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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
...those who 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... Read more »

Gums bleed and I performed anilingus on someone that is HIV+

Hi,I believe I asked a question close to this before, but I didn't make clear that my gums bleed... Read more »

OMG, My Dr says I need PEP, please help?

Hi Dr Bob I had gone through your forum before seeing my doctor and now I don't know what to... Read more »
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...I got bitten by my assistant who's HIV positive. The skin on my finger tore when I pulled it out of his teeth, but he had no bleeding gums or sores in his mouth. Should I be worried about becoming HIV positive? STRANGE BUT TRUE   ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...infected with HIV through oral sex or in rare cases through deep kissing, especially if you have open sores in your mouth or bleeding gums. For more information, see the following Fact Sheets: 150: Stopping the Spread of HIV 151: Safer 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 »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...or vaginal fluids in your mouth. Avoid vaginal oral sex during menstruation to prevent contact with blood. Bad oral hygiene (bleeding gums, ulcers, gum disease) can make oral sex much riskier. Use a mint instead of brushing your teeth before sex.... 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 »

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 »

Chiquilla,DJ, Dutchman, GMAN, need your advice.

Posted by AussieDude, 2 Replies
...teeth in morning,but being unsure abt the female but she had no visible blood on the lips and and i couldnot see any sort of bleeding gums with the naked eyes..but thas for sure that i had no bleeding gums or teeth or any sores.. so i want to... Read more »

Symptoms?

Posted by MEguy, 2 Replies
...apart from oral. I know I need to get tested, but have to say am very nervous about going. I guess my question is: Are bleeding gums a symptom of HIV or any other STD?? Thanks Read more »