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Can You Contract AIDS From Deep Kissing

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AIDS Timeline, Deep kissing in 1997

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I believe the last deep kissing incident was in 1997


http://www.aegis.com/topics/timeline/default.asp
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Deep Kissing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I dont realy know how to explain, ive been deep kissing a girl in advanced hiv status, since that exposure that someone said theres now risk i have been with candidiasis, angular cheilitis, pains in the gums, all my life as ended, or almost ended, i... Read more »

Deep-kissing

Posted by Anonymous
Ok so I read alot and now feel the need to post.

I did Deep Kissing with a female. Now I am freaking out. I don't have symptoms or maybe I do... It's all in my head... Why am I so worried and consumed with thinking of AIDS? I need to hear that I... Read more »

Deep Kissing & Oral Sex Risk Comparison

Posted by supernervousguy, 1 Reply
I know this is probably an obnoxious question, but hopefully someone can help satisfy my curiosity. I am aware that deep/french/tongue kissing is next to zero risk for transmission. However, in many places online and on this forum, it is placed in... Read more »

DEEP KISS??

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I met a lovely guy and went out on a date. Things happen so quick that he kissed me. The kiss was so deep and nice that I prayed to GOD that he doesnt have any cuts or myself. I have not yet told him of my HIV status neither is he. I really I'm... Read more »
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Killed myself with a deep kiss

First, I went out one night and meet a girl at a bar in SF. We had a few drinks and made out "heavily" throughout the night. I'm worried that I might have contracted HIV from this encounter. At a few points during the kissing i...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou cannot get HIV through kissing. Deep or open-mouthed kissing is a very low risk activity in terms of HIV transmission. HIV is only present in saliva in very minute amounts, insufficient to cause infection with HIV. Yes having open areas and... Read more »

Deep kissing and now I have HIV

First, I went out one night and meet a girl at a bar in SF. We had a few drinks and made out heavily throughout the night. I'm worried that I might have contracted HIV from this encounter. At one point during the kissing I tasted blood and I...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
I do not think you acquired HIV from kissing a girl in SF. Get a test. I bet it will be negative.DW... Read more »

hep c and prolonged deep kissing

Is it possible to contract hep c from deep kissing -- open mouth, french kissing, where there is an exchange of saliva -- over several months? What conditions in both partners' mouths need to be present for transmition to take place?...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
No I would not be concerned.... Read more »

Newest Information on deep kissing

I'm HIV+ with an HIV- lover who is not comfortable with deep or open mouth kissing me. I miss it greatly but would never put him at undue risk. Unfortunately all the information I can find on HIV and kissing is a couple years old and I'm...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Here's the scoop: deep kissing is still a very low risk activity. I haven't seen any information, new or old, that convinces me that kissing isn't safe. The only documented case of possible transmission through kissing was reported... Read more »
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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 »
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