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Bleeding Gums Do I Need To Get Tested For HIV

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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 often and are very sensitive. i performed aniligus on a partner that we found out later has HIV.. I only used my tongue and we we didn't do anything...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...relevant point here. You clearly already are worried. The bottom line is always: if you feel you've placed yourself at risk for HIV, get a single HIV-antibody test at the three-month mark. Your HIV-acquisition risk remains very low.Good luck.Dr.... Read more »

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... 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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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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Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, October 19, 2010

...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 »
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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 »
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anyone help pls!!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...some of the sites out there that says insertive oral sex does carry risk if the person performing it has bad oral health such a bleeding gums. So my question is do i really need to get a HIV test done? i had a glance at the condom after the... 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 »

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 »

Oral sex risk

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hey guys im female and performed oral sex on a guy a few weeks ago. I read that the risk is increased if one has bleeding gums. well i recently had a root canal done and the gums around the tooth have been sore and a little dry blood on the gums... Read more »