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Do People Get AIDS From Open Mouth Kissing

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Ambivalent information on risk via open mouth kissing

Hi Dr. Frascino,I hope you are well.I just want to note the numerous, ambivalent and highly confusing information available via the internet to the common populace, earnestly seeking out said information to assess their individual risks from...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Visitor,I always strive to make my responses as definitive and consistent as possible. Responding to your specific question, "is open mouth kissing a risk or not?" the answer is that kissing is not a risk for HIV transmission. You implied a... Read more »

kissing and aids

can i contact aids from kissing a person who is infected? Read more »

Am undetectable can kissing

I have AIDS and am undetectable, have no mouth lessions etc... I have excellent health, take meds. ... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...HIV-infected person is also infected with another STD, that person is three to five times more likely than other HIV-infected persons to transmit HIV through sexual contact. Not having (abstaining from) sexual intercourse is the most effective... Read more »
American Association for World Health

Fact Sheet: Myth Versus Reality

...only aim to prevent pregnancy. The surest way to prevent both pregnancy and an STD infection is through abstinence. One way people who are sexually active may prevent pregnancy and STD infection is to use a condom in combination with another... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV and Its Transmission

...previously published guidelines, should be taken in all settings -- including the home -- to prevent exposures to the blood of persons who are HIV infected, at risk for HIV infection, or whose infection and risk status are unknown. For example, ... Read more »
The Body

Telling Others You're HIV Positive: How'd You Do It?

...family. What would you advise others to do, when they're disclosing their status to their family or loved ones? It's really individualized, because I've met so many people in different types of situations. I've known of people with families... Read more »
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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 »

OPEN MOUTH KISSING NIGHTMARE?

Posted by AussieDude, 4 Replies
...Can u get HIV from open mouth Kissing..If I have done Open mouth kissing with a Girl for 5 mins regularly.. With Clothes on.. I mean JUST KISSING.. PLease Read more »

open mouth kiss

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...can this be a new risk? i thought kissing was safe, but a woman at CDC said my mouth is just like my vagina (how'd she know?) and that this risk is REAL. local testing Read more »

kissing someone after they performed oral

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Is there a risk if you open mouth kiss someone right after they performed oral on someone else?? My incident involved kissing right after the person was sucking Read more »