Do Dental Dams Protect From Hiv And Stds
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Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesPlastic wrap, a latex condom cut into a square, or dental dams can all be used to protect you from HIV infection when performing oral sex on a woman. Flavored dental dams and condoms do exist! See <a href="http://www.condomania.com/"... Read more »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramHi. Thank you for your question. A dental dam is a 6 inch by 6 inch pieceof latex that is normally used in dentistry for various dental procedures. Several years ago, it was suggested that these can be used to prevent thetransmission of HIV and... Read more »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramHi. Thank you for your question.Presently, there is no spray or lotion that has been proven to provide adequate protection against HIV or any other STD, when used without a condom. Spermicides and other lubricants (including those containing... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHi,YES! You had protected sex! This puts your risk of HIV transmission to very small. First we know that oral sex carries the lowest risk of HIV transmission and you had protected intercourse. Your overall risk of HIV transmission is very small. But... Read more »
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Posted by pozlady, 3 RepliesAre there any other measures that are important besides the use of condoms that one should take when dating someone who is not HIV Positive?
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Posted by James3, 1 ReplyPossible HIV/STD exposure
Hello everyone, I was in a situation recently that has given me some concern about possible HIV/STD exposure.
I am a male, always been with women but decided I wanted to try something with another guy. I met him online, and... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesFirst of all, I know this is an HIV site, but the description for this forum included worries about STDs.
I had gotten tested for HIV 12 weeks after, I am negative (which is great because I was really stressing).
So, about 3 weeks ago, I started... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHi. I'm a 25 year old heterosexual woman. I had unprotected sex 3 weeks ago. 2 weeks after the incident, my teeth started to hurt. I went to visit my dentist and he told me that I have acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis. I believe this is also... Read more »
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