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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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Is it possible to catch aids or HIV from french kissing? Is it unpredictable, sort or russian roulette?

Is it possible to catch aids or HIV from french kissing?  Is it unpredictable, sort or russian roulette?

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 catch aids from saliva ?

Can you catch aids from saliva  ?

Likely not: Risk of this very small, especially if no blood in the saliva. ...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