Anonymous
hello.
while kissing my partner had blood in her mouth,when we kiss i found the taste of blood and we stop only one kiss(2-4 second) and i had a one small dry cut (no bleeding) in my mouth. is that any risk oh HIV??
and now i am suffered from sign's of HIV like sore pain(like tonsil),lymph nodes(2-4),nausea,back pain.
is that any risk??
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THANK YOU...
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Anonymous
Hi there, and thanks a lot for contacting the AIDS Vancouver Helpline for you HIV/AIDS related health information.

It sounds like you are concerned about your risk of HIV transmission after kissing your partner and tasting blood in your mouth.

Deep Kissing is a No Risk activity. Here are some reasons why:


* Saliva has an enzyme that inhibits the transmission of HIV. Any small amount of blood that you tasted in the mouth would have mixed in with your saliva and the enzyme inhibiting transmission.

* HIV needs direct access to your bloodstream in order to transmit. There was no direct access to your bloodstream. The superficial cut in your mouth simply would not provide the conditions necessary for HIV transmission.


HIV presents itself differently in different people, therefore we cannot comment on the symptoms that you have been experiencing. I would, however, recommend that you contact your health care provider to discuss your symptoms and develop a treatment plan. Symptoms can be indicative of other viral infections.


I would encourage you to check out the following resources about HIV:

  • Smart Sex Resource


  • HIV Basics


  • Risk Assessment Chart


  • Thank you for contacting the AIDS Vancouver Helpline.


    Hilary


    AIDS Vancouver Helpline/Online

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