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Getting AIDS From 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 »

Tit sucking with bleeding gums (update)

Dr. Frascino - Thanks for your patience in answering these questions, and in particular for... Read more »

Fellatio with bleeding gums

Hello. Good day! I would just want to know if I'm just overreacting with my case right now.... 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, 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 »

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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