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How Long Do I Wait To Get Tested After Bleeding Gums

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Fingering w/ blood on finger GO OBAMA!!

Hi Doc Gorgeous Bob:I had written to you a few years ago about my possible exposure. I fingered a Sex Worker and afterwords realized that I had fresh blood on the finger from a previous injury. After she left my room, I realized that the bleeding...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I like your idea of camping out on your doctor's desk until he figures out what's wrong! Your story points out a very important point. You continued to feel like crap despite multiple negative HIV tests, fearing that you might still be positive... Read more »

2nd test and i hope its now safe to say im a worry well!

Hi dr bob jus like to thank u for all yr replies i " re: 4th post in as many weeks.. Eek" and my... Read more »
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Safer Sex Guidelines

...more difficult for blood or sexual fluid to get into your body. Be aware of your body and your partner's. Cuts, sores, or bleeding gums increase the risk of spreading HIV. Rough physical activity also increases the risk. Even small injuries... Read more »
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Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, October 19, 2010

...I got bitten by my assistant who's HIV positive. The skin on my finger tore when I pulled it out of his teeth, but he had no bleeding gums or sores in his mouth. Should I be worried about becoming HIV positive? STRANGE BUT TRUE   ... Read more »
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What Is AIDS?

...infected with HIV through oral sex or in rare cases through deep kissing, especially if you have open sores in your mouth or bleeding gums. For more information, see the following Fact Sheets: 150: Stopping the Spread of HIV 151: Safer Sex... Read more »
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HIV and Safer Sex

...or vaginal fluids in your mouth. Avoid vaginal oral sex during menstruation to prevent contact with blood. Bad oral hygiene (bleeding gums, ulcers, gum disease) can make oral sex much riskier. Use a mint instead of brushing your teeth before sex.... Read more »
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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 Read more »

Symptoms?

Posted by MEguy, 2 Replies
...apart from oral. I know I need to get tested, but have to say am very nervous about going. I guess my question is: Are bleeding gums a symptom of HIV or any other STD?? Thanks Read more »

Chiquilla,DJ, Dutchman, GMAN, need your advice.

Posted by AussieDude, 2 Replies
...case of a COUPLE found, where hiv was transmitted through kissing.But in such cases, BOTH, the husband and wife, had SERIOUS gum bleeding problems, and thier gums used to bleed after brushing.....but not every one has BLEEDING GUMS RIGHT? So if... Read more »

DUTCHMAN PLEASE REPLY FOR GOD SAKE

Posted by AussieDude, 1 Reply
...case of a COUPLE found, where hiv was transmitted through kissing.But in such cases, BOTH, the husband and wife, had SERIOUS gum bleeding problems, and thier gums used to bleed after brushing.....but not every one has BLEEDING GUMS RIGHT? So if... Read more »