Can HIV infection be spread through kiss?
Back in October, I briefly french kissed a woman. I do not know whether or not she has HIV. I am worried that I may have been infected from this. I know saliva does not carry much of a risk, but, I had a healing sore in my mouth.
I am afraid that, if she had blood in her mouth, then I am now infected too. I do not know if she did or not, I am just afraid of the possibility.
Do I need to be tested.
Probably there was no HIV transmission.
Hi, I have gone through your question and understand your concerns.
There is no transmission of HIV infection by the kiss, unless both of you had mouth sores or wounds with active bleeding.
Even in that case, the risk of transmission is very minimal, or let say theoretical,
I don't think you need to be tested for HIV, but if you have serious doubts, get tested and peace your mind.
Hope this answers your question. If you have additional questions or follow up questions then please do not hesitate in writing to us. I will be happy to answer your questions.
HIV infection is transmitted by blood contact.
Hi again XXXX.
HIV transmission is closely related to blood contact.
Even if you had sores in your mouth, your partner had sores in her mouth too, it is necessary the presence of blood in your mouths in order to exist the possibility of HIV transmission.
Even if your partner had blood in her mouth, and you had sores, the possibility of HIV transmission is very low.
If you still have doubts, just get tested.
Hope I helped you. Best regards.
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