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Hiv And Teeth

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Wisdom teeth removal and hiv risk

I recently had my wisdom teeth removed through oral-dental surgery. 2 weeks after my operation, I kissed someone for several hours (some french kissing was involved). I do not now this person's hiv status, but, as far as I know, this person...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk is essentially nonexistent. You should have been fairly well healed up two full weeks after wisdom teeth extraction. Besides, your partner would have to have been HIV positive and bleeding significantly. Unless your... Read more »

HIV/HIV Drugs Antidepressants Killing My Teeth

I have been seeing my dentist for the last 6-7 years. I am HIV poz and have developed major oral... Read more »

HIV and gums

I am HIV+ been diagnosed for a year now. Over the past 2 years (and before being diagnosed with... Read more »
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The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

...approved for facial lipoatrophy in HIV+ people. Radiesse contains man-madecalcium hydroxylapatite, a substance found in bones and teeth. It is used forreconstructive surgery and dentistry, and has a good safety record. Radiessecosts approximately... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...However, even small amounts of blood in your mouth might transmit HIV during kissing or oral sex. Blood can come from flossing your teeth, or from sores caused by gum disease, or by eating very hot or sharp, pointed food. To infect someone, the... Read more »
The Well Project

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

...You should avoid any contactwith the area until a health care worker has examined it. Don't floss, brush your teeth, or do anything that would create abrasionsor cuts in your mouth before performing oral sex. Use mouthwash or a... Read more »
The Well Project

Starting HIV Treatment

...works? Then make your plan. If you take drugs in the morning, pick something thatyou do every morning, like brushing your teeth or having a cup of coffee. Takeyour drugs at that time. If your drugs are twice a day or only in the evening,... Read more »
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Teeth

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...the time? I get probably 10 per year. I brush and floss 2 times per day. I cant stop it. I think it could be because of the hiv. Read more »

WIll I get infected.

Posted by von, 1 Reply
...I have a bleeding teeth gum way back on my wisdom teeth. I lick a vaginal fluid on a lady underwear. WIll there be a possibilities of getting infected Read more »

rotten teeth a sign of aids?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...i have several really rotten teeth. does anyone know if this is a sign of aids? Read more »

Teeth Sensitivity

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...5 months and 6 months via elisa after a possible vaginal exposure. i did use a condom but who knows. Lately I've been having teeth sensitivity and am wondering if it could be hiv??? I have been taking doxyciline/minocycline post surgery and... Read more »