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Can U Get HIV From French Kissing

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Can you get HIV if you perform French Kiss with someone who is HIV+ with oral ulcer as well?

I recently kissed someone whom I just met and during that time I had one oral ulcer on my tongue and I believe he had an oral ulcer as well when we kissed. Im not sure about his HIV status but im just bothered that he might have HIV. Is it possible...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiOral sex carries the lowest risk of HIV transmission. Yes it does increase some if you both have an open ulcer that are bleeding or recently open, but it only increases some it still is a very small risk for HIV transmission to occur.Be well,... Read more »

HIV from deep French kissing

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Reports Examine HIV/AIDS Cases Related to Assault, Sexual Violence; HIV/AIDS News Service Available in French

"The Right to Survive: Sexual Violence, Women and HIV/AIDS ," Rights and Democracy : The report calls on the right to reparations of victims of sexual violence during armed conflict, including access to treatment for people who have contracted HIV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Small Percentage of Adults Who Receive Rapid HIV Treatment Following Infection Might Achieve "Functional Cure," French Researchers Say

"Rapid treatment after HIV infection may be enough to 'functionally cure' about a 10th of those diagnosed early, say researchers in France," who "have been analyzing 14 people who stopped therapy, but have since shown no signs of the virus... Read more »
San Francisco General Hospital

A Kiss Is Just a Kiss

If you were anywhere near a television set last summer, you inevitably heard about that case of HIV infection that appears to have resulted from kissing and kissing alone. And, admit it -- the news gave you at least a moment's pause. You couldn't... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

GeoVax Partners With French Firm

On Thursday, Atlanta-based GeoVax Labs Inc. announced a new partnering agreement under which a component of its candidate HIV vaccine will be manufactured by the French firm Vivalis. GeoVax has reported progress toward Phase II preventive clinical... Read more »
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French Kissing and more

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
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 »

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 »

Mixed Couple-French Kissing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi,
We are planning to have protected sex, but what are the realistic risks for the neg partner with open mouth(french kissing). Someone please help.
Thanks!


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Scared I got infected from french kissing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know if it is possible to get infected through french kissing. I was making out with this person and before anything else happened she told me that she had hiv. Also if I caught it from her would I have had some symptoms by now? It was 7... Read more »