Can You Get AIDS from Saliva?


The HIV virus can be found in the saliva of a person, but its amount is usually not enough to cause an infection in the other person. This means that kissing can not make you get the HIV virus unless there is another infectious body fluid and you have opening in your mouth.
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Can You Get AIDS From Saliva?
HIV, or human immuno-deficiency virus, is found in the saliva of an HIV-positive person; however, there is not enough HIV in saliva to cause infection in another person. You cannot contract HIV through sharing items or most forms of kissing unless... More »
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Saliva helps to break down food as it enters the esophagus and moves down into the
HIV, the virus that can lead to AIDS, is not transmitted through saliva. The only time that kissing someone would be a risk is if you both have bleeding gums or open wounds in your
People sometimes talk about it being "a gallon", but this is mostly hyperbole. The fact is that HIV just isn't transmitted through saliva.
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Saliva is made up of water, dissolved matters called electrolytes, enzymes, and mucus. It is produced by the salivary glands and it mainly aids in moistening of ...
One cannot get Aids from kissing since saliva holds a small quantity of the HIV virus to cause infection. The only way one could get infected by HIV as a result ...
Deep or open-mouthed kissing is a very low risk activity in ...
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