Aa
A
A
Close
Avatar_universal
please help, thank you
hi,

5 weeks ago i kissed a girl by random.

can i infected by hep c by way of mouth kissing? At that time, i'm sure i didnt have a gum disease, and i didnt have or taste any blood (my own blood) in my mouth or lips. The same goes to the girl, when i kissed her, i didnt taste any blood from her lips.

i'm just getting curious because there is 1 or 2 websites says that we can get infected if some infected blood come in contact with our mouth.

i'm just worried, what if there are some blood that i can't taste that time because of, for example, the taste of the girl's lipstick?

please let me know your thoughts on the above, should i worry about infected by hep c, or there is nothing to be worried about?

many thanks,
Cancel
2 Answers
Page 1 of 1
Avatar_universal
I have been with my husband for 42 years. He has had Hep C since 1979. i am negative for Hep C.
I don't think you have anything to worry about. Get on with your life and count your blessings...

Comment
Cancel
Avatar_universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
1840891_tn?1431551393
You do not have any risk from this incident. HCV is only transmitted via blood to blood, and even if you did both have bloody wounds in your mouths the transmission rate still would not be high. I think the fact that you are getting worried over just kissing might bode poorly for you however, as it seems to show some tendency towards OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder). If kissing gets you worried then you might go into a full panic over some more sexual activities. Keep an eye on that tendency and work on it if you think my guess is right. OCD doesn't destroy your body but it sure can take a lot of the enjoyment out of life and really mess up your mind. I'm not saying you have it, it's just that we see a lot of people who do have it coming on here looking for reassurance over things that aren't even a cause for concern, and I hope you will give yourself an look-over for any tendency that way and get some help if you do see it. If my guess is all wrong, please accept my apologies.
Comment
Cancel
1840891_tn?1431551393
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Your Answer
Avatar_universal
Answer
Know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
please help, thank you
Submit Answer
A
A
Recent Activity
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
livn_learnn commented on Salivary gland disord...
3 hrs ago
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
Delawarewallflower is ... Comment
8 hrs ago
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
susan400 Just diagnosed w/Graves..st... Comment
12 hrs ago
Blank
Weight Tracker
Track your weight over time
Start Tracking Now
Top Hepatitis Answerers
163305_tn?1333672171
Blank
orphanedhawk
Rural Mural, CA
317787_tn?1428318779
Blank
Dee1956
DC
446474_tn?1446351282
Blank
HectorSF
San Francisco, CA
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
can-do-man
IN
1815939_tn?1377995399
Blank
pooh55811
683231_tn?1438659664
Blank
flyinlynn
Auburn, WA
Hepatitis C Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
May 21 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543_tn?1443740527
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
01/15 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGD, FICCMOBlank
Top Hepatitis Answerers
163305_tn?1333672171
Blank
orphanedhawk
Rural Mural, CA
317787_tn?1428318779
Blank
Dee1956
DC
446474_tn?1446351282
Blank
HectorSF
San Francisco, CA
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
can-do-man
IN
1815939_tn?1377995399
Blank
pooh55811
683231_tn?1438659664
Blank
flyinlynn
Auburn, WA