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HIV transmission through kissing - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   hello doctor i want to know can aids transmitted through kissing
Doctor :   yes it can transmit
User :   how
Doctor :   yes the virus will transmit
User :   i want to know how it will transmit
Doctor :   sure
User :   so please tell
Doctor :   the virus causing AIDS is HIV
Doctor :   it will be present in the blood cells
Doctor :   oral cavity will have the minor cuts which is not visible and are symptom free.
Doctor :   so the virus present in the blood can gain access into oral cavity and during the act of kissing may come into contact with the cuts of healthy person and can infect the person
Doctor :   this is hoe the virus is transmitted
Doctor :   How*
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