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Bleeding Gums Afraid I Have HIV

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Bet You Never Heard This One !!! I will make a Doantion. This could help people with this happening. (HOW HIV IS TRANSMITTED, 2010) (CHEWING GUM, 2010)

Dr. Bob, Did I stump the doctor? Has this question ever been addressed? I came into my office this Friday Morning. Went to our water machine. Next to the water machine is a waste basket. There was a new liner in the waste basket so I threw...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...doctor? No, of course not, silly girl!Has this question ever been addressed? Yes, and you could have found the answer in the archives! (See below.)Dr. Bob12 years old and i have a question about chewing gum and hiv. i will donate $20 (HOW HIV IS... Read more »

Need your answer - PLS HELP ME

I went to a strip club on last Monday. I took a lap dance and kissed the dancer. While kissing our... Read more »

contaminated HIV blood in an apple, possible to infect?

Dear Mark,Say for example there's an apple and it was contaminated with a drop of fresh blood with... Read more »
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Black AIDS Institute

Scared Straight: High HIV Rates Among Black NYC Women Frighten a Health Reporter

...youthful faces in lights. But under their pictures was a statistic that sucker-punched me: 93.4 percent. As in, 93.4 of all new HIV cases among women in NYC occur among Black and Latina women. As in a mere six-plus percentage points away from... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...extremely rare cases of HIV being transmitted via deep "French" kissing but in each case, infected blood was exchanged due to bleeding gums or sores in the mouth. Because of this remote risk, it is recommended that individuals who are... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...TheBody.com's "Ask the Experts" forum on safe sex and HIV prevention is flooded with tons of questions every day. It's normal to be scared, especially if you don't know much about HIV. But that is why it is important to educate yourself: so you... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...including: Limited access to health care due to lack of insurance and/or transportation Unstable housing Fear of partner (domestic) violence Other responsibilities such as child care or caring for a sick partner ... Read more »
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Please help!!!! Uprotected oral and bleeding gums

Posted by boogen52
...was involved in unprotected oral sex recieved from and given to a girl of the same age with unknown HIV/AIDS status. I have bleeding gums or gum disease which is something that terrifies me to no end. I found out later on that she had been a... Read more »

scared what if driving me nuts...

Posted by sadman, 3 Replies
I was on a trip and did the dumbest worst thing in my life. I had protected vaginal sex with a prostitute. Now I can't sleep and can't stop thinking what if...Please help. Here are my three what ifs: During sex I didn't cum so I removed the... Read more »

12 weeks of hell guy

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...disease. They dont bleed on their own though but even when brushed lightly they do. For them to be a risk i.e. a gateway for HIV would the girl in question have to have a significant amount of blood in her mouth for it to pass on (assuming the... Read more »

Am i at risk?

Posted by AussieDude, 1 Reply
...case of a COUPLE found, where hiv was transmitted through kissing.But in such cases, BOTH, the husband and wife, had SERIOUS gum bleeding problems, and thier gums used to bleed after brushing.....but not every one has BLEEDING GUMS RIGHT? So if... Read more »