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DNA PCR TEST

Hi Dr. Bob, I'm a gay male who recently tested negative (after waiting 28 days)on a DNA PCR test. Afterwards, I read somewhere on this website that this test should not be used for regular HIV testing in adults. The person administering...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Open-mouth kissing is not considered a risk for HIV transmission, unless there are some very extenuating circumstances, whereby there would be a chance of blood-to-blood transmission. For instance, you both just had your wisdom teeth yanked out... 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 »

KISSING WITH OPEN MOUTH SORES

This is the third time that I have asked this question and every other time I have not gotten a... 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 »
Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group, Inc.

Opening to Death

An excerpt from Who Dies? by Stephen Levine. Copyright © 1982 by Stephen Levine. Used by permission of Doubleday, a division of Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group, Inc, http://www.bdd.com . Today, approximately 200,000 people died. Some... 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 »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

Treatment News

Change in Official "When-to-Start" Recommendations On the same day as the opening of the 8th Annual Retrovirus Conference, the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID, a division of the National Institutes of Health [NIH])... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

Hiv2 test or pcr dna

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, its me again. I was wondering after several non-reactive results after about 1yr and some time but have oral problems:dry mouth, white hairy tongue with white cottage cheese looking stuff on it, mouth ulcers on the cheeks of my mouth and unable... Read more »