Hiv and oral ulcers
Aug 29, 2006
Just had a quick question for you, I hope you can give me a quick answer. I had an HIV test at or very close to 3 months post condom fail. It was negative. However it's been over a year now, and I am constantly hot and sweating, and have been having on going loose stools for some time. But my real concern is that I have this lump on my gums near my mollar, which will not go away ( about 6 months now). It's hard and about the size of an eraser head, it's normal gum colour. I keep hearing about oral ulcers, but I cant find a picture of one. Do you think that this is HIV or HPV?. Could you please explain what an oral ulcer looks like and how long it lasts usually.
Thanks alot Dr.bob Just did my second donation, it feels great!:)
Response from Dr. Frascino
Unfortunately I can't diagnose your gum problem over the Internet. However, your general medical doctor or dentist should be able to help. Do I think this is HIV- or HPV-related? Nope!
Thanks for your donation!
Be well. Stay well.
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- Risk Using No Condom When One Partner Has Herpes But Not On An Outbreak
- Tremors Associated With Shingles
- Getting Treatment For Genital Warts When Can I Have Sex Again
- Time It Takes To Get Genital Warts After Exposure
- What Is The Best Way To Keep Bacterial Vaginosis Away?
- Syphilis Rash On Arm
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.