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for Jackie blue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
what do u mean the tongue problem could be an indication for something. Do u mean cancer

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Copper Blue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Are you positive? Have you ever had thrush? Can you describe it? I can't get a dr. appointment for another week.
Thanks

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closure on testing -- question for JackieBlue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I sent this message to Ryan, but also wanted to send it to Jackie --- since both of you are such calming influence on people as they deal with these health issues.

I had a low risk encounter in August -- protected intercourse, but unprotected... Read more »

question for jackie blue??

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
been reading the site for a while and you seem very knowledgeable so wanted to ask you this question,im a 50 yr old married male, had some unsafe sex practices such as oral and vaginal sex over the last few years, the only symptoms ive encountered... Read more »

question for jackie blue & others with replys

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i had an unsafe oral /vaginal sex act with a hetro female, 3 months later and to this day still(2 yrs later)i have this burning mouth problem,tongue is red and cracked everywhere,now the only other problem is erection problems i get them but they... Read more »
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tongue kissing or french kissing

Is it possible to catch Hep C by tongue kissing or french kissing? Can you help me with this questionThank You Jackie...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
No this would not be a risk.... Read more »

hepC & Tongue Ring

I am currently dating someone who has Hep C , And was worried about contacting the virus ? My question is Am I more sujectable to getting it because I have my tongue Pierced?...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Hepatitis C is not really well transmitted sexually. If there is blood to blood contact and your tongue ring might increase that likelihood, then indeed it might increase the chances from near zero to slightly higher. However the chances are still... Read more »

HOUSKEEPER BLUES

Dear Nancy , I was diagnoised with hep b virus .I was working as a housekeeper at a 4 star hotel and it should of been a no star it was filthy .It was a party hotel for rich & poor .I had picked up bloody rags and towels with no gloves on...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
I'm sorry that you've received this unhappy surprise. Here's the information that can help you understand whether you contracted hepatitis B at work: 1. Hep B travels the same routes that HIV does, but is more likely to be transmitted... Read more »

tongue pierced

I am thinking of getting my tongue pierced. Could you please tell me how long I have to wait to have oral sex with my partner(female). If I do have oral sex with her to early what are some of the risks?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Before you get your tongue pierced, educate yourself about the pros and cons of doing so. It is not a simple process, can have some unpleasant consquences, and takes some care and time to heal properly. Talk to people you know who have had their... Read more »
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