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Do People Catch HIV From Deep Kissing

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Kissing an HIV+ Man

Hi I recently had a massage from an HIV+ masseur. During the massage he licked my anus a few times. After the massage he laid on the table with me and we kissed. It wasnt deep passionate kissing but there was most likely an exchange of saliva as...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...risk is essentially nonexistent and you are correct in your assumption that you may well have kissed another "virally enhanced" person and never realized it in the past!As for the few anus licks, there have been no documented cases of HIV... Read more »

kissing

Deep mouth kissing posses no risk however my arguement is this it is still a mucosal membrane. I... Read more »

Deep kissing and sweat transmit HIV?

I have long deep kissing sessions with a friend who is HIV positive. I waswondering if the length... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...the type of kissing. There is no risk from closed-mouth kissing. There are extremely rare cases of HIV being transmitted via deep "French" kissing but in each case, infected blood was exchanged due to bleeding gums or sores in the mouth. ... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...Transmission How HIV Is, and Is Not, Transmitted How HIV Spreads Many people still misunderstand how HIV is passed from one person to another. Knowing the basics helps you avoid getting the virus if you are HIV-negative, and avoid giving... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...HIV being transmitted by tears or saliva, but it is possible to be infected with HIV through oral sex or in rare cases through deep kissing, especially if you have open sores in your mouth or bleeding gums. For more information, see the following... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS)

...forms of drugs. Can KS Be Prevented? It is not clear how HHV-8 spreads. It might be spread through sexual activity and deep kissing. As with other opportunistic infections, a healthy immune system can control HHV-8 infection. The best way to... Read more »
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please help me. deep kiss and cuts .

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

Kissing a HIV- person

Posted by gordon, 9 Replies
...Unless I am mistaken if you kiss a person mouth to mouth and one of you is have HIV+ and the HIV+ person has a small cut in the gums or in the mouth area. The suliva with Read more »

HIV EXPOSURE FROM A GUY FINGERING AND DEEP KISSING

Posted by Katietaylor, 1 Reply
...what I believe my risky exposure. Im a 34 year old woman who lives in South Africa were HIV is not really discussed in great depth and status isnt really discolsed. The only thing we are ever told is that a condom must be used for vaginal or... Read more »

DEEP KISS??

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I met a lovely guy and went out on a date. Things happen so quick that he kissed me. The kiss was so deep and nice that I prayed to GOD that he doesnt have any cuts or myself. I have not yet told him of my HIV status neither is he. Read more »