Chills After Kissing Cold Sore Worried I Have HIV
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,1. The important concept here is that symptoms are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected. A negative HIV-antibody test outside the window period trumps "symptoms" each and every time.2. No. The vast... Read more »
Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesTransmission throuh kissing is not only not rare, as far as we know, it is nonexistent. The CDC has not documented any cases of transmission through kissing (in the past 20+ years of the epidemic, there was only one reported, yet inconclusive,... Read more »
Grady Health SystemWe still do not know what causes aphthous ulcerations or cold sores that appear on non-fixed or non-keratinized tissues such as the floor of the mouth, buccal mucosa (cheeks) or lateral border of the tongue. We do know that aphthous ulcerations are... Read more »
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Posted by bug, 2 RepliesHello,
I recently had sex with a prostitute and was so drunk(and stupid) i couldn't think of any possible dangers.
The prostitute had several cold sores on her body. We had unprotected oral sex (lasted less than a minute) and 2 times protected vaginal... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesReading the story of INFECTED truly brings a chill to me..I agree with the person who is looking for more information as to how this could have happened. This could and should be a learning experience.
I called the CDC last night and they... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 Repliescould a cold sore on the upper be lip at first be confused as a pimple? and would it indicate hpv if a cold sore, or does hpv show as clusters? Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI'm still waiting to test. One more week to go. I had a curiousity question for you guys. I carry the herpes virus that gives me cold sores. Although since the the time I could have potentially become infected, I haven;t had one occur. Usually when... Read more »
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