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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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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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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 the forum and all the answers go back to 2005. Has any new data about French Kissing come out or is the same as it has always been.Second,You said a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Nope. No new news about lip-lock and tonsil-hockey. The words to that classic song from Casablanca still apply: "You must remember this; a kiss is but a kiss; as time goes by."Relax Max! Unless you're kissing Count Dracula (or... 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 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 kiss

Is it possible to be infected by hep b,c or hiv; if i made a french kiss with somebody who has bleeding gums or cut sores? My mouth s perfect health and i have no problems in it, but i dont know the other person . thanks...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Not really. These viruses do not live well in saliva. It would take really horrible bleeding gums in both parties to rise to anything approaching risk.DW... 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 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 »
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