Can I Catch Aids From Kissing With A Mouth Ulcer

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Fingering question and kissing question

Hi Dr Bob, the funniest doc around! We all love you, you know that.Here is my question: Last night I fingered a girl and one of my fingers had a thin strip of a layer of upper skin peeled off. It did not bleed or anything, neither it was redish. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...want to hear me sing it. However, I'd be happy to play a snazzy arrangement on the piano if that will suffice.Your "healing mouth ulcer" is most likely analogous to your healing reddish spot on your finger. In other words, essentially no HIV... Read more »

Deep kissing & mouth ulcers

2 weeks ago I meet this terrific guy and we kissed for a few minutes. The following week we went... Read more »

Mouth Ulcers

CD4 27 with VL 160k. Totally healthy other than mouth ulcers occurring regularly. Is there anything... Read more »
Articles
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Limited Course of Thalidomide Effective in Treating AIDS-Related Mouth Ulcers

... Thalidomide effectively heals severe mouth and throat ulcers in people with HIV infection, according to a study supported by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases 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 »
Treatment Action Group

"Kiss My Access": Community Envoy to Food and Drug Panel Urges Caution in Approving New Anti-HIV Therapueutics and in Providing Early Access

...The FDA recently convened hearings regarding its Accelerated Approval program and the future use of changes in plasma HIV-RNA as surrogate endpoints in AIDS clinical trials (September 6-7, 1995). TAG's Peter Staley, representing the National Task Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...sex (if you're providing the mouth; this is a much lower risk than the others) That's it. For any other type of activity -- kissing someone with HIV, sharing food or drinks with them, touching something an HIV-positive person touched -- there's... Read more »