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Oral Ulcers Worried It Could Be HIV

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mouth ulcer and oral sex

Hi Richard,Please help me, I am kind of freaking out!! What are the chances to contract AIDS from giving unprotected oral sex to a women? I have heard that the chances are very low, however if you had an ulcer in your mouth you were at risk, is it...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

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Hi there,The risk of HIV transmission with oral sex is extremely low. The mouth ulcer could have potentially increased the risk, but overall transmission was still unlikely to occur. I do not think you need to be worried.In health,Richard... Read more »

Mouth ulcer and hiv risk

Hi! I recently performed oral sex to a guy, his hiv status unknown, his penis had precum and i had... Read more »

oral sex and mouth ulcers

Hi dr BobI read your column all the time as I am constantly anxious about hiv and find great... Read more »
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Sexually-Transmitted Infections for HIV-Positive People

STDs (sexually transmitted disease) that cause ulcerations (sores on the skin, including on or inside the genitals, mouth, or rectum) can dramatically increase the risk of picking up HIV, due to the fact that ulcers and open sores provide an easy... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Cirque du Soleil Agrees to Pay $600,000 to HIV-Positive Gymnast Fired Because of Perceived Threat to Others

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on Thursday announced that Cirque du Soleil has agreed to pay $600,000 to a gymnast who was fired because of his HIV-positive status, the Los Angeles Times reports (Romney, Los Angeles Times , 4/23).... Read more »
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Rapid Oral HIV Test

Why is Counseling Recommended Before and After Taking the Test? Deciding whether to get an HIV test may not be easy. Fear and worry about the test are common feelings, both before taking the test and while waiting for results. Counseling can help... Read more »
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HIV Thro' Mouth Ulcer ?!?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I went to the toilet to rinse my mouth after my meal. I squirted some "hand-soap" from the dispenser, rinsed my hand and filled my mouth with tap water. After spitting, I raised my head & found someone's blood (certainly not mine) mixed with... Read more »

Mouth Ulcers and Strip Clubs

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
the talk about mouth ulcers has me really worried. I wnt to a strip club about two weeks ago and ended up sucking on a woman's nipple for a few minutes. Was on a business trip. Shouldn't have gone out like that. It's been bothering me ever since.... Read more »

ulcers

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What do mouth ulcers look and feel like? Are they like the kind you get after eating too many acidy foods or sour/salty foods? I get those about once a month or every two months but Im not really sure if its from the food/ candy or something else.. Read more »

Oral, ulcer

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Help!
I had unprotected oral sex (receptive) with a man. I had some ulcers on my palate...that I thought were healed. When I got home I brushed them really hard to see if they would bleed and they did after I really irritated them. The blood after... Read more »