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Kissing And Hiv Positive With Chapped Lips

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chapped lip and blood

hello i had kissing but not really deep deep kissing and realised that i had a chapped lip, slight bleed, . I do not know the sttaus of my partnerPlease let me know the risk involvedcant sleep!...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
There is no evidence that HIV is transmitted through kissing, so you are not at risk for infection. The fact that your lips were chapped and bleeding does not have much relevance, since you were only exposed to saliva. The saliva of HIV infected... Read more »

Indirect vaginal fluid on chapped lips

Dr. KullSometime ago I was at the strippers bar and at that place itself I touch one of the... Read more »

licking vagina with chapped lips

good morning doctor.i had unprotected encounter with a girl where i licked her clitoris (exterior... Read more »
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San Francisco General Hospital

A Kiss Is Just a Kiss

If you were anywhere 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... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Dating, Youth and HIV: From Both Sides

Dating is hard enough at 16. But when you factor in HIV, you instantly shift from the innocence of sneaking a kiss in the hallway between classes to serious matters that most grown ups aren't even ready to deal with. There are lots of young people,... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Disclosure Etiquette, Part 1: Do I Have to Kiss and Tell?

This is the first in a series of articles exploring the etiquette associated with telling other people that you have HIV/AIDS. Over the past 20 years, I have watched people living with HIV/AIDS suffer and struggle with disclosing their status.... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Pickett Fences: Getting to Know You

"So," I say, "since you want to know more about me ... there is something very important I want to tell you." Pretty smooth, eh? You know what came next. And he was silent for a moment, as is the custom, and then he didn't say a word. He just... Read more »
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is chapped lips a sign of hiv infection

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I recently had a high risk encounter and a few weeks after got really cracked chapped lips.I happened to have other symptoms as well just curious cause I haven't heard much about it being a symptom. Read more »

social kissing

Posted by lukas78, 2 Replies
Hi everyone! I'm fully aware I may seem a bit paranoid yet I do need your answer and reassurance. On Xmas day I accidentally bumped into my HIV-positive friend who I hadn't seen for ages. We greeted cordially and she kissed me on the cheek twice... Read more »

A kiss to kill?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had an open sore on my lip. I kissed somebody, but not deep kissing. I ate her, but just barely and only briefly and my lip didn't touch hers. A week later she was pretty sick (sore throat, cough and fever). I have no possibilities of having any... Read more »

do i get hiv if i kiss

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i kissed my girfriend who is hiv+ve,i noticed that her lower lip was bleeding slightly after that is there any chance tht i will also get hiv+ve. Read more »