Many people with HIV can expect to have a near-normal lifespan. It may be reassuring to know that you can have a long-term relationship and a fulfilling sex life with your partner, and stay HIV negative. Its completely safe to kiss and hug your partner.
Can you kiss someone with HIV?
Although HIV can be detected in saliva, it cant be passed to other people through kissing because a combination of antibodies and enzymes found naturally in saliva prevent HIV infecting new cells.
Is French Kiss safe?
Saliva carries minuscule traces of the virus, but this isnt considered harmful. Saliva contains enzymes that break down the virus before it has a chance to spread. Kissing, even “French” or open-mouth kissing, wont transmit HIV.
Why do I get wet when we kiss?
In the short-term, men like kisses to be wet, while women do not. Psychologists hypothesize that males perceive a greater wetness or salivary exchange during kissing as an index of the females sexual arousal/receptivity, similar to the act of sexual intercourse, Hughes wrote.