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Lip Kissing With Sores And A Known Hiv Positive

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Can u get AIDS by kissing(lips 2 lips)

hi there i was wondering if one could get AIDS just by kissing someone.[tongue to tongue]I WOULD APPRECIATE IF YOU COULD SEND ME MORE DETAILS ON HOW ONE COULD GET HIV POSITIVE (aids) # mehul...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Please submit this question to The Body's Safe Sex and HIV Preventiobn Forum... Read more »

he bit my lip while kissing.. hiv? :L

2 years ago I kissed this guy that I was later told was most likely HIV positive. While kissing me... Read more »
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Sexually-Transmitted Infections for HIV-Positive People

STDs (sexually transmitted disease) that cause ulcerations (sores on the skin, including on or inside the genitals, mouth, or rectum) can dramatically increase the risk of picking up HIV, due to the fact that ulcers and open sores provide an easy... Read more »
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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 »
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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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Exposure risks with known HIV positive man

Posted by 2010Worrier36, 1 Reply
I am a gay male who last weekend met another gay male who told me he was HIV+ after we had fooled around. I'm now worried that I put myself at risk of exposure. He has been positive for 13 years now and seemed to care about safer sex.

These are the... 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 »

kissing?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
2 months ago i kissed one girl in a pub.We open-kissed about 1 minute,i dont remember any visible cuts in my mouth.Neither had i brushed my teeth for many many hours.So ,heres my question.I know that kissing is considered quite safe, but i have been... Read more »

lip sores unprotected oral hiv risk

Posted by smkl, 1 Reply
Hello

I am aware that risk from unprotected insertive fellatio is relatively lower.
But what is freaking me out is that post the episode- I discovered a single sore on the inside of her lips- it was not red or yellow, but just as the same texture and... Read more »