Risk Of AIDS Transmission From Kissing
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Test Positive Aware NetworkHi there:There would not be a risk of transmission in a situation like this. Even if there was blood present, there would have to be a cut or an abrasion on her hand for there to even be a possibility of transmission.Bottom line: No need to be... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi."Should I be worried?" Nope! Your "impending strep throat" would not increase your HIV-acquisition risk. However, I should mention the chances are fairly good you passed your strep infection on to your buddy while playing... Read more »
Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesThanks for the update. I must have blinked too, because Luc Montaigner's announcement is news to me. I have not been able to find anymore specific information about his statement. I am so wary of the press when it comes to relaying... Read more »
Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesHIV is only known to be sexually transmitted through vaginal, anal, and oral sex. There is no known risk of transmission through sucking on a person's nipples during adult sexual activity (to either the receptive or insertive partners).RMK... Read more »
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Posted by happyheart, 2 RepliesI French kissed a man, and I sat on his penis when I had no underwear nor anything else on], which was covered by his underwear, but I noticed a medium sized wet spot on there, likely from his pre semen or semen. This was on one occasion. On another... Read more »
Posted by supernervousguy, 1 ReplyI know this is probably an obnoxious question, but hopefully someone can help satisfy my curiosity. I am aware that deep/french/tongue kissing is next to zero risk for transmission. However, in many places online and on this forum, it is placed in... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI recently met a wonderful and terric person whom I'd to get to know better. The only problem is this person is HIV+. We have gone out on a few dates and finaly kissed. I really like this person but I also want to take each and every precaution.
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI need to ascess my risk for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases. 6 days ago, I met up with this man that I had chatted to online and we had unprotected sex.
There was a lot of open mouth kissing and fondling. He proceeded to masturbate... Read more »
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