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Is French Kissing Safe

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Ask the Experts

hep b and french kissing

can I get hep b by french kissing someone who has hep b? If we use condoms is it safe to have intercourse with hep b?...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
No you won't get HBV from kissing.Yes, condoms are great. So is the HBV vaccine. Get vaccinated!... Read more »

Risk from deep french kissing with bleeding gums "HAD PROTECTED SEX WITH AN HIV+ WOMAN"

hello.i had protected sex with an hiv + woman just once but we used to kiss deeply yet i had... Read more »

Deep French kissing

I Frenched kissed a guy and later that night I realized I had a small cut on my gum by my molar.... Read more »
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Raltegravir Safe and Effective in Pregnancy in Small French Study

Raltegravir was safe and effective in pregnancy and for exposed infants in a small French study presented at the 53rd ICAAC. 1 These data were presented by Vincent Jeantils and are from an ongoing study of mother-infant pairs conducted at Jean... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Risk Behavior Rising Among French Gays

On Wednesday, French health officials commented on research showing that unprotected sexual intercourse is rising fast among French homosexuals. Gilles Bruecker, director of the Institute for Health Monitoring, called the results "catastrophic." ACT... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

French Study Indicates Some Patients Can Control HIV After Stopping Treatment

Fourteen adults who started antiretroviral therapy (ART) soon after becoming HIV-infected and continued treatment for at least a year have been able to control the virus for one to seven years, even after stopping ART, according to French... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Checkmate: French African Study Offers Critical Challenge to Generics Obstructionists

As if there were ever any legitimate doubt, it is now official: the three-in-one generic HAART pill ("Triomune," manufactured in India by the huge generic outfit Cipla) has proved just as safe and effective as its branded components: nevirapine,... Read more »
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Mixed couple-French kissing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi,
We are planning to have protected sex, what are realistic risks for the neg partner with open mouth(french kissing). Someone please help.
Thanks!

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Mixed Couple-French Kissing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi,
We are planning to have protected sex, but what are the realistic risks for the neg partner with open mouth(french kissing). Someone please help.
Thanks!


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How dangerous is Frenching?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I'm just looking for some practical advice on my situation. A little over 4 years ago I was with my BF and we french kissed a number of times. There was no sex, and I'm still a virgin. I understand from reading other posts on other boards that... 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 »