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Are Oral Ulcers A Symptom Of AIDS

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PEP now Oral Ulcers??

Hi there. I'd really appreciate some input from an expert. The doctors in my town are not familiar with HIV. I seem to know more about it than they do after reading your wonderful site. About a week ago, I had unprotected receptive oral sex...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The chances that you became infected from that single exposure are very low. Starting PEP within 20 hours is still effective. Stress or a side effect from the HIV meds is more likely the cause of the oral ulcer than HIV infection. KH... Read more »

Mouth ulcers two weeks after sex

I'm a guy and I have had an unprotected sex recently-- (I received an unprotected oral sex from a prostitute, I never inserted my penis into her vagina though.) A couple of weeks after that, I developed mouth ulcers. Does this mean that i have...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It is highly unlikely that you would have been infected through receiving oral sex. There is no evidence that HIV is transmitted this way, the primary reason being that saliva is not a fluid that transmits HIV. Furthermore, mouth ulcers are commonly... Read more »

painless mouth ulcers

i got prgnant 4yrs ago and developed painless mouth lesions with transparent jelly like substance i had a hiv test done was negative i still have them popup once in a while, during my pregnancy i also had one episode of night sweats...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
You cannot determine your risk for infection based on the presence or absence of mouth ulcers. The best way to determine your HIV status is to understand your actual risk for infection and to have an HIV antibody test.See your doctor if you have any... Read more »

oral hairy leukoplakia or oral ulcer??

Hi doctor...I have been fairly worried after a lowish risk encounter.About the month after the encounter I got what felt like a tiny absolutely painless pimple on the inside of my cheek. It was gone within a day. About 3 days later I got the exact...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
What you have described does not sound with like Oral Hairy Leukoplakia (OHL) or an oral ulcer. OHL presents as a white, corrugated lesion on the lateral border of the tongue which will not wipe away. Oral ulcers or aphthous ulcers usually present... Read more »
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Mouth Ulcers and Strip Clubs

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
the talk about mouth ulcers has me really worried. I wnt to a strip club about two weeks ago and ended up sucking on a woman's nipple for a few minutes. Was on a business trip. Shouldn't have gone out like that. It's been bothering me ever since.... 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 »

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 »

Oral, ulcer

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Help!
I had unprotected oral sex (receptive) with a man. I had some ulcers on my palate...that I thought were healed. When I got home I brushed them really hard to see if they would bleed and they did after I really irritated them. The blood after... Read more »