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Aphthous Ulcer And AIDS

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aphthous ulcers in mouth

In two phenotype tests, a year apart, I show general resistance to all available anti-HIV meds. I've started a new 5-drug militia one month ago, a regimen with tenofovir (pmpa) and ABT378r, along with 3tc, agenerase and ddi (the last 3 which I...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Hmmmm, could be the ddI but I wouldn't jump ship yet (?? abacavir as a substitute). I would treat any gingivitis with chlorhexidine and use a magic mouthwash prep (maalox, tetracycline, viscous xylocaine, +/- dexamethasone) over the next... Read more »

Aphthous ulcerations

You talk about Aphthous ulcerations, what is this and what causes it? What does it look like and... Read more »

aphthous ulcer

Doc,I recently had an apthous ulcer in my mouth for the first time no other sumptoms. Could this be... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Boston Globe Profiles AFXB Founder Albina du Boisrouvray, Efforts to Help AIDS Orphans

The Boston Globe on Monday profiled Countess Albina du Boisrouvray, founder of the Association Francois-Xavier Bagnoud , and her efforts to help children who have been affected by HIV/AIDS. According to the Globe , du Boisrouvray prefers to get... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Hospice Launches Guide for HIV/AIDS Patients

La Maison du Parc, a Montreal hospice serving the HIV/AIDS community since 1991, has published "For the Pleasure of Eating," a book with recipes and nutritional tips for patients. "We are thrilled to provide updated nutritional and recipe... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Cirque du Soleil Agrees to Pay $600,000 to HIV-Positive Gymnast Fired Because of Perceived Threat to Others

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on Thursday announced that Cirque du Soleil has agreed to pay $600,000 to a gymnast who was fired because of his HIV-positive status, the Los Angeles Times reports (Romney, Los Angeles Times , 4/23).... Read more »
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Aphthous Ulcers

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Guys, I've heard "aphthous ulcers" and other mouth ulcers are common in HIV. Are they painful? Is it possible to have some without noticing them? Are they easy to feel in the mouth? What do they feel like?

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IS a rash from Herpes the same as a open ulcer?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Whne they say herpes outbreak can give a route for infection with hiv does that include a rash from it or the open uclerations that sometimes occur? Read more »

Gastric ulcer

Posted by Malk, 1 Reply
Hello, I had a HIV combi test at 14 weeks after risk that was negative. Now my doctor thinks I might have a infection in my stomach (ulcus ventriculi). This problem would be about 4-5 months old and in the time line of those weeks. Is the test... Read more »

ulcers

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What do mouth ulcers look and feel like? Are they like the kind you get after eating too many acidy foods or sour/salty foods? I get those about once a month or every two months but Im not really sure if its from the food/ candy or something else.. Read more »