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Gum Inflammation And Hiv

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HIV risk from scissors and prechewed gum?? (CHEWING GUM, 2011) (PRE-CHEWED GUM, 2011)

I am really worried about two events which happened recently. i came in contact with a scissors which were used by someone before a longtime. 2. I came in contact with a prechewed gum. I touched it. and after sometime i put my hands in my mouth...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi."Coming in contact with a scissors which were used by someone before a longtime" is not a risk for acquiring HIV!Similarly touching pre-chewed gum and then putting your hands in your mouth is not an HIV risk! See link below.Dr. Bob<a... Read more »

Small finger cut touching a chewing gum. (CHEWING GUM, 2011) (CHEWED GUM, 2011)

It is most likely that you have already answer to similar questions like this one,but I am really... Read more »

bleeding gums?

Dr.I recently read somewhere that most people have gums that bleed most of the time, is this... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

HIV and Inflammation

What Is Inflammation? Acute and Chronic Inflammation HIV Causes Inflammation Leaky Gut Syndrome Measuring Inflammation Treating HIV Inflammation The Bottom Line What Is Inflammation? Inflammation is an early response to infection... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Inflammation, Immune Activation and HIV

Table of Contents Introduction What Is Inflammation? Chronic Inflammation and Immune Activation HIV and Inflammation A New Paradigm Looking at Biomarkers Effects of Inflammation on the Body Managing Inflammation Conclusion Selected... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

HIV and Inflammation

Inflammation has become a major concern of HIV medicine in recent years. Experts now recognize that persistent HIV infection leads to long-term immune activation and chronic inflammation, even among people on antiretroviral therapy (ART) with... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Update on Inflammation and Cardiovascular Risk in People With HIV

Table of Contents Inflammation and HIV French Study Unexpectedly Uncovers Role of Substance Use in Heart Attacks VA Study Fingers Kidney Disease as a Major Predisposing Factor for Heart Attacks BICOMBO Study Looks at the Safety of Abacavir... 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 »

gums

Posted by Anonymous
has anyone had red band gingivitis what exactly are the symptoms and at what stage of the infection would this start

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BANDS ON GUMS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I NEED HELP I HAVE SOME BANDS ON MY GUMLINES IN A FEW PLACES THAT ARE PINKISH MAYBE RED I CANT TELL. COULD THIS HIV I HAVE HAD 2 TEST AFTER 4 YRS OF LAST EXPOSURE BOTH NEG I FEEL GREAT OTHERWISE PLEASE GIVE ME SOME INPUT. SHOULD I WORRY ABOUT HIV... 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 »