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Can AIDS Be Transmitted Through Bleeding Gums

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Bleeding Gums....

What do experts mean by bleeding gums in reference to transmitting HIV or being infected with HIV? DO bleeding gums mean excessive or just slight everyday bleeding caused by brushing? In other words does slight bleeding open one up to a serious...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
The HIV prevention literature does not elaborate on your "bleeding gums" inquiry. For starters, it would be difficult to quantify the difference between "everyday" and "excessive" bleeding from a person's gums.... 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... Read more »

Bleeding gums Post sexual encounter. Please Help Me!

Was with a woman with unknown hiv status. NO oral sex or intercourse. Just alot of deep kissing.... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Can Be Transmitted Through Pre-Chewed Food, Researchers Say

HIV can be transmitted to infants through food that is pre-chewed by an HIV-positive parent or caregiver, CDC researchers said Wednesday at the 15th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in Boston, the New York Times reports.... 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

Prechewed Infant Food May Transmit AIDS Virus

A new medical report offers evidence of infants being infected with HIV by eating premasticated food chewed by HIV-positive caregivers. Prechewing food for infants, usually during the weaning period, has been documented in various parts of the... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

Ireland: Sexually Transmitted Infections in Men Who Have Sex With Men (MSM) Continue to Soar

This article was reported by the Belfast Telegraph . The Belfast Telegraph reported that effective HIV treatments may be responsible for climbing sexually transmitted infection (STI) rates among men who have sex with men (MSM) in Northern... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

My bad, read it tho, gums were bleeding

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
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bleeding gums

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had a single indicident of unprotected vaginal sex 2 months ago, and I have had severe bleeding gums in the past month or so. Does anyone know if this could be a sign of seroconversion or immunosuppression? It's really getting me down. Would... Read more »