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Can You Get HIV From Bleeding Gums

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HIV bleeding gums and passionate kissing

If you have bleeding gums after bushing your teeth and 30 minutes to an hour later the blood has coagulated and you kiss someone passionately and this person has HIV can you contact HIV?
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
As mentioned previously, kissing is a considered a safe activity, even passionate kissing.Even if the other person involved had brushed his/her teeth within the last 30 minutes I would not consider this an at risk activity.Hope this helps!DR 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 »

Bleeding gums/transmission of HIV infection

My brother is HIV positive and has ANUG. He frequently has fresh blood around his upper front... Read more »
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The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...butreal risk. Tips for Safer Oral Sex Oral sex is more risky if you or your partner have an untreated STD, badoral hygiene (bleeding gums, ulcers, gum disease), or take ejaculate (cum) inthe mouth. There are things you can do to reduce the... 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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...in the U.S. since 1993 ( New York Times , 2/7). In at least two of the cases, the infants' mothers were HIV-positive and had bleeding gums or mouth sores while they were pre-chewing food for their children (AP/Google.com, 2/6). The researchers... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...extremely rare cases of HIV being transmitted via deep "French" kissing but in each case, infected blood was exchanged due to bleeding gums or sores in the mouth. Because of this remote risk, it is recommended that individuals who are... 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 »

oral sex (receiving)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...24/7. im getting my test results next week but im not sure how risky oral sex is. Ive heard that i could get hiv if she had bleeding gums which i dont think she did but how about saliva? help im going crazy. 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 »

Question??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...her brests and then sucking on them. Not sure if any vaginal fluid was on them or not. Could one get Hiv this way. I do have bleeding gums since sensative. Read more »