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Is It Possible To Get AIDS From Bleeding Gums

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Bleeding gums and possible infection

Hello there. I am scared that I may have contracted hiv or hep c recently. I have bleeding gums and Im sure this person does to becuase he has very bad dental hygiene. Anyways last week I smoked a whole bunch of marijuana with a meth user, and just...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would not expect this to be a risk. Shared used of intranasal cocaine has been documented to be a risk since the nasal passages are vascular and can break down and bleed.... Read more »

gum bleeding and advanced stage of AIDS

Hi, I just met a wonderful guy last week and I sort of suspected he was HIV+, but during our first... Read more »

Tit sucking with bleeding gums (update)

Dr. Frascino - Thanks for your patience in answering these questions, and in particular for... 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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS 2010 Opinions: U.S. AIDS Funding; Human Rights and HIV; Invest in Primary Care; Microbicide Gel's Possibilities

U.S. Should Spend More to Combat HIV Globally "Having met President [Barack] Obama, I'm confident that he's a man of conscience who shares my commitment to bringing hope and care to the world's poor. But I am saddened by his decision to spend... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Panel Discussion Looks Back on AIDS 2012, Explores Possible Topics for AIDS 2014

Devex reports on a panel discussion held in Washington, D.C. Wednesday during which experts "looked back at the main surprises of the just-concluded [XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012)], and offered predictions on what the 2014 follow-up... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Uganda's HIV/AIDS Progress Possibly Exaggerated

The HIV/AIDS "miracle" in Uganda was not faked, but it was possibly exaggerated and should be subjected to further investigation, according to the Economist . In a viewpoint article published in July in Lancet (2002;360:78-80) and reprinted in... 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 »

Obsession Continues - Mouth/Gums

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
1) If I had an aphthous ulcer in the mouth, would I be able to tell? Is it painful?

2) At the back of my gums (on the side where the tongue is) I have red lines of capillaries, rather thick, going from teeth to tongue. What are they? Can someone... 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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