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Deep Kissing Should I Get Test For HIV

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Scared about kissing and what is prolonged deep kissing?

Please help me. I am sexually inactive but go to strip clubs often. I do not have much experience kissing and dont exactly know what deep kissing is. Recently I went to a strip club and the dancer kissed me sticking her tongue out....
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Saliva is not known to transmit HIV. If it did, we would be looking at a much different epidemic.Deep kissing doesn't have a strict definition. The term is used to differentiate between kissing that doesn't involve an exchange of fluids... Read more »

Deep kissing = Death Kissing?

Hello Dr bob.Greetings from South Korea,one of my friend told me about your site and i found it an... Read more »

HIV from deep kissing/dry humping?!

Hi Dr. Bob,I'm a bit confused, just because I called the CDC hotline and the ansewrs more... Read more »
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A virus called CMV (cytomegalovirus) is commonly found in adults. This virus generally does not cause serious disease except in cases when the immune system is greatly weakened, such as in cases of organ transplantation, cancer and AIDS. In the... 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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HIV EXPOSURE FROM A GUY FINGERING AND DEEP KISSING

Posted by Katietaylor, 1 Reply
Please can someone give me their honest opinion on whether this is a reason for me to be concerned and tested?

Im going out of my mind with worry and keep checking my body for HIV symptoms due what I believe my risky exposure.

Im a 34 year old woman... Read more »

HIV from deep kissing?

Posted by caman1313
I engaged in open mouth kissing with a girl at a bar that I didn't know very well. My gums bleed when I brush and I'm worried about potential infection. I kissed the girl maybe 5 times throughout the night. The next morning I woke up paranoid I... Read more »

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 »

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 »