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Can I Contract Hiv Through Tongue Kissing

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Ask the Experts

Is HIV contracted by tongue kissing

Can I give the virus to someone if I tongue kiss them?
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...There is a single well publicized case of oral to oral HIV transmission between two people of uncommonly poor dental hygiene. If you have decent teeth and gums and fancy that in a partner 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 »

kissing with bad gums

Hey Mr. Frascino. I am donating when I get back to the States for Thanksgiving and can more easily... Read more »
Articles
AIDS Foundation of Chicago

The Faith in Prevention Training Manual: Tools for Your HIV/AIDS Ministry

...persistent cough Night sweats or fever Fatigue Swollen lymph glands Diarrhea that lasts longer than a week White spots on the tongue or in the mouth (Thrush) Pneumonia Red, brown, purplish blotches on the skin Memory loss or depression 3 How... 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 »
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 »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...forums or this research review from HIV InSite . 3. Your mind is a powerful thing. Your mind can make it seem as if your tongue is covered in the white spots that sometimes indicate thrush , when in fact it's perfectly pink. Your mind can... Read more »
Connect With Others

Did I put myself in for HIV?

Posted by mybigmistake, 2 Replies
...think I might have one many things which I feel put me at risk for HIV with several different people at many different times. I kissed them on the lips(our tongues met too)and we did mutual masturbation with each other and they fingered me many... Read more »

Kissing a HIV- person

Posted by gordon, 9 Replies
...Unless I am mistaken if you kiss a person mouth to mouth and one of you is have HIV+ and the HIV+ person has a small cut in the gums or in the mouth area. The Read more »

Question about oral sex...

Posted by pozargie, 5 Replies
...embarrassed to ask.... I just wondering how risky can ORAL ANAL SEX..be... in others words for all of you to understand "a black kiss" Is it risky for the "giver" as well as for the "receiver"?? I read somewhere that it could be a risky... Read more »

will I be infected by kissing?

Posted by worrying, 1 Reply
...unknown to me. In our date, he kissed and licked my cheek, lips and part of gum. But we didn't have deep kissing, no direct tongues' contact either. The only thing I've been worrying about is: that guy told me he just took a tooth treatment 4... Read more »