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HIV transmission by kissing and smooching - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Hi doctor
User :   wanted to know some details about HIV
Doctor :   ok
User :   was wondering if kissing and smooching.. can also be a cause of infection?
Doctor :   It is said that Saliva contain few HIV virus
Doctor :   but the transmission depends on the cut surface
Doctor :   But as such it doesnt transmit the disease
User :   you mean if the partner has some infection in mouth.. like ulcers.. that can also be dangerous
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   It has increased chances of transmitting the virus through broken surfaces
Doctor :   But kissing one HIV virus doesn t tranmsit
Doctor :   i mean a person with HIV
User :   alright.. i got it.. and one more thing .. does masturbation has any harmful effects on health?
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   There is one reported case till now for HIV transmission through kissing
User :   ok
User :   but is there any way with which a person can avoid masturbation... i mean if he wants to control it
Doctor :   You have to project yoiur mind in other ways before sleep
Doctor :   reading books, listening to music till you feel sleepy
Doctor :   Planning for next day exercise or routine etc
User :   hmmm... alright will keep that in mind. any other tips you would like to give on this situation?
Doctor :   Just the common logic
Doctor :   not to watch erotic scenes
Doctor :   befor bed
Doctor :   Thinking of yoiur family
Doctor :   and good life ahead while you lie down your bed
User :   okk....
User :   you mean there is no tonic for these kind of issues?
Doctor :   No
User :   ok
User :   that's fine
User :   thanks a lot for your time
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