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Open Mouth Kissing And Possible HIV Exposure

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Oral guided bone regeneration (GBR) membrane exposure and mouth-to-mouth contact (ie, kissing) with seropositive individual = ineffable panic

Dear Dr. Franscino:What kind of a name is Franscino? Just curious.... More importantly, thank you on behalf of all of us frightened readers/writers whom you take the time to help with your responses. My story goes like this: About three months ago I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,1. It's Frascino, not Franscino. I'm second generation Italian.2. Your HIV-acquisition risk is negligible.3. The odds are not stacked against you. You should expect a negative test result.4. No.5. A single HIV-antibody test at the... Read more »

just how risky is open mouth kissing an infected partner?

i am sure that you get this question quite often...but, i am kind of concerned...one of my close... 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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Open-Label Extension of iPrEx HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Study Begins at 11 Sites in Six Countries

San Francisco, CA, USA -- The iPrEx Open-Label Extension Study (iPrEx OLE), the next phase of the first human study to report efficacy results on pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to prevent HIV infection, has begun at clinical trial sites around the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

National Hotline Opens for Advice on Occupational HIV Exposure Prophylaxis

San Francisco General Hospital is now offering a free,24-hour hotline -- The National Clinician's Post Exposure Prophylaxis Hotline (PEPLine) -- to clinicians in need of advice on how to best treat healthcare workers accidentally exposed to... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) for Sexual Exposures

Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) is a type of antiviral therapy for HIV designed to reduce (but not eliminate) the possibility of infection with the virus after a known exposure. Currently, PEP is primarily intended for the prevention of infection... Read more »
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HIV and the Mouth

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OPEN MOUTH KISSING NIGHTMARE?

Posted by AussieDude, 4 Replies
Can u get HIV from open mouth Kissing..If I have done Open mouth kissing with a Girl for 5 mins regularly..
With Clothes on.. I mean JUST KISSING..
PLease Tell Read more »

HIV Through Open Mouth Kissing

Posted by Charlie505, 2 Replies
I had an open mouth kissing for about 20 secs with a girl of unknown hiv status, after that i am getting back to back mild sore throat and white tounge for 2 months which is still there, i got worried and got 5 hiv test following from 6,8,10,12,and... Read more »

Worried about possible exposure

Posted by caman1313, 1 Reply
I engaged in open mouth kissing with a girl at a bar that I didn't know very well. My gums bleed when I brush and I'm worried about potential infection. I kissed the girl maybe 5 times throughout the night. The next morning I woke up paranoid I... 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 site said no need to test based on no risk. anyone? what's your take on french... Read more »