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What Is The Risk Of Getting HIV From Deep Kissing

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Kissing an HIV+ Man

Hi I recently had a massage from an HIV+ masseur. During the massage he licked my anus a few times. After the massage he laid on the table with me and we kissed. It wasnt deep passionate kissing but there was most likely an exchange of saliva as...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Concerned Guy,As the old song goes, "You must remember this; a kiss is just a kiss, as time goes by . . . ."Your risk is essentially nonexistent and you are correct in your assumption that you may well have kissed another "virally enhanced"... Read more »

HIV from deep kissing?

I recently kissed another man who is gay. I am married. We did a lot of deep kissing with tongue... Read more »

HIV from deep kissing/dry humping?!

Hi Dr. Bob,I'm a bit confused, just because I called the CDC hotline and the ansewrs more confused... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...how effective this method really is in reducing transmission. It is best to use fresh needles each time. This eliminates any risk of infection. Many cities offer free needle exchange programs. Tattoos or body piercings should always be done by... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...injecting drugs? Is there a connection between HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases? Are health care workers at risk of getting HIV on the job? Are patients in a health care setting at risk of getting HIV? Have people been... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...transfusion of infected blood used to be a way people got AIDS, but now the blood supply is screened very carefully and the risk is extremely low. There are no documented cases of HIV being transmitted by tears or saliva, but it is possible to be... Read more »
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

Basic Facts About HIV/AIDS

... How many people are affected by HIV/AIDS? How is HIV transmitted? How is HIV not transmitted? How can I reduce my risk of becoming infected with HIV through sexual contact? Are there other ways to avoid getting HIV through sex? Is... Read more »
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HIV EXPOSURE FROM A GUY FINGERING AND DEEP KISSING

Posted by Katietaylor, 1 Reply
...concerned and tested? Im going out of my mind with worry and keep checking my body for HIV symptoms due what I believe my risky exposure. Im a 34 year old woman who lives in South Africa were HIV is not really discussed in great depth and... Read more »

Deep Kissing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...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 »

High-risk?

Posted by Phatfarm1980, 1 Reply
...One week ago I had an encounter with a prostitue. During this she gave me unprotected oral sex and deep throated me. I then had protected vaginal sex with her and as far as I know the condom was intact at all times. Half way through Read more »

am i in high risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...have deep kissing recently (1 month ago) with a guy (stranger). because my gum and teeth bleed easily. do u think i'm in high risk of getting HIV. 5 days later, i have fever and sore throat but recover within a week. do u think i'm in high risk.... Read more »