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French Kissing A Partner With HIV

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Risk from deep french kissing with bleeding gums "HAD PROTECTED SEX WITH AN HIV+ WOMAN"

hello.i had protected sex with an hiv + woman just once but we used to kiss deeply yet i had bleeding gums,i dont know if she had bleeding gums too but am really concerned about my health because by the time i had sex with her she had a serious hiv...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for the question,Typically kissing (even deep french kissing) is not really considered a risk. This is because blood isn't just hanging out in both people's mouths nor is something like saliva going to transmit HIV. However, two... Read more »

french kissing - CDC versus UNAIDS

Dear Dr Francino,Since a few days I strted panicking beyond normal due to the conflicting... Read more »

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... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

GeoVax Partners With French Firm

On Thursday, Atlanta-based GeoVax Labs Inc. announced a new partnering agreement under which a component of its candidate HIV vaccine will be manufactured by the French firm Vivalis. GeoVax has reported progress toward Phase II preventive clinical... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

British, French Governments to Partner With Soccer Organizations to Increase School Enrollment, Address HIV/AIDS in Africa

The British and French governments on Thursday are expected to announce that they are partnering with global soccer organizations to increase school enrollment and address HIV/AIDS in Africa, London's Guardian reports. The United Kingdom will... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

First Lady Obama to Partner With French First Lady Bruni-Sarkozy on Global HIV/AIDS Efforts

First lady Michelle Obama and French first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy on Friday in Strasbourg, France, agreed to collaborate on efforts to address HIV/AIDS worldwide, AFP/Google.com reports. Michelle Obama and Bruni-Sarkozy met while President Obama... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Unsafe Sex With Casual Partners and Quality of Life Among HIV-Infected Gay Men: Evidence From a Large Representative Sample of Outpatients Attending French Hospitals (ANRS-EN12-VESPA)

According to researchers in the current study, "the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy has relaunched the debate on risky sexual behavior among HIV-infected gay men." They sought to examine the influences of lifestyle... Read more »
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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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Mixed Couple-French Kissing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi,
We are planning to have protected sex, but what are the 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 »

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 »