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Oral Sex Bleeding Gums and Hiv...Please help

Posted by terrifiednFla, 1 Reply
I have been engaging in performing oral sex for many months on different men with HIV status unknown. None of which ejaculated in my mouth. But after what im feeling I am fearful that i have contracted HIV. I tasted blood in my mouth and had... Read more »

bleeding gums

Posted by Anonymous
I'm waiting to get tested after a possable exposier.Recently after brushing my teath I had bleeding gums.Half an hour later I did the most stupidist thing and deep kissed my girlfriend.I am worried to death that I may have exposed her.Anyone in here... Read more »

Please help!!!! Uprotected oral and bleeding gums

Posted by boogen52
Hi, I'm new here so I'll do my best to write this simple like. I am a 25 year old male who about two months ago 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... Read more »

receiving oral sex from partner with bleeding gums

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello...great job on the boards everyone. I am fretting over here, and wonder if you can help. I am female, and I received oral sex from a man with a sketchy sexual history. He has very poor teeth, and I assume bleeding gums, although I can't be... Read more »

My bad, read it tho, gums were bleeding

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
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Ask the Experts

Bleeding gums/transmission of HIV infection

My brother is HIV positive and has ANUG. He frequently has fresh blood around his upper front teeth. Is it possible for me to be "at risk" by kissing him on the lips when blood is present? How about sharing the same fork when he is...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
For there to be a risk of transmission, you would have to have an open sore on your lips. There is no risk of transmission as long as your lip tissue is intact. There are no documented cases of transmission of HIV via casual contact which includes... Read more »

Bleeding gums, Herpes, and HIV

I am an HIV+ male with CD4 counts of 500+ and a low viral load who is not on medication.I have had problems with dry and receding gum line all my life. Periodically, this causes bleeding and pain that must be addressed by a competent dental...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
1. How, if at all, does my my positive status affect my gums. I have heard that in advanced stages of AIDS that gum problems are common, but my problems started long before I had HIV and I am still a long way from being sick. Should a dentist be... Read more »

French kissing with gums that were bleeding may cause HIV?

I had a girlfriend who is sexually active but I wasnt aware until we broke up. She would always French kiss me. I had chapped lips all the time due to winter season. I didn't know if her mouth was bleeding or not. I would never taste blood. She...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou cannot get HIV from kissing. Rest assured that you are fine!Be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »

HIV bleeding gums and passionate kissing

If you have bleeding gums after bushing your teeth and 30 minutes to an hour later the blood has coagulated and you kiss someone passionately and this person has HIV can you contact HIV?...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
As mentioned previously, kissing is a considered a safe activity, even passionate kissing.Even if the other person involved had brushed his/her teeth within the last 30 minutes I would not consider this an at risk activity.Hope this helps!DR... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Links Acid Produced From Gum Disease With HIV

A recent study conducted by researchers in Japan found that an acid produced in the mouth because of gum disease might promote the progression of HIV, AFP/ Yahoo! News reports. According to the researchers, the study, which will be published in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Coital Bleeding and HIV Risks Among Men and Women in Cape Town, South Africa

The researchers set out to examine the prevalence and sources of coital bleeding among men and women living in a township in Cape Town. Genital bleeding during intercourse may play a part in facilitating the spread of HIV in South Africa, which has... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexually Transmitted Infections Among UK Street-Based Sex Workers

The authors conducted an observational study of street-based sex workers who attended a London genitourinary medicine (GUM) clinic between July 1, 2006, and Jan. 31, 2007. In July 2006, a local outreach project developed a weekly drop-in for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Kingdom: Ulster Treatment Centers Battling an Explosion in Sexual Diseases

Understaffed Northern Ireland genitourinary (GUM) clinics are continuing to see more STDs, including dramatic increases of gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis. Between January and September 2005, there were 53 HIV cases, compared to 63 cases for all... Read more »