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Contracting Hiv From French Kissing

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HIV from deep French kissing

I have a concern that has popped up on me like a thief in the night. About a year ago I strayed from my relationship with my wife. The other woman was an old friend and I let things get way out of hand. I had several meetings with the other...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
No, absolutely, no risk of HIV here. At all. Really. DW... Read more »

Deep French kissing

I Frenched kissed a guy and later that night I realized I had a small cut on my gum by my molar.... Read more »

QTND French Kissing

Dr.Bob,I donated 100.00 before and got your dvd and I promise to do so again. I looked up this in... Read more »
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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

IRIN/PlusNews Examines Ritual in Guinea-Bissau Believed to Prevent Spread of HIV

IRIN/ PlusNews recently examined a ritual, known as tarbessadu, performed by traditional healers in Guinea-Bissau that many people in the country believe can prevent a woman who has given birth from contracting HIV. According to IRIN/ PlusNews ,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Data Indicate Lower Number of HIV/AIDS Cases in Papua New Guinea, Rapid Spread of Epidemic in Rural Areas

Data recently collected in Papua New Guinea indicate that fewer people are living with HIV/AIDS than previously estimated but that the disease is spreading more rapidly in rural areas, Health Minister Peter Barter said on Thursday, the AAP/ Sydney... 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 »
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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 »

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, what are realistic risks for the neg partner with open mouth(french kissing). Someone please help.
Thanks!

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