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Can People Catch Hiv Antibodies From Kissing Someone With Hiv

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Oral guided bone regeneration (GBR) membrane exposure and mouth-to-mouth contact (ie, kissing) with seropositive individual = ineffable panic

Dear Dr. Franscino:What kind of a name is Franscino? Just curious.... More importantly, thank you on behalf of all of us frightened readers/writers whom you take the time to help with your responses. My story goes like this: About three months ago I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,1. It's Frascino, not Franscino. I'm second generation Italian.2. Your HIV-acquisition risk is negligible.3. The odds are not stacked against you. You should expect a negative test result.4. No.5. A single HIV-antibody test at the three-month... Read more »

please answer me I need your help(kissing)

Ive already sent an email asking my question but ni answer please answer I promise I will donate... Read more »

Kissing After Slapped in the Face with a Hockey Stick (STRANGEST QUESTION EVER????)

Hi Dr. Bob,I think that I may, unfortunately, have one of the strangest questions ever. But first,... Read more »
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The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...take. Myths About HIV Tests The myth: "The 'AIDS test' can't be trusted." The reality : The 'AIDS test' measures HIV antibodies. If you are infected, your immune system will make antibodies against HIV. The HIV antibody test (called... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...sometimes called EIA) is often used as the first screening tool. It is inexpensive and very sensitive for detecting the presence of HIV antibodies. In most cases, a blood sample is tested, but other types of ELISAs that use saliva and urine ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...for HIV looks for these antibodies. If you have them in your blood, it means that you have HIV infection. People who have the HIV antibodies are called "HIV-Positive." Fact Sheet 102 has more information on HIV testing. Being HIV-positive, or... Read more »
Project Inform

Flu Season and Living With HIV

...You Prevent the Flu? How Do You Treat the Flu Virus? How Do You Treat Flu Symptoms? What About Flu Shots? Concerns For People Living With HIV Concerns For Pregnant Women, Children and People Over 50 Introduction Influenza, or... Read more »
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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 suliva with Read more »

My Fiance died when I was 2000 miles away

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...when she was five. I was very scared, so I had a good friend drive me down to St. Josephs hospital. I tested negative for HIV antibodies. the doctors said I couldnt have had it because antibodies wouldve had to show up between now and then if... Read more »

French kissing and more?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does French kissing (with gum inflammation but no bleeding)and vaginal penetration with the fingers(no cuts) pose a risk for HIV transmission? Read more »

Answers from Hotlines

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...question is a difficult one to answer. As you probably already know, the majority of people who become infected will develop enough HIV antibodies by four weeks; the small remainder can take up to 3 months. As this is enough time now to capture... Read more »