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Aphthous Ulcer On The Tongue

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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 »

thrush or aphthous ulcerations?

My husband has had thrush since originally dianosed in 2-97. At that time his cd-4 count was 170.... Read more »

tongue ulcerations

About a month after a low risk exposure I got what felt like canker sores on the back sides of my... Read more »
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AIDS Project Los Angeles

Positive Days

There's a sore on the back of my tongue. I look in the mirror and stick my tongue out as far as I can and I still can't see it. I can feel it, though. Every time I swallow it feels like someone is squeezing my tongue with a pair of pliers, and... Read more »
TheBody.com

Tongue and Tonsil Cancers May Be Linked to Early Sexual Habits, Research Suggests

Oral sex may be extremely common among people in the U.S. who consider it a "low-risk" activity. But oral sex may be riskier than many think -- and, no, we're not talking about HIV. We're talking about human papillomavirus (HPV), which has been... Read more »
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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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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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Ulcers on Tongue........

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I recently have this red tip on my tongue and over the past year i had unprotected sex, ive read that apthous ulcers are a sign of hiv infection, do they just appear in certain spots or i hear they are very painful,this is more of a red area and not... Read more »