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Should I Get Tested After Kiss

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"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 on it?(How daily shaving will factor in even if there were no cuts on the face?)(What about other STD's)?
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
...God help us all if we can't kiss people on the cheek (or on the mouth forthat matter)! No, you definitely do NOT need to get tested after beingkissed on the Read more »

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 ... Read more »

wet kiss

Dear doc, my wife is hiv+, just tested and found very recently. Before that, I used to have the... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...test uses the mouth to test for HIV, that HIV can be transmitted to other people through saliva, spit and/or oral mucosa via kissing, sharing utensils, or sharing glasses. This is not true. For more information, see this website's section on How... 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

Myths About HIV

...risky because it does not include contact with blood or other infectious body fluids. Examples of casual contact include: social kissing, public venues (pools, theaters, bathrooms), sharing drinks or eating utensils, etc. Insect bites do not... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...exposed to HIV, talk to your health care provider or the public health department, and get tested. For more information on HIV testing, see Fact Sheet 102 . If you are sure that you have been exposed, call your health care provider immediately... Read more »
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Deep Kissing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I dont realy know how to explain, ive been deep kissing a girl in advanced hiv status, since that exposure that someone said theres now risk i have been with candidiasis, angular Read more »

Kissing a HIV- person

Posted by gordon, 9 Replies
...Unless I am mistaken if you kiss a person mouth to mouth and one of you is have HIV+ and the HIV+ person has a small cut in the gums or in the mouth area. The Read more »

jackie blue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...do you deep kiss your husband? trying to decide whether i should get tested after kissing a guy who i don't know his statis. i am a mother of Read more »

kiss

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...half of the websites, hotlines(cdc, and colorado hiv hotline, for example) believe french kissing is risky, and should consider testing. other sites and the GMHC hotline say no risk, kiss away...anyone want to add to my confusion? Read more »