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French Kiss And Hiv Transmission

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Can you get HIV if you perform French Kiss with someone who is HIV+ with oral ulcer as well?

I recently kissed someone whom I just met and during that time I had one oral ulcer on my tongue and I believe he had an oral ulcer as well when we kissed. Im not sure about his HIV status but im just bothered that he might have HIV. Is it possible...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiOral sex carries the lowest risk of HIV transmission. Yes it does increase some if you both have an open ulcer that are bleeding or recently open, but it only increases some it still is a very small risk for HIV transmission to occur.Be well,... Read more »

French Kissing and Nipple bitting HIV?

Hi shannon!i want to ask you and share something about this.I had a french kissing everyday with my... Read more »

French Kissing Risk: Should I ask my Magic 8 ball?

Dr. Frascino,After surveying expert forums on the 'net, it appears experts are not in... Read more »
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San Francisco General Hospital

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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Spread "Out of Control" Among French Gay Men

In France, HIV incidence decreased between 2003 and 2008 even as it remained high and stable among men who have sex with men (MSM), according to a new study. This suggests French officials need to revise and renew prevention strategies to ensure... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

French First Lady Calls on World to Make AIDS History

The world must come up with the "billions of dollars" needed to take advantage of the "historic opportunity" to "eradicate AIDS from the surface of the planet," Carla Bruni-Sarkozy wrote Saturday in the daily Liberation . An "international tax"... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

French Scientists Note Change in Rates of Some Cancers Unrelated to AIDS

The profoundly beneficial effects of modern anti-HIV combination therapy (commonly called ART or HAART) have helped to rescue the immune systems of many HIV-positive people. In Canada and other high-income countries where access to ART is generally... Read more »
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French Kissing and more

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does French kissing (with gum inflammation but no bleeding)and vaginal penetration with the fingers(no cuts) pose a risk for HIV transmission? Read more »

French kissing and more?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does French kissing (with gum inflammation but no bleeding)and vaginal penetration with the fingers(no cuts) pose a risk for HIV transmission? Read more »

Mixed couple-French kissing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi,
We are planning to have protected sex, what are realistic risks for the neg partner with open mouth(french kissing). Someone please help.
Thanks!

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Scared I got infected from french kissing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know if it is possible to get infected through french kissing. I was making out with this person and before anything else happened she told me that she had hiv. Also if I caught it from her would I have had some symptoms by now? It was 7... Read more »