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Should I Get Tested After French Kissing

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Kissing and hiv (ORAL FLUID TEST, SALIVA, )

I am just curious, if hiv is not transmitted from kissing without bloody contacts, why is it that oraquick, a product from orasure detects hiv presence in the saliva (no blood in saliva) during the 15 min test? Can you further explain this to me?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...somewhat feel comforted at a 6 week negative. I have read many different things, even on this site recently regarding 6 week testing. I have truly made myself sick over all this worrying and symptoms I think I have. Response from Dr. Frascino Hi,... Read more »

"Should one be tested if kissed on the cheek?"

Does a person need to get tested if he was kissed by someone on the cheek and some saliva was left... Read more »

French Kissing Risk: Should I ask my Magic 8 ball?

Dr. Frascino,After surveying expert forums on the 'net, it appears experts are not in agreement... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...(IFA) Window Period Interpretation of Test Results Accuracy of Antibody Tests Anonymous HIV Testing Confidential HIV Testing HIV Name-Based Reporting Partner Notification Orasure Test... Read more »
The Body

HIV Testing 101

...Anal Sex (In general) Anal Sex (Insertive) Anal Sex (Receptive) Anal/Vaginal Intercouse (Unprotected) Bestiality Blood Testing Docking Fingering Fisting Frottage or Rubbing Kissing Lap Dancing Male vs. Female Transmission ... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...whole blood or the "factor" used by hemophiliacs. Many people were infected this way. The blood supply is now much more strictly tested and controlled. The odds of being infected from receiving blood or blood factor in the US are very low. You... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...transfusions of infected blood, blood products, or organ transplantation, though this risk is extremely remote due to rigorous testing of the U.S. blood supply and donated organs. For more information, see How safe is the blood supply in the... Read more »
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Kiss of Death?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...health is ok, i usually have dry mouth cause i smoke weed, but i dont recall havin any open sores are these encouters worth testing over, or are they pretty safe activities? thanks for the advice Read more »

4 Oops

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...do i test if all i did was french kiss? is that considered sexual activity. i kissed her like 6 seconds. Read more »

open mouth kiss

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...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 kissing? something i've done, no... Read more »

Deep Kissing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...theres now risk i have been with candidiasis, angular cheilitis, pains in the gums, all my life as ended, or almost ended, i tested negative after 2 months but the syntoms never ended and are getting bigger everyday. Is it possible so many... Read more »