Sore On Mouth After French Kissing Worried I Have HIV

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Kissing HIV positive female and blood-PEP?

OK doc, I know you've answered questions similar to this one before, but I somehow feel mine is different so please answer me. It's been like 40hrs since I kissed a female who I know is positive. To my recollection, at the time of kissing her, an...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,". . . She put her finger in her mouth (from her vagina) to see whether she was still bleeding. Apparently some women do this."????? Really? Well it just goes to show Read more »

HIV from deep kissing?

I recently kissed another man who is gay. I am married. We did a lot of deep kissing with tongue... Read more »

DONATION IS IN THE MAIL...kiss of death??? NEED YOU PLEASE!!!

DR. BobI want to start by saying that I think what you do is amazing. I am sending a donation in... Read more »
Articles
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...needles if you're a baby, being born to or breastfed by an HIV-positive woman unprotected oral sex (if you're providing the mouth; this is a much lower risk than the others) That's it. For any other type of activity -- kissing someone with... Read more »
San Francisco General Hospital

A Kiss Is Just a Kiss

...explaining relative risk was brought home to all of us last summer, when the Centers for Disease Control reported a case of apparent mouth-to-mouth transmission of HIV. Although this case was a highly unusual, one-of-a-kind event, it got picked... Read more »
The Body

High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part One

...really exists. Here are a few of my other favorites: Arachibutyrophobia -- fear of peanut butter sticking to the roof of the mouth Blennophobia -- fear of slime Paraskavedekatriaphobia -- fear of Friday the 13th Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia... Read more »
The Body

High Anxiety: AIDS Anxiety in the Worried-Wells and Worried-Sicks, Part Two

...demonstrates an AIDS-related panic attack as well as the anxiety that can be brought on by an HIV/AIDS diagnosis and disclosure worries. HELP ... I don't know what's happening to me Aug 20, 2010 Whether genetically, biologically or... Read more »