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Gum Clinic Cards, Do They Have Pictures?

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For the Ladies who offer certain services and, presumably, those in the Porn industry, on presentation of a GUM 'certificate', do these cards/certificate bear the uses picture?

If not, then they must be very open to abuse, fraud and people impersonating each other.

Either that, or the punter must be prepared to reveal their true identity backed up with passport/driving licence etc.

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They are not worth the paper they are written on. I've never seen one with a pic on, but I have come across a lady that was offering to buy one on the black market who had been offering BB services on the purple site. Unless your going to lock the lady up for three or four months before the Gum check ensuring she has not sexual contact and go with her to the Gum Clinic yourself, then they are completely worthless.

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I'm pretty sure that NHS clinics do not provide FFI (Free From Infection) certificates, so if you want one you are going to have to go private, and pay and pay.

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I'm pretty sure that NHS clinics do not provide FFI (Free From Infection) certificates, so if you want one you are going to have to go private, and pay and pay.

Holly is quite right.... a cert means nothing other than the person's last results were negative. They could have contracted all manner

of nasties a few hours after that last check up and unless a certificate is issued on a daily basis (ludicrous and impossible) then showing one

to a client is as useful as showing a copy of the Beano.

Photos to my knowledge are not used.

These certs used to be standard and free on request but not these days.... too much cost.... so charges of around £20 were brought in a few years ago in certain

areas. I wonder at the "high cost" as all it takes is a standard sheet of paper run off the printer.

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Holly is quite right.... a cert means nothing other than the person's last results were negative. They could have contracted all manner

of nasties a few hours after that last check up and unless a certificate is issued on a daily basis (ludicrous and impossible) then showing one

to a client is as useful as showing a copy of the Beano.

Photos to my knowledge are not used.

These certs used to be standard and free on request but not these days.... too much cost.... so charges of around £20 were brought in a few years ago in certain

areas. I wonder at the "high cost" as all it takes is a standard sheet of paper run off the printer.

The GUM clinic I attend say they can produce a letter with your name on it at a cost of £20 to say you've been for testing. They'll also include the test results if you so wish.

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They are not worth the paper they are written on. I've never seen one with a pic on, but I have come across a lady that was offering to buy one on the black market who had been offering BB services on the purple site. Unless your going to lock the lady up for three or four months before the Gum check ensuring she has not sexual contact and go with her to the Gum Clinic yourself, then they are completely worthless.

Ah, I wasn't thinking of it from that perspective, but from the Punters, but you are quite correct, I should have looked at it from both sides. Thanks.

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I'm pretty sure that NHS clinics do not provide FFI (Free From Infection) certificates, so if you want one you are going to have to go private, and pay and pay.

They do offer a certificate depending on which NHS hospital gum clinic you go too, you do still have to pay for it though. In mk they charge £25 for them. Places that do not offer them either text your phone (so unless you are going to give someone else your phone they cant really fake them) or they issue you with a card with your name on it and a date to call the number and enter the code, you individual gum clinic results are then read out on an automated line one by one for each disease tested for.

You cant really say they are not worth the paper they are printed on. They are by default out of date the minute a wg or client has their next sexual encounter BUT at least they prove that a girl or client is getting tested regularly therefore mindfull of their sexual health. If someone doesnt bother then well..what can you say, they clearly don't care about themselves or anyone they come into contact with.

As regards people in the porn industry. I think they actually have to be registered with a clinic using their real name therefore will have had to show ID, there are special clinics that they use I believe as the results come through very fast. In the case of american porn participants I think the list is actually available online with the results so that employees can access it, perhaps they have to be registered to do this though. I saw that on a docu once upon a time.

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They do offer a certificate depending on which NHS hospital gum clinic you go too, you do still have to pay for it though. In mk they charge £25 for them. Places that do not offer them either text your phone (so unless you are going to give someone else your phone they cant really fake them) or they issue you with a card with your name on it and a date to call the number and enter the code, you individual gum clinic results are then read out on an automated line one by one for each disease tested for.

You cant really say they are not worth the paper they are printed on. They are by default out of date the minute a wg or client has their next sexual encounter BUT at least they prove that a girl or client is getting tested regularly therefore mindfull of their sexual health. If someone doesnt bother then well..what can you say, they clearly don't care about themselves or anyone they come into contact with.

As regards people in the porn industry. I think they actually have to be registered with a clinic using their real name therefore will have had to show ID, there are special clinics that they use I believe as the results come through very fast. In the case of american porn participants I think the list is actually available online with the results so that employees can access it, perhaps they have to be registered to do this though. I saw that on a docu once upon a time.

My clinic phone instead of texting, operating a 'No news is good news policy'. They do however get in touch with me directly either way because they know I like reassurance following an incidence where they didn't submit my samples for all the tests that they should have.

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For the Ladies who offer certain services and, presumably, those in the Porn industry, on presentation of a GUM 'certificate', do these cards/certificate bear the uses picture?

If not, then they must be very open to abuse, fraud and people impersonating each other.

Either that, or the punter must be prepared to reveal their true identity backed up with passport/driving licence etc.

Not heard of pictures being on these certificates myself here. As others have said a certificate is only any good up till the time the tests were done, after that they are out of date unless you have a person under 24/7 survellience.

With pornstars the idea is IF they wish to continue to be pornstars they have to get tested on a regular basis so if they catch anything it will show up possibly during the next test after infection, or the next and so on. This is a layer of protection that a punter or WG might or might not have because as a WG or punter who knows if the other really does get checked out on a regular basis or not. The pornstar has in theory no choice but to get checked out on a regular badsis or doesnt get offered work in the industry, obviously that isnt the scenario with punting.

As the American porn industry has proved tests can be given by other people with an infected person continuing to work as their tests showed as clear so its not a foolproof system.

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