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Is Hepatitis Spread Through Kissing

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kissing

Can Hepatitis be exchanged during kissing! what are the chances....
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Hepatitis A is spread through contaminated food and water.Hepatitis B and C are spread through blood to blood exposures so kissing is definitely Read more »

plz help

i m a non immunized HBsAg-ve male.one day back a lady with HBsAg+ve kissed my lips for few seconds.... Read more »

Hep B and Kissing

I am inactive carrier of Hep BHBV DNA negE antigen Neg and Hbsag +ve.Can Hep B be transmitted to my... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...What are ways Hepatitis B is not spread? Hepatitis B virus is not spread by sharing eating utensils, breastfeeding, hugging, kissing, holding hands, coughing, or sneezing. Who is at risk for Hepatitis B? Although anyone can get Hepatitis... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

... Overview What is hepatitis? What is the difference between hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C? What is hepatitis C? Statistics How Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for Health Professionals

...toothbrushes with an infected person HBV is not spread through food or water, sharing eating utensils, breastfeeding, hugging, kissing, hand holding, coughing, or sneezing. How long does HBV survive outside the body? HBV can survive... Read more »
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 »
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OPEN MOUTH KISSING NIGHTMARE?

Posted by AussieDude, 4 Replies
...Can u get HIV from open mouth Kissing..If I have done Open mouth kissing with a Girl for 5 mins regularly.. With Clothes on.. I mean JUST KISSING.. PLease Tell 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 »

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 »

There is a great counsellor

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
To my equally worried well gang: visit http://www.askme.com. There is a counsellor there: Raizel Aronovitch who has been living with HIV for the last decade or so. She can be searched under the expert name of October2. She is empathetic and really... Read more »