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Hypothetical deep kissing question

Happy Festivus Dr. Bob!Suppose you were not taking ARVs for treatment (or stopped taking them for a long time, where any benefits once accrued are long gone). Would you still feel comfortable passionately kissing Dr. Steve? Do you believe the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Kissing, unless there are extreme extenuating circumstances, is not considered a risk for HIV transmission for magnetic couples, whether Read more »

Kissing HIV positive female and blood-PEP?

OK doc, I know you've answered questions similar to this one before, but I somehow feel mine is... Read more »

HIV from deep kissing?

I recently kissed another man who is gay. I am married. We did a lot of deep kissing with tongue... Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...context. Don't worry too much about rare cases. For instance, there is one documented case of transmission from deep or "French" kissing -- in two people who had terrible dental problems. However, the odds of getting HIV from kissing, even when... Read more »
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High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part Two

...predisposed to anxiety, individuals facing physical challenges, such as chronic illness like HIV/AIDS or cancer, experience excessive worry and fear at a higher rate than the general population. The challenges associated with a virus that wants... Read more »
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High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part One

...Mar 22, 2006 or on license plates ... hiv 2 research Jun 13, 2006 There are many terms for this type of irrational worrying -- AIDS phobia, AIDS panic, AIDS hysteria, AIDS anxiety, etc. The condition is comprised of three major... Read more »
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AIDS: A Love Story

...end up telling them is, it was either semen or blood that entered my system through some form of sex. " Can you get it from kissing someone? " Yes, I still get that question, and I tell them it takes about two buckets of saliva to infect... Read more »
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HIV EXPOSURE FROM A GUY FINGERING AND DEEP KISSING

Posted by Katietaylor, 1 Reply
...only thing we are ever told is that a condom must be used for vaginal or anal sex, but what about safe sex when it comes to kissing and fingering? I did something really stupid the other night and now Im living with the fear of being exposed.... Read more »

please help me. deep kiss and cuts .

Posted by ind234567, 2 Replies
...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. now i believe the girl did it... Read more »

kissing

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I recently had an open mouth kiss for about ten seconds with a female of unknown status. This happened at a big party and I don't know if she could have been involved Read more »

A Fatal Kiss?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Last week I visited a strip club and spent some time talking with a dancer at the bar. At the conclusion of our time, she kissed me on the lip .... actually lightly bit my bottom lip. No skin broken. But she left some saliva on my lip and I... Read more »