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Can Hiv Cause Bleeding During Intercourse

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Bleed during intercourse(both are HIV negative)

Dear DOctor, Is it possible to get infected with HIV if the penis foreskin got torn and bleed abit during the process of sexual intercourse? However, both parties are HIV negative in the first place. Is it stil possible?...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
If both partners are HIV negative where would the HIV come from???? There is no spontaneous generation of HIV. It is a virus that is passed from one person to another.DW... Read more »

Bleed during intercourse

Dear DOctor,Is it possible to get infected with HIV if the penis foreskin got torn and bleed abit... Read more »
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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 »

If a woman bleeds during vaginal sex does that increase the risk of hiv?

Posted by Reez79, 2 Replies
A woman I met almost a week ago we had unprotected sex twice and she started bleeding. She claimed it was cause of a tumor on her lower stomach or uterus. Can't remember where she said its at. I'm 29 and she 40. We had sex yesterday.

I'm now worried... Read more »

My penis started bleeding during oral sex. Worried!

Posted by doncram, 1 Reply
So I received oral sex from this guy, who I asked their status and they said they were clean, didn't have nothing. A little while into it I believe my frenulum tore and it started bleeding, he had my blood in his mouth and he started gagging (was a... Read more »

semen in contact with bleeding lip during oral sex

Posted by caliku, 1 Reply
2.5 days ago performed oral sex on someone who's status I don't know and can't find out. realized after he ejaculated in my my mouth that my chapped lip was bleeding. Worried that virus got in through that way. What is my risk of HIV transmission... Read more »