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Could I have HIV from a short time kissing ?

Could I have HIV from a short time kissing. Trying to get over anxiety about this. I french kissed with friend of mine for about 30 seconds to a minute. This happened a few weeks ago. A couple days ago she mentioned that she thinks she might have HIV from sharing needles and is going to go get tested. I've read stuff about how one can't get it from kissing and there has to be blood involved, but doesn't everyone have some tiny cuts and blood in their mouth. Also I have a few slightly painful but not visible cavities in my mouth, do those count as open sores or wounds. We only kissed, for less than a minute. I just got over some severe depression and anxiety but I feel it coming back over this issue that is probably nothing, but it keeps nagging at my head and I'm downright afraid. I just wanna know that I'm okay.
Asked On : Tue, 9 Mar 2010
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Thanks for choosing HCM.,
HIV....Human Immunodeficiency Virus...
It can spread only by...Sexual contact( more seen in Heterosexual contact), Sharing of unsterilized needles, Blood transfusion, mother to baby, the other mode of spread ..,
only by blood involvement ...In frence kissing..During that time any abrasions or cuts in
the mouth can sread the Virus..ok.First to ruled out this by doing Screening test...,
i.e ..ELISA..Tridot more than 2 labs then +ve ..go for confirmation...
i.e. WESTERNBLOT TEST..,Now you have ulcers in the mouth are...STRESS ULCERS..,
So don't depress first exclude it and consult good physician..,aware on the AIDS ok.
Answered: Mon, 19 Dec 2011
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  Anonymous's Response

Hi.. HIV transmission through oral cavity is rare, though not possible.. The best way solve this issue is getting the tests for HIV done.. There are various methods of diagnosing the presence of the virus... Discuss about these tests with your doctors.. Looking at the reports will be the best method of alleviating the anxiety..

Answered: Fri, 12 Mar 2010
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