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What If Somebody With Herpes Kisses Me

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Ask the Experts

Can kissing give AIDS to somebody?

I'm not sure that I'm HIV positive, I'm gonna make a test soon, but I ended up kissing a girl.If I am HIV positive, can she get it through the kiss?...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
HIV cannot be transmitted via casual contact such as kissing, drinking from the same glass as someone who has HIV, sharing eating utensils, etc.If you do think you are at risk for HIV infection, please follow through and have a diagnostic test... Read more »


I have posted a week ago and nobody responds. I have had 3 protected sex with prostitutes for over... Read more »

Concerned about a kiss from a person with herpes

How would a person know if they got herpes from kissing someone? Is there a test or just physical... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Dating, Youth and HIV: From Both Sides

Dating is hard enough at 16. But when you factor in HIV, you instantly shift from the innocence of sneaking a kiss in the hallway between classes to serious matters that most grown ups aren't even ready to deal with. There are lots of young people,... Read more »
San Francisco General Hospital

A Kiss Is Just a Kiss

If you were anywhere near a television set last summer, you inevitably heard about that case of HIV infection that appears to have resulted from kissing and kissing alone. And, admit it -- the news gave you at least a moment's pause. You couldn't... Read more »
InfoRed SIDA

Herpes Simple (lceras Bucales y Herpes Genital)

¿Qué Es el Herpes? El VHS y el VIH ¿Cómo Se Transmite el VHS? ¿Cómo Se Trata el Herpes? ¿Se Puede Prevenir el Herpes? En Pocas Palabras ¿Qué Es el Herpes? El herpes simple se refiere a un grupo de virus que infecta a los seres... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

That Night

DAMN THAT NIGHT THE NIGHT spent kissing kissing your neck and wonderful lips luscious  luscious    to feel      so lovely into the night        touching you           in places that I rarely go to/went to and feel that fine fine    ... Read more »
Connect With Others

Somebody Please Help!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am a married heterosexual male who recently kissed a woman who is not my wife (open mouth-to-mouth contact, but not deep or prolonged). I am racked with guilt and terribly afraid to initiate... or even respond .... with my wife sexually for fear... Read more »

Question about HIV and kissing?

Posted by Lissa, 2 Replies
I had unprotected sex twice with a guy I didn't know, and his baby momma told me he shoots up dope, and shares needles with his brother who has herpes. I'm scared I may have HIV. I got tested one month after exposure and I tested negative. I know... Read more »

somebody please help me understand my risk

Posted by quemesucede, 2 Replies
9 weeks ago i had and homosexual experience , i am sttraight and married too.
my exposure was mutual oral unprotected sex
but i protected anal ( condom) i topped him
and i see that in the condom remain all my sperm, i guess it mean that it did not... Read more »

Help me....please....somebody

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
In the past 6 months I have had several unprotected exposures. HIV never crossed my mind. I feel so foolish. I thought at first...oh no...I'm pregnant. Then the guy I started dating got sick....really sick...he was even coughing up bloody... Read more »