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mouth ulcers??
Aug 23, 2003

hi doctor Young,

Mr. Young i wrote this concerning mouth ulcers do people who get mouth ulcers caused by HIV usually get more than one? And when usually does thrush and mouth ulcers occur?

Thank you very much

you and the other doctors don't realize how much you mean to the general public you help us keep calm.

Response from Dr. Young

Persons with HIV infection can and to get oral ulcerations-- often herpes infection, other times aphthous ulcerations (canker sores). Like other minor complications of HIV they tend to occur more commonly among persons with lower CD4 cell counts (in this case below 500, probably more frequently in persons with less than 350 cells). BY


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