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Lip Kissing With Sores And Hiv

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Open sore on lip

Dear Dr. Bob, I know you have to be tired from all the kissing/saliva questions, but here I go anyway. I kissed another guy who I think is high risk, he said that he "hates using condoms" after he said that, I said good night. I was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,As the song goes, "A kiss is just a kiss . . . . " No need to worry. Even with the recent cold sore, your risk of contracting HIV this way is essentially non-existent. I am glad you expressed your good sense to "Mr. Hates to Use... Read more »

kissing a slutty stripper chick w/ sore throat??? HIV?

Yea, i started talking to this girl who was a stripper for years, she has lots of kids with... Read more »

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... Read more »
Articles
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

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 »
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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Buy Lip Butter and Help Prevent AIDS

MTV and the Body Shop have joined forces to raise funds to fight HIV/AIDS and encourage youths to practice safer sex. A newly launched Web site asks visitors to pledge to follow safer-sex guidelines. And the Body Shop is donating approximately $5... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »