Hiv And Lip Kissing With Cracked Lip And Gum Disease

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Ask the Experts

am i at risk??

dear specialist, thank you for your time, i had protected sex three times in one night with a very "easy"girl and i also tounge kisse her but she had very dry lips she peeled some dry skin off her lip and i didnt kiss her again after that its been...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...mucous membranes) are not penetrated easily by HIV. However, there was one case described in which the person with HIV had bad gum disease and that there was blood mixed in the saliva. In that case deep kissing put the partner... Read more »

Should I get tested??

Hi Dr. Joe,Even if I am not at significant risk, there IS still a risk of contracting hiv from a... Read more »

7 months Dr Joe..

Hi Dr. Joe,I had unprotected sex with a guy of unknown HIV status 7 months ago. Since then, I've... Read more »
The Well Project

Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents The Importance of Healthy Bones Bone Disease and HIV Risk Factors How to Know If You Have Bone Problems Diet and Healthy Bones Exercise and Healthy Bones Drugs to Treat Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV your mouth might transmit HIV during kissing or oral sex. Blood can come from flossing your teeth, or from sores caused by gum disease, or by eating very hot or sharp, pointed food. To infect someone, the virus has to get past the body's... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS? (if you're providing the mouth; this is a much lower risk than the others) That's it. For any other type of activity -- kissing someone with HIV, sharing food or drinks with them, touching something an HIV-positive person touched -- there's... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...Symptoms include: Severe fatigue (tiredness) Difficulty breathing Rapid heart rate Pale skin Decreased pinkness of the lips, gums, lining of the eyelids, nail beds, and palms Feeling cold Confusion or loss of concentration Dizziness or... Read more »
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