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How Many People Have Gotten Hiv From 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

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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 Hep C be gotten thru taking reputable blood labs monitoring my HIV stuff?

"Finally, sexual transmission of hepatitis C can occur although it is not common. Safe sex... Read more »

could i have gotten HIV at basketball game

Hi there, i came across your website and i wish you could answer my question. a few days ago me and... Read more »
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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 »
Black AIDS Institute

Disclosure Etiquette, Part 1: Do I Have to Kiss and Tell?

This is the first in a series of articles exploring the etiquette associated with telling other people that you have HIV/AIDS. Over the past 20 years, I have watched people living with HIV/AIDS suffer and struggle with disclosing their status.... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Dating, Youth and HIV: From Both Sides

Dating is hard enough at 16. But when you factor in HIV, you instantly shift from the innocence of sneaking a kiss in the hallway between classes to serious matters that most grown ups aren't even ready to deal with. There are lots of young people,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Little Kiss Was Big Help in Spreading Word on AIDS

Princess Kasune Zulu of Zambia, a royal member of Zambia's Lenji people, has worked as an AIDS educator since learning she was HIV-infected six years ago. Speaking at an April White House event to build support for President Bush's $15 billion AIDS... Read more »
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Could I have gotten . . .?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi, I'm not sure who to ask this question to, but I have been sitting
at home crying about my situation for the past day. Therefore, I feel like
I should ask somebody. Last Thursday night, I went to a concert. My friend
and I ran into a guy at a... Read more »

could I have gotten aids from this

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I was out of town on business and one evening and had a few drinks, and I stopped into an adult bookstore. I was looking at all the video titles and began to get an erection. So I got a pocket full of tokens and went back into the video booth area.... Read more »

MAY HAVE GOTTEN AIDS THROUGH FORCED SEX

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies

I try my best not to get upset anymore, because I won't allow my this illness to take control of my life. I truly uderstand you, Thank God you're negative as of now. Unfortunately for me I wasn't, and I was always the faithful "good girl" type, so... 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 »