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    Can HIV be contracted through kissing?

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Posted on Wed, 9 Aug 2017 in HIV and AIDS
Question: Hii I have a question about HIV. I had deep kissing with the person who has hiv undectable. I do not have any health related issues but while kissing his blood of one drop went inside me and I am really scared about whether I will get hiv??
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Answered by Dr. Monika Dede 40 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Please don't worry there is no risk for HIV.

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thank you writing in healthcaremagic.

Based on your history, undetectable HIV in his blood and just swallow a drop of his blood since that you don't have any cut or open sores in your mouth I think that there is no risk to get HIV infection.
You should know that needs to get a high viral load and blood contact with the open sores or cut in your mouth to get the risk of HIV transmission.

I hope my answer helps you.
Regards.
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