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Bleeding Gums And HIV Transmission Risk

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Bleeding Gums and Unprotected anal sex

Hi Dr Bob,As the title suggests I do have couple of issues bothering me at the moment. I was in holiday in Ibiza September 2010. I am from Northern Ireland and had unprotected anal sex with a local spanish guy - basicially was one night stand and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex and HIV Prevention" expert forum. Please resubmit your question there... Read more »

Recieving oral sex from my neg partner

Hey bob, I'm so glad that I found this website. Its going to be a useful tool for me and my... Read more »
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The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...activity, people have reportedlybecome infected with HIV in this way. A number of studies have tried todetermine the exact level of risk of oral sex, but it can be difficult to getaccurate information from study participants. Since oral sex is... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...cases of HIV transmission from performing oral sex on a person infected with HIV. While no one knows exactly what the degree of risk is, evidence suggests that the risk is less than that of unprotected anal or vaginal sex. If the person... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...body by having the man pull out before cumming. Oral Sex A number of studies have demonstrated a low but definite level of risk associated with oral sex. To make it safer, use latex condoms for oral sex on a man. If you perform oral sex... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...more difficult for blood or sexual fluid to get into your body. Be aware of your body and your partner's. Cuts, sores, or bleeding gums increase the risk of spreading HIV. Rough physical activity also increases the risk. Even small injuries... Read more »
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just curious...

Posted by brcurious, 3 Replies
...get it fromm kissing, but then there is that qualification that there are theoretically circumstances were one person may have bleeding gums and the other may have bleeding gums...blah blah blah...I am just very concerned that this may be an... Read more »

Quick Question...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...HIV? I would think that it would put the person that I am doing it to at a greater risk because they are recieving some of my blood from my gums...what I want to know is if I am at risk too because of the bleeding? Read more »

Questions about Risks for New Beau?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...even further? Also, he has a problem with gingivitis and is worried about kissing and oral sex because of this. Will his bleeding gums be a problem for either of us? And with me being the positive person in the relationship, how do things go... 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 »