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Can Kissing Cause The Virus Hiv

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French kissing with gums that were bleeding may cause HIV?

I had a girlfriend who is sexually active but I wasnt aware until we broke up. She would always French kiss me. I had chapped lips all the time due to winter season. I didn't know if her mouth was bleeding or not. I would never taste blood. She...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou cannot get HIV from kissing. Rest assured that you are fine!Be well and stay safe, Shannon... 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 bleeding gums or not. But, since that day, I had a joint pain and muscle aches, and i got severe cough. Im very afraid of this. Please help me :"( ...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiKissing is NOT a risk for HIV transmission. HIV is not transmitted through saliva. The muscle aches and symptoms are due to other reasons and if they continue I would recommend that you follow up with your healthcare provider for evaluation. But... Read more »

got hiv from kissing

Dr. BobI am pretty sure that I got hiv from kissing a high risk girl. It turns out that I had a cut on my inner lip and deep kissed her for about an hour. # weeks later I came down with a very high fever , slight pink rash on my chest that went...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You are "pretty sure" you got HIV from kissing. I'm very sure you did not. If you feel you placed yourself at risk due to the cut on your inner lip and tonsil-hockey-marathon session with the high-risk hottie, then get tested at... Read more »

Deep Kissing and HIV Transmission

Hello,I just read this article which quotes Luc Montaigner:=============Deep kissing and HIV transmissionContrary to some studies, renowned French researcher and scientist, Prof. Luc Montaigner, who discovered that AIDS is caused by the Human...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Thanks for the update. I must have blinked too, because Luc Montaigner's announcement is news to me. I have not been able to find anymore specific information about his statement. I am so wary of the press when it comes to relaying... Read more »
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Kissing Concern...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I recently read an article, quoting an HIV researcher (Luc Montaigner, the researcher that originally identified HIV as the cause of AIDS), that stated HIV can be transmitted through kissing. I was tested in February, a year after my last sexual... Read more »

One more question about kissing

Posted by Imemyself, 1 Reply
Hi everybody

Roughly 60 hours ago I met an escort and we began by kissing a bit with open mouth - since then I have relived the night thousands of times and am sure that our tongues touched each other only 4 or 5 times and for like 5 seconds each... 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 »

other viruses that cause ARS symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Are there very many other viruses that cause ARS symptoms? I once read about a certain strain of herpes that doesn't cause any sores, or harm the immune system, but it does cause a brief illness after infection similar to ARS. Are there many other... Read more »