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The Risk Of Open Mouth Kissing

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Ambivalent information on risk via open mouth kissing

Hi Dr. Frascino,I hope you are well.I just want to note the numerous, ambivalent and highly confusing information available via the internet to the common populace, earnestly seeking out said information to assess their individual risks from...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Visitor,I always strive to make my responses as definitive and consistent as possible. Responding to your specific question, "is open mouth kissing a risk or not?" the answer is that kissing is not a risk for HIV transmission. You implied a... Read more »

kissing and aids

can i contact aids from kissing a person who is infected? Read more »

Am undetectable can kissing

I have AIDS and am undetectable, have no mouth lessions etc... I have excellent health, take meds. ... Read more »
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HIV and Its Transmission

...actually found in blood or other specimens, drying of HIV-infected human blood or other body fluids reduces the theoretical risk of environmental transmission to that which has been observed -- essentially zero. Incorrect interpretation of... Read more »
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kissing someone after they performed oral

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Is there a risk if you open mouth kiss someone right after they performed oral on someone else?? My incident involved kissing right after the person was sucking Read more »

Risk of mouth to mouth tranmission during threesom

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...oral with the other guy. Probably 2 to five minutes after. i don't believe the guy ejaculated. what are my risks of this open mouth kiss. scared and confused. Any input would help. Thank you. 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 me,plz help me i was scared Read more »

Mixed Couple-French Kissing

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