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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 »

Do receding gums put me at greater risk for infection?

Hi again Dr. Bob - Once again fantastic job. Kudos!! For another 50 to your foundation a few more... Read more »

Bleeding gums/transmission of HIV infection

My brother is HIV positive and has ANUG. He frequently has fresh blood around his upper front... Read more »
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Sexually Transmitted Infections Among UK Street-Based Sex Workers

The authors conducted an observational study of street-based sex workers who attended a London genitourinary medicine (GUM) clinic between July 1, 2006, and Jan. 31, 2007. In July 2006, a local outreach project developed a weekly drop-in for... Read more »
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Groups at Odds Over Disbursement of Global Fund Aid in Kenya

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My bad, read it tho, gums were bleeding

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
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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 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 »

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 »