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Possibility of HIV transmission by kissing - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   ok
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   oh hi there...well i was just wondering about some symptoms i was having
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Please proceed.
User :   ok well around august 29 i started to feel weakness fatigue loss of appetite and nausea
User :   then my "boyfriend" who i just kissed started to feel the same
User :   about 1 month after mine symptoms subsided
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i dont think its mono...what else could it possibly be
Doctor :   I dont think there is anything to be worried about. Did either you or your boy friend have any fever?
User :   nope
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Any other complaint that you both had?
User :   um well i thought i had hiv lol and thats why i felt so lousy...but i dont think u can pass it through kissing
Doctor :   It could either be a mild viral fever at the most. There is a high possibility that your boy friend may not have gotten anything from you.
User :   so he prolly wouldnt of come down with the same things i was feeling
Doctor :   No. HIV cannot pass by kissing.
User :   hmmm
User :   can you even have hiv symptoms without a fever?
User :   god forbid
Doctor :   Yes. HIV has no symptoms in the early stages at all. The symptoms do not appear
Doctor :   till very late.
Doctor :   But for HIV you should have a positive history of exposure

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