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Are Oral Ulcers A Symptom Of HIV

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Oral Ulcer

Is Single Oral Ulcer a Early Sign/Symptoms Of HIV?...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Not really. DW... Read more »

HIV/HEP C Seroconversion, HIV /STD ulcers

I had a high risk exposure to blood through oral sex, after being drugged in a bar in China. I started an antibiotic the next day and continued for the week (it's all I had with me,and thought it couldn't hurt), at the end of the week I...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would get retested for HCV HBV and HIV at 3 and 6 months.... Read more »

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 »

HIV Ulcerations

Dr. Holodniy,On the 1st day of ARS I discovered painless ulcerations in my mouth and on my penis shaft and a dime-sized rash on my chest. From that point on symptoms just got worse...Are there documented cases of genital ulcerations as a symptom...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Are you HIV positive??... 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 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 »

HIV Thro' Mouth Ulcer ?!?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I went to the toilet to rinse my mouth after my meal. I squirted some "hand-soap" from the dispenser, rinsed my hand and filled my mouth with tap water. After spitting, I raised my head & found someone's blood (certainly not mine) mixed with... 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 »