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Is it possible to get an STD from kissing someone?

I recently started dating after a divorce and it seems that each date ends with a kiss. Is it possible to get an STD from kissing someone? I always make sure she doesn’t have any visible cold sores, but I’m still concerned that I could get a more serious STD like HIV. I read that this is only possible if there is visible blood in her mouth (from something like flossing). Is there any STD that is transmitted via saliva?

How can I get HIV?

I just started hanging out with a new guy. We’ve been kissing and I gave him a blow job the other day without a condom. Should I be worried? How can I get HIV?