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Swollen Lymph Glands After Kissing Cut On Lip Worried I Have HIV

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Cunninglus

dear dr. Bob,Once again, I come to you with my head down in shame. I yet again made another mistake, this time trying the other side. I met a cunning prostitute in a developing country whom I performed cunninglus for about 15 seconds. I tasted her...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...not hours or days, to appear. Second, cunnilingus carries an extremely minimal risk for HIV transmission. (See below.) Third, swollen lymph glands related to HIV disease would not be limited only to one side of the body. The virus quickly spreads... Read more »

"a kiss is NOT just a kiss" when it = HIV! Please answer...I'll be happy to donate $50

Dr Bob,What is needed to get an answer from you on this forum? You must get bombarded with... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...infected by HIV. Within a few weeks after being infected, some people get fever, headache, sore muscles and joints, stomach ache, swollen lymph glands, or a skin rash for one or two weeks. Most people think it's the flu. Some people have no... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...Symptoms generally occur within 2 to 4 weeks. The most common symptoms are fever, fatigue, and rash. Others include headache, swollen lymph glands, sore throat, feeling achy, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and night sweats. It is easy to overlook... Read more »
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HIV Transmission

...positive, or in other unexpected ways. To be safe, always avoid direct contact with blood and sexual fluids in any context. Don't worry too much about rare cases. For instance, there is one documented case of transmission from deep or "French"... Read more »
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Swollen lymph gland

Posted by goguy00, 2 Replies
...passed it off each visit that I brought it up. He said if it didn't get bigger, or stay in constant pain then it was nothing to worry about. Though when he or I examined and pressed on it, I found it hurt and bothered me worse for days after. I... Read more »

please help me. deep kiss and cuts .

Posted by ind234567, 2 Replies
...treatment. (im not sure about the HIV status of the girl. but from the way she was behaving after the sex it gives me serious worries.) is the nPEP avalilable in india. its not been the maximim allowed 72 hours to start nPEP yet. is it... Read more »

hiv transmits through kissing

Posted by maruti, 2 Replies
...this is vipin my age is 26,last week i kissed one girl its a open mouth kiss for 20secs,there was no blood in my mouth,no cuts,there is any chance to get hiv infection for Read more »

HIV EXPOSURE FROM A GUY FINGERING AND DEEP KISSING

Posted by Katietaylor, 1 Reply
...give me their honest opinion on whether this is a reason for me to be concerned and tested? Im going out of my mind with worry and keep checking my body for HIV symptoms due what I believe my risky exposure. Im a 34 year old woman who lives... Read more »