A 18-year-old female asked:
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while kissing my hiv positive bf, i tasted a little blood in my mouth. if it was his blood, can hiv be transmitted if i have no open cuts & sores?

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Dr. Philip Miller
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Doubtful: but the blood came from somewhere! If not using condoms or not having vaginal or anal intercourse, the transmission via saliva is exceptionally low, but has been reported: get examined and tested.
Answered on Feb 10, 2019

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