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How Many People Does It Take To Get Hiv Aids From Kissing

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kissing and aids

can i contact aids from kissing a person who is infected?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
There is no evidence that people get infected with HIV from kissing. The reason for this is that saliva is not a fluid that is likely to transmit HIV. See <a href=http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/TransmissionSexual/Q99072.html... Read more »

HIV from a Casual kiss!

I am worried I might have caught HIV from this situation in regards to a young lady who I dont know her HIV status but know her ex boyfriend injected drugs. I admit I do suffer from OCD and have had many HIV tests over everyday none sexual things....
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:I am glad you recognize that this is a symptom of your OCD. Counseling/therapy can be helpful for people in your situation. If you are not yet seeking treatment, I would encourage you to try.To answer your questions:1. Nope. No way, no... Read more »

Is HIV contracted by tongue kissing

Can I give the virus to someone if I tongue kiss them?...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
There is a single well publicized case of oral to oral HIV transmission between two people of uncommonly poor dental hygiene. If you have decent teeth and gums and fancy that in a partner you should have nothing to worry about. DW... Read more »

Kissing and infection with HIV

I would appreciate your explanation about the certainty and confidence of statements one frequently reads that "AIDS has never been transmitted by kissing". In the absence of an animal model, how could the frequency of transmission by...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. This issue has been addressed over andover. Simply put, there is no evidence worldwide, that HIV has beentransmitted by saliva alone. We do not need an animal model to study HIVtransmission, since we have... Read more »
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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, hence making the other person... Read more »

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 »

Kissing Concern...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I recently read an article, quoting an HIV researcher (Luc Montaigner, the researcher that originally identified HIV as the cause of AIDS), that stated HIV can be transmitted through kissing. I was tested in February, a year after my last sexual... Read more »

kissing question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
ive read that alcohol kills the hiv virus. so i was wondering, if 2 people are french kissing and drinking beer at the same time. lets say one person has bleeding gums, will the beer kill the virus??? just wondering.... Read more »