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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 looking good in terms of HIV. I really would like to thank you all for... Read more »

test positive after a negative 6 weeks test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
has anyone ever heard of this happening with a person with a normal immune system? Read more »

Mixed couple-French kissing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi,
We are planning to have protected sex, what are realistic risks for the neg partner with open mouth(french kissing). Someone please help.
Thanks!

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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 cheilitis, pains in the gums, all my life as ended, or almost ended, i... Read more »

HIV Through Open Mouth Kissing

Posted by Charlie505, 2 Replies
I had an open mouth kissing for about 20 secs with a girl of unknown hiv status, after that i am getting back to back mild sore throat and white tounge for 2 months which is still there, i got worried and got 5 hiv test following from 6,8,10,12,and... Read more »
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"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 questions...please - this is 8th time I've asked you to answer my question...I'm sorry it's long but I'm very concerned that I'm...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,1. The important concept here is that symptoms are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected. A negative HIV-antibody test outside the window period trumps "symptoms" each and every time.2. No. The vast... Read more »

kissing and testing after 6, 10 weeks

hii , please i need your advicei kissed a girl in a very deep way and after 1 day i felt swollen nodes and lymphatic pain in my neck, after that i had sore throat and soes on my tounge, i went for hiv antibody test after 6 weeks and it was negative,...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiOral sex, including kissing, carries the lowest risk of HIV transmission. You may have picked up another infection or are getting a cold but the likelihood of this being HIV is VERY small. The guidelines for testing are to be tested at 3 weeks... Read more »

Hiv test+tongue kissing

HiI have 2 questionsHow much time do i have to wait in order to get an hiv test(what test will get me the most accurate results?)if i had unprotected sex with a woman that i don't know her HIV status in 18.4.2012 ?Assuming that the Hiv test...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Getting an HIV test now would tell you if you are infected. The combo HIV test that looks for HIV antibodies and the p24 antigen is perfect here since if the result is negative, so are you.Transmission of HIV orally would be very difficult and take... 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 oraquick, a product from orasure detects hiv presence in the saliva (no blood in saliva) during the 15 min test? Can you further explain this to me? ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,As in the case with so many questions submitted to this forum, the answer you request was already waiting for you in the archives. See below.Dr. Bobsaliva qJul 18, 2006 Dear Dr.Bob, I've read it in the archives that the saliva is steril,... Read more »
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