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Can HIV Be Transferred Through Canker Sores

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Canker sore and blood on food

Hello The other day while making a grilled. cheese sandwiches my uncle took a couple bites of a sandwich afterwards he put the half eated peice down and put a newly made sandwich on top of the peice he had biten off of if he had an open cut in is...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
There is no risk of getting HIV from the situation you're talking about.There would need to be a blood with HIV coming out of someone's body and going immediately and directly inside your body. THAT DID NOT HAPPEN in your case. Not even... Read more »

Canker Sores and HIV

Doctor, how common are canker sores as an early symptom of HIV infection? I had one encounter of... Read more »

Canker Sores and HIV Infection

I'm at the end of my rope! I've been HIV+ for 5 1/2 years, and have always have very... Read more »
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HIV i-Base

Health Outcomes for Young Adults With Perinatally Acquired HIV Infection Following Transfer to Adult Services

Globally there are an estimated 2.1 million children under 15 infected with HIV. In the UK, the Collaborative HIV Paediatric Study (CHIPS) estimates the number of HIV-positive children to be 1,645 as of March 2010. Of these, 65% are over 10 years. A... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Global Fund to Transfer Management of HIV/AIDS Grant in Mali After Investigation Finds Misuse of Funds

"The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria will transfer management of a $28.77 million HIV/AIDS grant from Mali's national AIDS council, the Haut Conseil de Lutte contre le Sida (the High Council for the Fight Against AIDS, or HCLNS),... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Evaluating Cash Transfers as a Tool to Combat HIV/AIDS

In this post in the Center for Global Development's (CGD) "Global Health Policy" blog, Amanda Glassman, director of global health policy and a research fellow at the center, and Denizhan Duran, a research assistant at the center, examine several... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effect of a Cash Transfer Program for Schooling on Prevalence of HIV and Herpes Simplex Type 2 in Malawi: A Cluster Randomized Trial

"Lack of education and an economic dependence on men are often suggested as important risk factors for HIV infection in women," wrote the authors, whose current study assessed the efficacy of a cash transfer program to reduce the risk of STIs in... Read more »
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Canker sores

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
are canker sores in your mouth a symptom of HIV ? Read more »

CANKER SORE

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
IS HAVING A CANKER SORE IN YOUR MOUTH AFTER 7 DAYS OF CONTACT IS THIS A SYMPTOM OF ACUTE HIV PLEASE HELP Read more »

Cold/Canker Sores

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I had a quick question about cold and canker sores. I've had 2 cold sores and 1 canker sore in the past year. Does this seem abnormal, and if so are these possible symptoms of HIV. I has one possible exposure over a year ago, I got tested outside... Read more »

Apthous Mouth sores (Canker Soars)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have been getting several Apthous mouth sores the last month. I got 2 in the last 4 weeks and I am going crazy!! I have a negative elisa at 5 months. I had protected sex with a prostitute in Cancun... Am I seroconverting? I am also getting... Read more »