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wet kiss

Dear doc, my wife is hiv+, just tested and found very recently. Before that, I used to have the wet kiss (ie tongue to tongue) with her. I went to get the hiv tested and found negative. Is wet kiss(saliva) transmitting hiv? Please advise me...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...HIV is not transmitted by kissing. If your test is negative, you have little to worry about.So, here's to your health and the long-term health of your wife.BY Read more »

hiv - kissing and biting

Dear Dr. McGowan,I would like to ask you if I should be terrified as I am since one week ago I was... Read more »

kissing with bad gums

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...Mutual masturbation (hand jobs) and fisting (using a hand to penetrate the anus or vagina): These are relatively low risk, as long as your hand has no open cuts or sores. Sexual assault or rape can result in infection if the attacker is HIV... Read more »
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open mouth kiss

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...kissing was safe, but a woman at CDC said my mouth is just like my vagina (how'd she know?) and that this risk is REAL. local testing site said no need to test based on no risk. anyone? what's your take on french kissing? something i've done, no... Read more »

Scared I got infected from french kissing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...didn't actually feel any large lymph nodes. I am too scared to get a test. If anyone can help I appreciate it. I went to the testing center in my area but was too scared to go through with the test. Also is 7 weeks considered a reliable test if... Read more »

i am that "lucky"?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...internet,so yeah, she could say whatever.So ,after kissing i think it was 4 days after, i got sore throat which lasted way too long.Later on i was diagnosed that i have tonsilitis.I also had swollen lymph nodes on my neck and i think my armpits... Read more »

Kiss of death?

Posted by Anonymous
...Recently I french kissed an HIV+ guy for a long time ( I didn't know he was positive). I am really worried now, because I have a bad habit of chewing on the inside of my cheeks Read more »