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Aphthous Ulcer Diagnosis

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thrush or aphthous ulcerations?

My husband has had thrush since originally dianosed in 2-97. At that time his cd-4 count was 170. Since then, hes been on diflucan. The Dr. let him stop taking it several times, but each time it came right back. His cd-4 has been over 500 for quite...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
As you are aware, it is very difficult to design a therapy or make a diagnosis via this Forum. Bearing this in mind, I do find it a bit unusual that your husband is presenting with such a severe case of thrush (candidiasis) with a CD4 count greater... 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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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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Obsession Continues - Mouth/Gums

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
1) If I had an aphthous ulcer in the mouth, would I be able to tell? Is it painful?

2) At the back of my gums (on the side where the tongue is) I have red lines of capillaries, rather thick, going from teeth to tongue. What are they? Can someone... Read more »

ulcer on tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
is this a bad sign??

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tongue ulcer

Posted by uhohblita, 3 Replies
damnit! now i have an ulcer on my tongue!?! never had that one before...
wtf is going on...

-uhoh

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