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French Kissing Is It Harmless

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French Quarters' French Kiss

Dr. Bob You are the man. I know you're a man of travel and have probably been to New Orleans to enjoy the craziness of that town. Well, I was there a couple of months ago and enjoyed the offerings a little too much. While receiving a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Italian French-Kisser,Yes, I know "N'awlins French Quarter" very, very well. Sure, it can be slightly seedy in a debauched Southern decadent kind of way, but its' far from the land of taboo. In case you're interested,... Read more »

tongue kissing or french kissing

Is it possible to catch Hep C by tongue kissing or french kissing? Can you help me with this... Read more »

QTND French Kissing

Dr.Bob,I donated 100.00 before and got your dvd and I promise to do so again. I looked up this in... Read more »
Articles
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Harmless Virus Associated With Longer Life for Some HIV-Positive Men

Scientists have shown that an apparently harmless virus is associated with longer life for HIV-positive men, but only when it infects them for many years. Men infected with both HIV and GB virus type C (GBV-C), previously known as hepatitis G, for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Rate Doubles in Equatorial Guinea: Study

The prevalence of AIDS in Equatorial Guinea has risen from just over 3 percent in 1997 to more than 7 percent in 2001, said a study carried out by local health authorities. The study was released Monday during the first AIDS forum held in the tiny... Read more »
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 »
AIDS Action Council

Claudia French Named Executive Director of AIDS Action

Washington, D.C. -- AIDS Action announced today that proven advocacy and charity leader Claudia French has been named executive director of the organization effective immediately. French has led the organization in an acting capacity during the... 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 »

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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