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Hiv Transmission By Lips To Lips Kissing

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he bit my lip while kissing.. hiv? :L

2 years ago I kissed this guy that I was later told was most likely HIV positive. While kissing me he had bit my lip and although since then I have kissed other people, I have had swollen lymph nodes and am beginning to wonder whether or not I may...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou are fine! You cannot get HIV from kissing.HIV transmission can only occur when there is a direct and prolonged exposure to body fluids, semen, vaginal fluid, blood or mother to child through breast feeding. This most commonly occurs through... Read more »

Can u get AIDS by kissing(lips 2 lips)

hi there i was wondering if one could get AIDS just by kissing someone.[tongue to tongue]I WOULD... Read more »

Bleeding lips and HIV transmission

Dearest Doctor,Thank you so much in advance for answering my question. I had recently, under the... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Buy Lip Butter and Help Prevent AIDS

MTV and the Body Shop have joined forces to raise funds to fight HIV/AIDS and encourage youths to practice safer sex. A newly launched Web site asks visitors to pledge to follow safer-sex guidelines. And the Body Shop is donating approximately $5... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Fergie's Lip Service Serves Charity Well; MAC's AIDS Campaign to Benefit

The cosmetics company MAC has named singer Fergie, of the group Glamorous, as the newest spokesperson for its Viva Glam HIV/AIDS campaign. Fergie joins Dita Von Teese and Eve, who are already spokespersons for the effort. Fergie said she looks... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Global Community Has Raised Hope in HIV/AIDS Response

"For the first time in many years, a new message is on the lips of the people on the frontlines [of the AIDS response] -- together, we will end AIDS," UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibe writes in the Huffington Post 's "Global Living " blog.... 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 »
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So what if some semen or blood got into my lips...

Posted by Anonymous
or hands...
Many people worry about what if they touch some semen or blood or that semen or blood got into my skin, my leg, my eye, my... and what about microscopic cuts I cant even be aware of...etc...etc.

So take a look at this information of how... Read more »

lip sores unprotected oral hiv risk

Posted by smkl, 1 Reply
Hello

I am aware that risk from unprotected insertive fellatio is relatively lower.
But what is freaking me out is that post the episode- I discovered a single sore on the inside of her lips- it was not red or yellow, but just as the same texture and... Read more »

semen in contact with bleeding lip during oral sex

Posted by caliku, 1 Reply
2.5 days ago performed oral sex on someone who's status I don't know and can't find out. realized after he ejaculated in my my mouth that my chapped lip was bleeding. Worried that virus got in through that way. What is my risk of HIV transmission... Read more »

is chapped lips a sign of hiv infection

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I recently had a high risk encounter and a few weeks after got really cracked chapped lips.I happened to have other symptoms as well just curious cause I haven't heard much about it being a symptom. Read more »