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cut lips

hi! three days back my boyfriend french kissed me and there was tongue to tongue contact so after the kiss i realized he had a cut on the lower lip and i bleed while i was brushing that morning. please, can i know the possibility of getting infected...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiNot know his status and from what you described you are not infected. HIV transmission does not happen with kissing or other day to day activities. There has to be a direct exchange of body fluid that carries HIV, blood, semen, vaginal fluid and... Read more »

Oral sex with sex worker and a cut lip

Dear Dr. Frascino,I am going nutz thinking about whether I have contracted hiv. To be brief, here... Read more »

Oral with cut lip

Hi Dr Bob, firstly I'd like to just say you are truly a god send!!.. your time given to all... Read more »
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SCARED, VERY SCARED

Posted by Anonymous
Lately, I've been noticing that my lips are very dry and even blistering and cracking at the corners. I've always had dry lips and been a lip biter, teeth grinder/clencher and wear alot of lipstick. I was researching this on the internet and came... Read more »

HIV from oral sex when u have dry lips (Accutane)?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Im currently on Accutane (very strong acne medication) and ive been on it for about 4 months. Ever since I started using it my lips have been very dry and i sometimes even have herpes 1 breakouts on my lips because of accutane (thus my lips get... Read more »

lip sores unprotected oral hiv risk

Posted by smkl, 1 Reply
Hello

I am aware that risk from unprotected insertive fellatio is relatively lower.
But what is freaking me out is that post the episode- I discovered a single sore on the inside of her lips- it was not red or yellow, but just as the same texture and... Read more »

please help me. deep kiss and cuts .

Posted by ind234567, 2 Replies
i am 26 yr old male from India. 48 hours back i had protected sex with a girl whom i later 100% suspect of being HIV infected. during the sex, we had deep hard kissing for 5 minutes or so and it resulted in my lips getting minor cuts and scratches.... Read more »