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French Kissing, HIV Risk?


Hi I engage in an intense french kissing with a Russian prostitute, 3 to 5 min, a lot of saliva involved, I dont have any sore, cut or any major mouth injury, no blleding, but I may have a bleeding gum during that morning while I toothbrished my teeths, I didnt pay attnetion that particular morning, but I have some small bleeding while I toothbrished my teeths,

The lady dont have any visible cold sore on the lips, but I dont know If she may have any other injury inside the mouth, I didnt taste any blood during kissing, but I am concern, about HIV risk, assuming she is HIV positive



Thank you for your inquiry. From what we gather from the question, you were asking about the HIV risk associated with french kissing. From the information given, this scenario is determined to be No Risk (transmission of HIV is not possible in the given scenario).

The scenario mentioned above does not meet the three components of the transmission equation. HIV is not transmitted through saliva and kissing is not considered a risky activity. Refer to the source below for a more information about HIV transmission.


Recommendation: No need for HIV test with the scenario provided, refer to a physician for other health related questions


AIDS Vancouver Helpline/Online, Marie