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receiving oral sex from partner with bleeding gums

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello...great job on the boards everyone. I am fretting over here, and wonder if you can help. I am female, and I received oral sex from a man with a sketchy sexual history. He has very poor teeth, and I assume bleeding gums, although I can't be... Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Could I catch HIV from sharing infected toilet pap

Posted by blackwinterday, 1 Reply
Dear Expert,

I am new to this forum! Firstly, I would like to express my gratitude to all of you!

I am scared over the incident told below!

Recently, I was diagnosed with hemorrhoids so I always wipe off my vagina and anus after urinating. I always... Read more »
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Bet You Never Heard This One !!! I will make a Doantion. This could help people with this happening. (HOW HIV IS TRANSMITTED, 2010) (CHEWING GUM, 2010)

Dr. Bob, Did I stump the doctor? Has this question ever been addressed? I came into my office this Friday Morning. Went to our water machine. Next to the water machine is a waste basket. There was a new liner in the waste basket so I threw...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Lisa,Did you stump the doctor? No, of course not, silly girl!Has this question ever been addressed? Yes, and you could have found the answer in the archives! (See below.)Dr. Bob12 years old and i have a question about chewing gum and hiv. i... Read more »

Risk from deep french kissing with bleeding gums "HAD PROTECTED SEX WITH AN HIV+ WOMAN"

hello.i had protected sex with an hiv + woman just once but we used to kiss deeply yet i had bleeding gums,i dont know if she had bleeding gums too but am really concerned about my health because by the time i had sex with her she had a serious hiv...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for the question,Typically kissing (even deep french kissing) is not really considered a risk. This is because blood isn't just hanging out in both people's mouths nor is something like saliva going to transmit HIV. However, two... Read more »

HIV+ with bleeding gums kissed a guy and oral

So I recently was with a guy who I fell madly in love with while abroad. I have vowed to meet him again and we have been in touch since I left. Well we went out to eat and as I know about brushing, I tried to stay away and would only use mouth wash...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiWe do know that with an undetectable viral load the risk of HIV transmission decreases to less than 4%. From what you have shared with me I don't believe there was a huge risk of transmission to your partner. What I feel may have happened is... Read more »

bleeding gums during oral

Please help! This is my third try! Is am a female. On December 30 I gave unprotected oral sex to a person of unknown status. It only lasted for a couple of minutes. He did not cum because I stopped and I don't know if there was precum. 6 days...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Bleeding gums would certainly increase the risk of HIV transmission. Oral sex is still a low risk activity. Bleeding gums aside, I would not be concerned about a one-time incident of oral sex. Your sore throat was just a coincidence and has... Read more »
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Study Links Acid Produced From Gum Disease With HIV

A recent study conducted by researchers in Japan found that an acid produced in the mouth because of gum disease might promote the progression of HIV, AFP/ Yahoo! News reports. According to the researchers, the study, which will be published in... Read more »