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How Much Blood Is Required To Cause HIV Through Kissing

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French kissing with gums that were bleeding may cause HIV?

I had a girlfriend who is sexually active but I wasnt aware until we broke up. She would always French kiss me. I had chapped lips all the time due to winter season. I didn't know if her mouth was bleeding or not. I would never taste blood. She...
Shannon Southall

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Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou cannot get HIV from kissing. Rest assured that you are fine!Be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »

Deep kissing can cause HIV?

I was 9 years old. I had a deep kissing with my cousins everyday. I forgot, at that time we had a... Read more »

Kissing HIV positive female and blood-PEP?

OK doc, I know you've answered questions similar to this one before, but I somehow feel mine... Read more »
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Canadian Province Announces Law Requiring People Who Might Have Exposed Emergency Workers to HIV to Undergo Blood Test

Officials in Alberta, Canada, last week announced a new law that will require people who might have exposed emergency workers to HIV or other infectious diseases to submit a blood test if ordered by a judge, the Edmonton Sun reports. Under the... Read more »
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Colo. Senate Passes Bill Requiring HIV Testing for Pregnant Women

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New Zealand to Require Testing for HIV, Other Diseases for All Immigrants Staying More Than One Year

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HIV FROM KISSING WITH BLOOD.

Posted by EduardoRomero31, 1 Reply
Hi. I have a doubt, lately I decided to start a serodiscordant relationship, last saturday we had sex and on sunday morning, me and my BF brushed our teeth together and I saw blood when he spitted. So I ask him if he was bleeding prior our love... Read more »

How many have been infected through kissing with blood.

Posted by caman1313, 2 Replies
Why is kissing with bleeding gums not a risk? Do we just not mention this since we don't want to create fear and panic. There has to be evidence supporting the risk. Read more »

please help! fair judgement required!

Posted by amrit, 3 Replies
Hello guys and gals :)
Here is my story that gives me panik 2 months allready.
just as most people i was stupid! and how much stupid!!!
I visited cambodia that is one of the most hiv infected countries in the east and i had a crush on cambodian girls.
i... 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 »