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Can People Catch Hiv Antibodies From Tongue Kissing Someone With Hiv

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Kissing after Tongue Biopsy

Hi, Dr. Francisco! I want to thank you so much for the wisdom you share on this website. You are undoubtedly doing a great deal of good for the general public!My question is this: I made out with a guy (not for too long... a couple minutes) a...
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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 »

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 »

open mouth kiss

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...can this be a new risk? i thought kissing was safe, but a woman at CDC said my mouth is just like my vagina (how'd she know?) and that this risk is REAL. local testing Read more »

kiss

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...from what i can get about half of the websites, hotlines(cdc, and colorado hiv hotline, for example) believe french kissing is risky, and should consider testing. other sites and the GMHC hotline say no risk, kiss away...anyone want to add to my Read more »