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French Kissing And HIV Testing

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Discordant testing advice between two The Body experts over French kissing and HIV -- A sinking ship, yet the band plays on!

Dr. Frascino,Please take a look at the response given by Dr. Fawcett -- The Body's Mental Health and HIV expert -- regarding someone's concern over acquiring HIV from a french kiss, and testing advice for this level of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello, Extremely Concerned Visitor.As you point out David Fawcett cited one of my posts in his answer. I really don't believe there is much difference in our advice and certainly no cause for cognitive dissonance, consulting Magic 8 Balls or... Read more »

HIV from deep French kissing

I have a concern that has popped up on me like a thief in the night. About a year ago I strayed... Read more »

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

Rape Suspects Should Be Tested for AIDS: French Medical Academy

On Monday in Paris, the Academy of Medicine, France's most prestigious medical authority, said rape suspects should be tested for HIV against their will to provide emergency help for victims. The body called on the health and justice ministries to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Universal HIV Screening in ERs Not Practical, French Study Suggests

Universal HIV screening in the ER is not a practical option, researchers from France's Emergency Department HIV-Screening Group write in a study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine on Monday, Reuters reports. According to the... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Cognitive Disorders Are Common in French Cohort but Are Not HIV-Related

A French study has reported that neurocognitive impairment (NCI) was common in a group of unselected HIV positive adults, but that this was not related to either HIV or HIV treatment. The study highlighted the importance of preventative measures... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

French Study Indicates Some Patients Can Control HIV After Stopping Treatment

Fourteen adults who started antiretroviral therapy (ART) soon after becoming HIV-infected and continued treatment for at least a year have been able to control the virus for one to seven years, even after stopping ART, according to French... Read more »
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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 »

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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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 »