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Red Eyes After French Kissing Worried I Have HIV

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HIV from deep French kissing

I have a concern that has popped up on me like a thief in the night. About a year ago I strayed from my relationship with my wife. The other woman was an old friend and I let things get way out of hand. I had several meetings with the other...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
No, absolutely, no risk of HIV here. At all. Really. DW... Read more »

QTND French Kissing

Dr.Bob,I donated 100.00 before and got your dvd and I promise to do so again. I looked up this in... Read more »

french kissing low risk/ no risk confuse

I no kissing with just saliva is no risk..when does it become a risk a little blood, large amount 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 »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

French Study Clears HAART of Cancer Link in Kids

There is no evidence that anti-HIV drugs cause cancer in adults. However, these medicines are taken by pregnant HIV positive women, and therefore could, in theory, have a negative effect on the fetus and, later, infant. This possibility arises for a... Read more »
TheBody.com

Spencer Cox, Iconic HIV Activist, Through the Eyes of His Mother and His Friend

The death of veteran treatment activist Spencer Cox on Dec. 18, 2012, at age 44 sent a shock wave through the HIV community. His passing has lent urgency to the field of research on the effects of "surviving a plague" on longtime HIV survivors ,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

South Pacific Countries Are Not Allocating Enough Resources to Fight HIV/AIDS Epidemic, UNAIDS Official Says

South Pacific countries, including Papua New Guinea, are moving toward HIV/AIDS epidemics similar to that in Africa, and their governments are not "allocating adequate resources" to fight the disease, Stuart Watson, program director for UNAIDS... Read more »
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Scared I got infected from french kissing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know if it is possible to get infected through french kissing. I was making out with this person and before anything else happened she told me that she had hiv. Also if I caught it from her would I have had some symptoms by now? It was 7... Read more »

French Kissing and more

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does French kissing (with gum inflammation but no bleeding)and vaginal penetration with the fingers(no cuts) pose a risk for HIV transmission? Read more »

French kissing and more?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does French kissing (with gum inflammation but no bleeding)and vaginal penetration with the fingers(no cuts) pose a risk for HIV transmission? Read more »

Mixed couple-French kissing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi,
We are planning to have protected sex, what are realistic risks for the neg partner with open mouth(french kissing). Someone please help.
Thanks!

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