How Many Cases Of Contracting Hiv Through Kissing Have Been Reported

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HIV Transmission

...HIV from being stuck by needles in non-health care settings? Are lesbians or other women who have sex with women at risk for HIV? Can I get HIV from getting a tattoo or through body piercing? Can HIV be transmitted by kissing? Can HIV be transmitted by human bite? Can HIV be transmitted by being scratched? Can HIV be transmitted by being spit on by an HIV-infected person? Can I get HIV from casual contact (shaking hands,...
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Fingering question and kissing question

Hi Dr Bob, the funniest doc around! We all love you, you know that.Here is my question: Last night I fingered a girl and one of my fingers had a thin strip of a layer of upper skin peeled off. It did not bleed or anything, neither it was redish. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Brad Pitt or Dick Cheney? Is his age closer to Obama's or McCain's? Etc.Thanks for your donation to the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation ( Together our concerted efforts will turn the tide of this pandemic and... Read more »

Kissing After Slapped in the Face with a Hockey Stick (STRANGEST QUESTION EVER????)

Hi Dr. Bob,I think that I may, unfortunately, have one of the strangest questions ever. But first, I would just like to say thanks for all of the great work and support that you provider here. I've been a long time reader of your posts. About a week...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Gal to mention only a few. (There are many more even stranger ones in the archives.)The HIV-acquisition risk from your French kiss with Bouncing Betty at the Badda Bing nine hours after being hockey-sticked in the head is so extremely remote that... Read more »

HIV risk?

Hello Dr Robert,I did an extremely stupid thing right now. I met a guy from an online gay site and we kissed, he sucked me off and we rimmed each other. the problem is I wasn't wearing a condom when he sucked me off and, more importantly, when we...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...are astronomically in your favor that you did not contractHIV from the online hookup.The address of The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation is:The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation1000 Fremont Ave., Suite 145Los Altos, CA 94024Good... Read more »

kissing and mouth sores

Hi there,I have asked this question before but for whatever reason I have not recieved a response.I am a person who worries constantly. I just recieved a negative test (after 6 months) which I am glad about. However, about 3 weeks ago I was visiting...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Transmission throuh kissing is not only not rare, as far as we know, it is nonexistent. The CDC has not documented any cases of transmission through kissing Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...their HIV disease. In addition, some of these people may unknowingly be transmitting HIV to other people. The San Francisco AIDS Foundation strongly encourages people who are at risk for HIV to be tested regularly. Whether or not to take the HIV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Reported HIV/AIDS Cases in China Increase 45% From 2006 to 2007, Health Ministry Report Says

... The number of HIV/AIDScasesreported in China in 2007 was 45% higher than the number reported in 2006, according to a report released Friday by the country's Ministry Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...fear, in denial, and even in damage to your health. Myths About HIV and HIV Treatment The myth: "HIV doesn't cause AIDS." The reality: If you don't have HIV, you don't get AIDS. If you have AIDS, you have HIV. Over 20 years of solid... Read more »
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Women and HIV/AIDS

...inflammatory disease (PID) Although little conclusive research is available on HIV and menstruation, many HIV+ women report abnormal menstrual periods. Somehave excessive bleeding while others stop menstruating altogether. Human... Read more »
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Posted by Katietaylor, 1 Reply
...whether this is a reason for me to be concerned and tested? Im going out of my mind with worry and keep checking my body for HIV symptoms due what I believe my risky exposure. Im a 34 year old woman who lives in South Africa were HIV is not... Read more »

Guys, should i worry?

Posted by elisa101, 1 Reply
...As mentioned earlier, my incident was kissing a karaoke girl and i tasted blood. Took an elisa at 20 over days- result negative. Recently i had high fever for a day. After Read more »

Kissing a HIV- person

Posted by gordon, 9 Replies
...Unless I am mistaken if you kiss a person mouth to mouth and one of you is have HIV+ and the HIV+ person has a small cut in the gums or in the mouth area. The suliva with a small potion of blood will be trasmitted, Read more »

My GF is HIV +, now me?

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...don' remember I had any cuts, but what if I had a cut that I didnt see, like a cuticle or a hang nail cut?I thought that deep kissing doesnot transmit HIV, but I also read that deep kissing for a long time carries a risk for HIv transmssion! I do... Read more »