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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »
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Bleeding gums, Herpes, and HIV

I am an HIV+ male with CD4 counts of 500+ and a low viral load who is not on medication.I have had problems with dry and receding gum line all my life. Periodically, this causes bleeding and pain that must be addressed by a competent dental...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
1. How, if at all, does my my positive status affect my gums. I have heard that in advanced stages of AIDS that gum problems are common, but my problems started long before I had HIV and I am still a long way from being sick. Should a dentist be... Read more »

Bleeding gums Post sexual encounter. Please Help Me!

Was with a woman with unknown hiv status. NO oral sex or intercourse. Just alot of deep kissing. About two hours after this occurred, i flossed and brushed as usual and noticed my gums were bleeding (not uncommon) 3 days later i came down with a...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiHIV transmission will not happen through kissing. However herpes is transmitted this way. I would recommend that if your symptoms continue to follow up with your health care provider to be examined to see what might be going on, but again there is... Read more »

Bleeding Gums and Toothbrush

Hi Dr. Bob,First of all, I'd just like to thank you so much for your involvement in this site. You seem to put so many people's minds at ease, and your own approach to life is one that we should all have. Plus, as a musician myself...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello January WOO-HOO Guy,1."I know you've answered symptoms questions about a thousand times . . . ." Well, actually I passed the thousand mark quite some time ago! Check the archives! All ARS symptoms take weeks, not hours or days,... 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 concerned.I had a small finger cut from a knife (no bleeding),and after about half an hour I went into a restaurant and touched a pre-chewed gum put by...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.Nope! See link below. Chewed gum is quickly becoming a QTND (question that never dies). Dr. Bob<a href="http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Q215895.html">hiv transmission through chewing gum Jun 29, 2011</a>... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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 »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About HIV/AIDS

What is the difference between HIV and AIDS? How is HIV transmitted? What are the symptoms of HIV? What are the symptoms for AIDS? How long after a possible exposure should I be tested for HIV? I have heard there are many... Read more »
The Well Project

Stress Management and HIV

Table of Contents Stress and HIV Signs of Stress Common Causes of Stress How to Decrease Stress Depression Other Tips for Reducing Stress Stress and HIV Everyone deals with a certain amount of stress every day. But if you are... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Coital Bleeding and HIV Risks Among Men and Women in Cape Town, South Africa

The researchers set out to examine the prevalence and sources of coital bleeding among men and women living in a township in Cape Town. Genital bleeding during intercourse may play a part in facilitating the spread of HIV in South Africa, which has... Read more »