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Aphthous Ulcer Diagnosis

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Oral Ulcers

I do get minor aphthous ulcers, does this mean I am infected with HIV or can this be caused by other things?
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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...Whereas we do see aphthous ulcerations in people living with HIV/AIDS, by mo means is this a tool we use in the diagnosis of this disease. Aphthous ulcers are *very Read more »

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