bleeding gums during oral
Apr 15, 2012
Please help! This is my third try! Is am a female. On December 30 I gave unprotected oral sex to a person of unknown status. It only lasted for a couple of minutes. He did not cum because I stopped and I don't know if there was precum. 6 days later I developed a painless sore throat. I tested negative for chlamydia, gonorrhea, strep and mono. My gums bleed when I brush my teeth. If my gums bled slightly during oral sex , I am at risk for HIV? Could the sore throat just be a coincide?
Response from Mr. Cordova
Your sore throat was just a coincidence and has nothing to do with HIV.
If you haven't already done so, I would suggest a visit to your dentist to discuss ways to strengthen your gums, so they do not bleed. I would also suggest waiting at least two hours after brushing or flossing you teeth before you engage in oral sex. If you need to freshen your breathe before being intimate, use gum or alcohol-free mouth wash.
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