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Open Mouth Kissing And HIV Testing

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saliva and hiv

Hi, Can you get infacted with open mouth kissing(this happened in july)? i'm terrified and got tested 2 times with 2 positive elisa and 2negative WB then did PCR DNA test that came back negative. I dont know how to read lab results. Should i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...considered to be a negative HIV screening test. So you've now had two negative HIV screening tests. This is to be expected, because kissing is not considered a significant risk for HIV transmission. Like the old song goes, "You must remember... Read more »

My new partner tested posative

Dear Dr:First thank you fro being here to help people like myself. My partner is now posative and I... Read more »

Open Mouth Sores And Kissing

Me and My ex-boyfriend were dating for a while and we kissed a lot. When we first kissed he had... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...sex with women at risk for HIV? Can I get HIV from getting a tattoo or through body piercing? Can HIV be transmitted by kissing? Can HIV be transmitted by human bite? Can HIV be transmitted by being scratched? Can HIV be... Read more »
American Association for World Health

Fact Sheet: Myth Versus Reality

...Reality: HIV cannot be transmitted through: Toilet seats or doorknob handles. Touching, hugging, holding hands, or cheek kissing with an HIV-infected person. Sharing eating utensils with an HIV-infected person. Mosquito bites. HIV is... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...HIV have been caused by sweat, saliva or tears. However, even small amounts of blood in your mouth might transmit HIV during kissing or oral sex. Blood can come from flossing your teeth, or from sores caused by gum disease, or by eating very hot... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV and Its Transmission

... Introduction How HIV Is Transmitted HIV in the Environment Households Businesses and Other Settings Kissing Biting Saliva, Tears and Sweat Insects Effectiveness of Condoms Introduction Research has revealed a great Read more »
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hiv transmits through kissing

Posted by maruti, 2 Replies
...this is vipin my age is 26,last week i kissed one girl its a open mouth kiss for 20secs,there was no blood in my mouth,no cuts,there is any chance to get hiv infection for me,plz help me i was scared Read more »

Kissing a HIV- person

Posted by gordon, 9 Replies
...Unless I am mistaken if you kiss a person mouth to mouth and one of you is have HIV+ and the HIV+ person has a small cut in the gums or in the mouth area. The Read more »

i feared daily plz help me

Posted by maruti
...hi this z vipin age 26 my english will be very bad sorry,may 14 th i went disco,i kissed one girl(open mouth kiss),i think so she had cuts,but i dont have cuts ,no blood in my mouth,i kissed that girl for 20 secs,its a open mouth kiss,she Read more »

open mouth kiss

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...can this be a new risk? i thought kissing was safe, but a woman at CDC said my mouth is just like my vagina (how'd she know?) and that this risk is REAL. local testing Read more »