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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 »

tongue kissing or french kissing

Is it possible to catch Hep C by tongue kissing or french kissing? Can you help me with this... Read more »

a kiss not just a kiss...this only a comment

Mon cher Dr Bob, I found the answers I needed in the extensive archives this site has to offer. I... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Little Kiss Was Big Help in Spreading Word on AIDS

...Pentecostal church and standing up to her 51-year-old husband when she wanted to go public with her condition. Then the president kissed her on the cheek. That image went around the world, drawing more attention to the princess and giving her... Read more »
San Francisco General Hospital

A Kiss Is Just a Kiss

...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 help but wonder if... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

One-Quarter of Canadians Believe HIV Can Be Transmitted Through Kissing, Mosquito Bites, Poll Says

...Approximately one in four Canadians believes HIV/AIDS can be transmitted through kissing and mosquito bites, indicating a "knowledge gap" in the general public regarding the disease, according to a recently released Read more »
Body Positive

Tell and Kiss: Dating and Disclosure

...that he is HIV-positive. Fernando's fear of disclosure comes from experience. More than once a potential lover has hugged and kissed him, saying "It's all right, we can still be friends." Then they never called back. Fernando has quite a few... Read more »
Connect With Others

Kissing shaft and sitting Risk too?

Posted by happyheart, 2 Replies
...I French kissed a man, and I sat on his penis when I had no underwear nor anything else on], which was covered by his underwear, but I noticed Read more »

Kiss of Death?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...ok well maybe i should say kisses of death, i was away on vacation down south ended up french kissing 3-4 girls for a few mins, i didnt notice any sores in their Read more »

French Kissing and more

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Does French kissing (with gum inflammation but no bleeding)and vaginal penetration with the fingers(no cuts) pose a risk for HIV transmission? Read more »

French kissing and more?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does French kissing (with gum inflammation but no bleeding)and vaginal penetration with the fingers(no cuts) pose a risk for HIV transmission? Read more »