep kissing with gum disease please help

i reacently deeply kissed (many times) a guy I just recently found out is Hepatitis C Positive. I... Read more »

To Kiss or Not to Kiss?

In reading through these questions, I am becoming dazed & confused. One person in August was... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Integrating Hepatitis B Prevention Into Sexually Transmitted Disease Services: U.S. Sexually Transmitted Disease Program and Clinic Trends -- 1997 and 2001

The authors set out to measure the progress since 1997 of implementing STD clinic-based recommendations for hepatitis B prevention. Repeating a 1997 survey, investigators in 2001 sent a survey to state, municipal, and territorial STD program... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Sexually Transmitted Diseases 101

Syphilis Chlamydia Cytomegalovirus Gonorrhea Hepatitis B Herpes (HSV) HPV Genital Warts Syphilis Syphilis is a highly treatable disease in which a single painless lesion (chancre) will develop over three to four weeks at the site of entry... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

Swiss HIV Cohort Study Reports Hepatitis C Transmitted During Sexual Contact

This article was reported by HealthCanal . HealthCanal reported on a Swiss study showing that hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is transmitted by sexual contact as well as in blood. Researchers at the University Hospital Zurich compared the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Growing Evidence Suggests Hepatitis C Can Be Transmitted Sexually

In a new study, New York City researchers suggest that new hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections found among 74 HIV-infected men who have sex with men were acquired sexually. In late 2005, Dr. Daniel Fierer, infectious-disease expert at Mount Sinai... Read more »
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hiv transmits through kissing

Posted by maruti, 2 Replies
this is vipin my age is 26,last week i kissed one girl its a open mouth kiss for 20secs,there was no blood in my mouth,no cuts,there is any chance to get hiv infection for me,plz help me i was scared Read more »

Sexually transmitted diseases. TB. Hepatitis.

Posted by dsaklad, 1 Reply
When getting tested it's a good idea to get tested for
  a. sexually transmitted diseases,
      pharyngeal throat... Read more »

HOW TRANSMITTED?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Q: can HIV be spread though saliva ? I know about the obvious( semen, vag fluids,blood ). Is it transmittal thru open-mouth kissing ?

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Can HIV be transmitted through Oral sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Can HIV be transmitted through Oral sex? Read more »