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Can I Catch Aids From Kissing With A Mouth Ulcer

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Deep kissing & mouth ulcers

2 weeks ago I meet this terrific guy and we kissed for a few minutes. The following week we went to dinner & he told me he was HIV+ & that he has been for since he was 19, he is now 36. I'm a 37 yr old HIV- male. After he told me...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
While nobody can tell you that it is IMPOSSIBLE to become infected this way, it is extremely unlikely. Kissing is not a recognized mode of transmission of HIV. Your anxiety and concerns are justified since this is all very new for you. And while... Read more »

Deep kissing and HIV transfer + mouth ulcers and lymph node pain

So, I was deep kissing and getting fingered by a man who I know has a history of needle use. Thanks... Read more »

ulcer in my mouth hiv possible

I have a small ulcer in my mouth and idk whether I should kiss my gf ... Idk her hiv status but I... Read more »
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A Kiss Is Just a Kiss

If you were anywhere near a television set last summer, you inevitably heard about that case of HIV infection that appears to have resulted from kissing and kissing alone. And, admit it -- the news gave you at least a moment's pause. You couldn't... Read more »
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HIV and the Mouth

Starting and Keeping Good Oral Health Disclosing Your HIV Status Oral Conditions of HIV Disease Abnormal Cell Growth Bacterial Infections Viral Infections Fungal Infections Concerns for HIV-Positive People Considering or Who Currently Have... Read more »
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Pickett Fences: Getting to Know You

"So," I say, "since you want to know more about me ... there is something very important I want to tell you." Pretty smooth, eh? You know what came next. And he was silent for a moment, as is the custom, and then he didn't say a word. He just... Read more »
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OPEN MOUTH KISSING NIGHTMARE?

Posted by AussieDude, 4 Replies
Can u get HIV from open mouth Kissing..If I have done Open mouth kissing with a Girl for 5 mins regularly..
With Clothes on.. I mean JUST KISSING..
PLease Tell Read more »

afraid to kiss

Posted by jessi_babe_xoxo, 2 Replies
I have known this guy for so long who has aids, and i like him and he likes me. but i am afraid to do anything with him, even kiss him. i know that kissing is one of the lowest risks to get aids, but i am so scared about getting it. i read that one... Read more »

Mouth Ulcers and Strip Clubs

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
the talk about mouth ulcers has me really worried. I wnt to a strip club about two weeks ago and ended up sucking on a woman's nipple for a few minutes. Was on a business trip. Shouldn't have gone out like that. It's been bothering me ever since.... Read more »

Mouth ulcers?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can mouth ulcers increase the risk of HIV transmition through oral sex? I have performed oral sex to another guy of unknown status whilst I have had an ulcer on the inside of my top lip. Read more »