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Syphilis And Kissing

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syphilis risk from kissing?

First, Dr. Frascino, let me say that I cried when I read about you having HIV and how you got it. I cried not because I'm sad, but because of how much I admire the way you seem to be living your life to the fullest and helping others, not just with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Sorry there are no estimated risk statistics for the risk of acquiring syphilis from French kissing. Likewise for other STDs.Can it happen? Sure. If someone has an active cold sore, he or she could transmit herpes to his or Read more »

Kissing Ahhhhh!

I have made out with a gay man. OMG, and from the sounds his past from what I know about him he... Read more »

What do you recommend?

Hi Dr. Bob!Thanks for all the great work you're doing. You're truly a Saint, and it's too bad more... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Dutch Doctors Uncover High Rates of Syphilis in HIV-Positive Men

...Syphilis is the name given to an infection caused by the germ T. pallidum . This disease can be spread in the following ways: kissing anal, oral or vaginal sexual contact sharing needles and other equipment for substance use from an... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Syphilis -- a Dreadful Disease on the Move

...the name given to a chronic infection caused by the germ T. pallidum . This disease can be spread in the following ways: kissing anal, oral or vaginal sexual contact sharing needles and other equipment for substance use from an infected... 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...sex with women at risk for HIV? Can I get HIV from getting a tattoo or through body piercing? Can HIV be transmitted by kissing? Can HIV be transmitted by human bite? Can HIV be transmitted by being scratched? Can HIV be... Read more »
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please help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...About a month in a half ago I was fingerd and I fondled him untill ejaculation. We did heavy kissing and slept together naked we did just about everything but sex. I told him I wanted to go get an hiv test before we had sex. Read more »

OPEN MOUTH KISSING NIGHTMARE?

Posted by AussieDude, 4 Replies
...Can u get HIV from open mouth Kissing..If I have done Open mouth kissing with a Girl for 5 mins regularly.. With Clothes on.. I mean JUST KISSING.. PLease Tell Read more »

French Kissing and more

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Does French kissing (with gum inflammation but no bleeding)and vaginal penetration with the fingers(no cuts) pose a risk for HIV transmission? Read more »

French kissing and more?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does French kissing (with gum inflammation but no bleeding)and vaginal penetration with the fingers(no cuts) pose a risk for HIV transmission? Read more »