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Kissing A Partner With HIV

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Extended question to "Kiss of Doom"

Hey Doc,Just wanna know that even if the other partner is HIV+ & has high viral load, then also kissing(as in Kiss of Doom case) is or nonexistent risk?Thanks in Advance.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Yes, Worried Wilma, even if Kiss of Doom was Kiss of Doom and Gloom, had a high viral load and was a wearing red cha-cha heels and torn fishnet stockings, a kiss Read more »

Deep kissing = Death Kissing?

Hello Dr bob.Greetings from South Korea,one of my friend told me about your site and i found it an... Read more »

wet kissing with cold sores

What is the relative risk (high, medium, low) for this situation: I engaged in wet kissing (I... Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...of latex), and latex gloves help reduce risk substantially. Unsafe sex (sex without condoms or barriers) puts you and your partner at risk for HIV or other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) . Safer sex (sex using condoms or other barriers... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...unprotected (without a condom) anal sex (intercourse) is considered to be very risky behavior. It is possible for either sex partner to become infected with HIV during anal sex. HIV can be found in the blood, semen, pre-seminal fluid, or vaginal... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...monogamous (faithful) relationship is safe if: Both of you are uninfected (HIV-negative); You both have sex only with your partner; and Neither one of you gets exposed to HIV through drug use or other activities. Oral sex has a lower risk of... Read more »
San Francisco General Hospital

A Kiss Is Just a Kiss

...television commentators often failed to report was just how isolated and exceptional this case actually was. It occurred because both partners, the HIV-positive man and the HIV-negative woman, had undergone dental surgery. He had an exceedingly... Read more »
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telling your status even before you kiss? or not?

Posted by car2d2, 1 Reply
...Hi I was wondering if someone could give me some advice on if you should kiss before you disclose your status. I know there's very small risk for transmitting it through kissing but I totally feel like I'm Read more »

HIV THRU KISSING

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Pliz give me all the cases of ppl who acquired the HIV thru kissing, no matter if they had sores or bleeding gums, but ALL of the reported cases of HIV transmitted thru kissing. Read more »

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! Read more »

DEEP KISSING RISK????????

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...This may be kind of a silly question and I apologise if it is. I am a married heterosexual male. I engaged in some deep french kissing for about a half an hour with a woman I really didn't know. I met her at a bar and probably let this happen as... Read more »