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Can you catch aids by french kissing?

Can you catch aids by french kissing?

Yes: If you have an open lesion in your mouth and your partner has an open lesion in their mouth it is possible that if there is transfer of fluids including blood from mouth to mouth. ...Read more

Dr. Martin Raff
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Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, or AIDS, is the final stage of HIV, which causes intense damage to the immune system. It is associated with a low CD4 lymphocytes count and clinical signs of immune dysfunction. Specifically, AIDS begins when the CD4 cell ...Read more


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Can you catch aids just from ear kissing?

Can you catch aids just from ear kissing?

No: Ear kissing is on the list of "very safe" sexual activities. ...Read more

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Can you catch oral herpes by kiss even after washing mouth?

Can you catch oral herpes by kiss even after washing mouth?

Herpes: Yes. Of course. But here are important facts. 75 % of americans are infected with herpes type one, the virus most often responsible for oral herpes. Most got infected as children from family members. If you have not had a blood test for herpes you must have one before you can learn about prevention. People infected with herpes shed the virus at unpredictable and untestable rates. ...Read more

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Can you get hiv from casual kissing?

Can you get hiv from casual kissing?

No: It's very clear you cannot catch HIV this way. You can get infectious mono, CMV, herpes simplex, syphilis, and/or gonorrhea. For syphilis, there's got to be a lesion. For the others, less so. Most folks think it's worth the risk. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can you get HIV through kissing?.

Can you get HIV through kissing?.

No: The risk is virtually zero unless you have open sores on your lips or in your mouth. ...Read more

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Can you catch chlamydia from using someone's toothbrush?

Can you catch chlamydia from using someone's toothbrush?

It would be rare: However...Bacteria from a toothbrush can be transmitted so you're better off not brushing for a very short term vs using someone else's brush. If you have no choice, soak the brush in 50/50 bleach/water first. ...Read more

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Kissing a HIV affected person will transmit aids to you how often?

Kissing a HIV affected person will transmit aids to you how often?

No: Hiv is not found in high enough concentrations in saliva to cause infection, so kissing cannot transmit the virus, even if you both have chapped lips. If one person has active bleeding on the lips, then that is possible, but why would you kiss someone who's lip was bleeding? Truth is, there have been no known cases of HIV being transmitted from kissing. ...Read more

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Can you contract HIV virus by sharing thesame toothbrush with an infected person?

Can you contract HIV virus by sharing thesame toothbrush with an infected person?

Very unlikely: Fortunately, the viability of HIV is very short lived outside of the body and is not contagious once exposed to air and surfaces that dry. There would be some minimal risk if the brush was used immediately after an infected person brushed with it by another. Virtually little to no risk if there was some significant time. ...Read more

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Can i be infected to aids or hiv or any desease by just simply kissing an infected person?

Can i be infected to aids or hiv or any desease by just simply kissing an infected person?

Very unlikely: A simple kiss is not likely to transmit HIV. See this site for more info. http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/basics/transmission.html ...Read more

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Can you get chlamydia from kissing someone?

Can you get chlamydia from kissing someone?

No.: Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease and lives only (for practical purposes) in the genitourinary tract often causing symptoms but occasionally reading there asymptomatically in carrier individuals. If you have had unprotected intercourse you should be checked for pregnancy and stds including gonorrhea, chlamydia and hiv. ...Read more

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Can you catch herpes by swallowing sperm?

Can you catch herpes by swallowing sperm?

Yes, from oral sex: If partner is infected. Not from semen or sperm if partner is not infected. ...Read more

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Can you catch aids from sharing an eating bowl?

No: You get HIV infection from unprotected sex and shared needles, not from sharing bowls. ...Read more