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Testing Negative After Kissing Cold Sore

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WANTING TO HAVE BABY PLEASE HELP. ABCESS KISS

Hi Dr. I would greatly appreciate your help. Back in nov of 2007 I kissed a girl of unknown status. I have an abcess on my gums which will puss and bleed at times (along with all my teeth having receeding gums) I deep kissed the girl and when the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...nonexistent. My advice is simple:1.Get to a dentist and have the abscess and receding-gums problems attended to! 2.No further HIV testing is warranted.3.Let the baby making process begin!Be well. Stay well.Dr. Bob Read more »

HIV Rapid Test

Hi,I kissed a guy with HIV about 2 years ago. I had a cold sore and even though I have been told I... 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 »
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Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...with no warning. Herpes can be active without symptoms or visible signs. Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV1) is the common cause of cold sores (oral herpes) around the mouth. HSV2 normally causes genital herpes. However, through sexual activity, HSV1... Read more »
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Your opinion please

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Usa that they say six months. Could i have HIV? Whats your opinion?. Sometimes for a minute or two i say, hey your fine, you tested negative at 3 months but then i tought again about all of what if, what if' What if she indeed infected me, what... Read more »

scared what if driving me nuts...

Posted by sadman, 3 Replies
...mouth a sore throat and a swollen lymph node on my neck. I got all the STD screens I could this early on and all came back neg. Including the DNA PRC at 17 days but I'm reading here that test is next to useless that early. I wished I had saved... Read more »

Well kiss my grits....NEGATIVE

Posted by Regret101, 3 Replies
...Well like most have told me my 8 week test was negative. It seems to really have taken a big weight off my shoulders. I do know I need one more test but I feel as though I am Read more »

Worried About Infection - Thank U 4 Advice

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...weeks (the last experience happened a week ago). No protection was used during this sex; however, I don't believe that I had mouth sores or any visible cuts in my mouth. In addition, the guy never fully ejaculated in the mouth - just on the... Read more »