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Scared I got infected from french kissing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know if it is possible to get infected through french kissing. I was making out with this person and before anything else happened she told me that she had hiv. Also if I caught it from her would I have had some symptoms by now? It was 7... 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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Please help. I'm scared. I have a kissing/oral question

Posted by Worriedguy23, 2 Replies
Ok here is my story. 2 and a half years ago I met a girl online and she came and stayed with me for a few days. I did not have sex with her, but I recieved oral a couple of times, and we kissed a whole lot. She told me that my lip was bleeding... 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 »
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Please help......Had Deep french kiss with Prostitte

hi.....I had oral sex with prostitute n had deep french kiss,I think i drank little bit of saliva,now i am worried a lot.This incident was happened one year ago.During this year I had 7 HIV test all negative but I feel several symptoms(mouth...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Please see and read all the prior posts of people who have french kissed sex workers and then written in, now terrified they caught something from their passionate lip lock. There you will note a consistent theme that kissing does not transmit HIV.... Read more »

QTND French Kissing

Dr.Bob,I donated 100.00 before and got your dvd and I promise to do so again. I looked up this in the forum and all the answers go back to 2005. Has any new data about French Kissing come out or is the same as it has always been.Second,You said a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Nope. No new news about lip-lock and tonsil-hockey. The words to that classic song from Casablanca still apply: "You must remember this; a kiss is but a kiss; as time goes by."Relax Max! Unless you're kissing Count Dracula (or... Read more »

Scared about kissing and what is prolonged deep kissing?

Please help me. I am sexually inactive but go to strip clubs often. I do not have much experience kissing and dont exactly know what deep kissing is. Recently I went to a strip club and the dancer kissed me sticking her tongue out....
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Saliva is not known to transmit HIV. If it did, we would be looking at a much different epidemic.Deep kissing doesn't have a strict definition. The term is used to differentiate between kissing that doesn't involve an exchange of fluids... Read more »

Discordant testing advice between two The Body experts over French kissing and HIV -- A sinking ship, yet the band plays on!

Dr. Frascino,Please take a look at the response given by Dr. Fawcett -- The Body's Mental Health and HIV expert -- regarding someone's concern over acquiring HIV from a french kiss, and testing advice for this level of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello, Extremely Concerned Visitor.As you point out David Fawcett cited one of my posts in his answer. I really don't believe there is much difference in our advice and certainly no cause for cognitive dissonance, consulting Magic 8 Balls or... Read more »
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