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      #15157 - 01/27/01 04:36 PM

can hiv gingivitis come and go by itself or do u need to have treatment for it also what does it look like and at what stage would it start to develop thanks in advance



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      #15163 - 01/27/01 06:55 PM

What the heck is HIV Gingivitis? I tried to look it up and only found Gingivitis which we all know is common.

It's the long term effect of plague. I did find that people with uncontrolled diabeties, pregnancy, poor dental hygiene and misaligned teeth are at more risk for gingivitis, but I don't see anything about HIV having a direct connection with Gingivitis.

If the thought behind the question is...'I have gingivitis and I think it might be a symptom of HIV', no it isn't. If you are worried about HIV, go test, symptoms don't tell you anything. Also go see your dentist.

Jackie



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      #15172 - 01/27/01 10:03 PM

it is called linear erythema gingivitis i have been tested was neg but this red or dark ping band around my gum line is worrying me was wandering if it was regular gingivitis or the type associated with hiv



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