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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 »

Please help......Had Deep french kiss with Prostitte

hi.....I had oral sex with prostitute n had deep french kiss,I think i drank little bit of saliva,now i am worried a lot.This incident was happened one year ago.During this year I had 7 HIV test all negative but I feel several symptoms(mouth...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Please see and read all the prior posts of people who have french kissed sex workers and then written in, now terrified they caught something from their passionate lip lock. There you will note a consistent theme that kissing does not transmit HIV.... Read more »

Scared about kissing and what is prolonged deep kissing?

Please help me. I am sexually inactive but go to strip clubs often. I do not have much experience kissing and dont exactly know what deep kissing is. Recently I went to a strip club and the dancer kissed me sticking her tongue out....
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Saliva is not known to transmit HIV. If it did, we would be looking at a much different epidemic.Deep kissing doesn't have a strict definition. The term is used to differentiate between kissing that doesn't involve an exchange of fluids... 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 »
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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 »
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GeoVax Partners With French Firm

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