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Are Canker Sores Associated With Hiv

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...to health care due to lack of insurance and/or transportation Unstable housing Fear of partner (domestic) violence Other responsibilities such as child care or caring for a sick partner The stigma associated with HIV Active substance abuse Depression Lack of financial resources and/or social supports Mistrust of the medical establishment Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side...
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Canker Sores and HIV

Doctor, how common are canker sores as an early symptom of HIV infection? I had one encounter of unprotected sex with a female partner. I tested negative for HIV 7 weeks (50 days) after exposure. However, the past two weeks a single canker sore...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...a new over-the-counter product, Orabase Soothe-N-Seal, which actually seals of the exposed nerve markedly reducing the pain associated with said lesions. For HIV positive people reading this response, be advised that use of a topical... Read more »

can you get hiv/aids if you.. (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)

me and my partner have been curious about trying anal sex. we are both hiv/aids free and free of any other std's. we were curious, can we get aids from anal sex even if you both are disease free?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...people with a number of serious illnesses, including cancer, Alzheimer's disease, multiple sclerosis, and immune deficiencies associated with aging and premature birth. There is still no cure for AIDS. And while new drugs are helping some people... Read more »

Mouth Ulcers and HIV Infection

Dear Rick, I had a negative Elisa 18 weeks after last possible exposure. I am concerned that I still may be HIV positive since I have had unusual reoccurrences of mouth ulcers in the past three or four months. Are mouth ulcers a sympton of HIV. I...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Thank you for your question. Mouth ulcers known as canker sores or aphthousulcers, can be found in anyone, regardless of whether they are HIV positiveor not. Persons with full-blown AIDS tend Read more »

Exposed to HIV via Oral Sex

Hi Dr. Frascino-I just got back from vacation in provincetown, MA, and I am now freaking out about an oral sex experiance that I had with a person that is HIV poz.Here's what happened. I met a person at a bar who told me that he's been HIV poz for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,The "current findings" on the HIV risk associated with oral sex really haven't changed much. The HIV risk remains very low. The risk is always greater for the receptive partner compared Read more »
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U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

A Clinical Guide to Supportive and Palliative Care for HIV/AIDS

...pseudomembranous oral candidiasis; the difference is that while oral candidiasis can be wiped off, hairy leukoplakia cannot be wiped off. Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis (Canker Sores) Apthous stomatitis is a common condition for all patients,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...as poverty, migration patterns, social structures, or language barriers add to Hispanic/Latino HIV infection rates. Problems associated with socioeconomics include unemployment, transience, a lack of formal education, immigration status,... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...transcriptase inhibitor (NRTI), non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor ( NNRTI), and protease inhibitor (PI) classes are associated with liver damage. NRTIs can have negative side effects that may lead to liver problems. One such side... Read more »
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Does the rash itch?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If a person does have the rash associated with ARS, is it a rash that itches?? I've all of a sudden developed a rash (about 9-10 days after exposure). Its pretty much only Read more »

CANKER SORE

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...IS HAVING A CANKER SORE IN YOUR MOUTH AFTER 7 DAYS OF CONTACT IS THIS A SYMPTOM OF ACUTE HIV PLEASE HELP Read more »

Oral Help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello, I just have a quick question and thanks for reading. What happens if you scrape a canker sore away? can you even scrape it away? would it bleed? can it be mistaken for thrush? how can one tell the difference between a canker sore and... 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 »