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Are Purple Bumps On Side Of Mouth Cheeks A Sign Of Hiv

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HIV and the Mouth

Other Oral Conditions of HIV Disease The two most common conditions that may not be caused by an infection include dry mouth and small round mouth sores, called aphthous ulcers . Dry Mouth Dry mouth, or xerostomia , is a common condition in HIV disease that may have a variety of causes. HIV disease itself may cause dry mouth because HIV-related salivary disease causes swollen salivary glands (glands in the mouth that produce saliva, or...
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Had major dental work/sores on inside of cheeks

Dr. Reznik:Last year I had all of my teeth capped. Major job: root canals the works. I am HIV+ and basically under control. T cells @ 600/viral load undetectible. I have noticed however, that I get sores or sore areas inside of my mouth. I...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
Dear AB:It is very difficult to determine what the cause of your "sores" are without having the opportunity to see them for myself. I can answer your question about transmission via kissing though. The risk of transmission via casual... Read more »

Mouth sore questions

I am sorry that I have to bother you with this, but I can not find the answere. by-the-way thank you for all of your time, you are doing a great job helping people and we are truely greatful. I am having sores in my mouth on the insid of my...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
As you have stated in this question, the only way to receive an accurate diagnosis of the condition your mention would be to visit a dentist or dental care professional experienced in oral medicine or oral pathology. It is very possible that what... Read more »

PEP Side-effects or signs of HIV?

Hi all,I did a very stupid thing and went to see a sex worker after my girlfriend broke up with me. We had protected sex with condom, however, I was receiving oral pleasures without using a condom and I ejaculated in her mouth. Since I have genital...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello, Patrick.Assuming the latex condom was used properly and didn't fail (break), your HIV-acquisition risk from the protected sex would be essentially nonexistent. HIV cannot penetrate intact latex. No way. No how. Unprotected oral sex... Read more »

SIGNS FROM HEAVEN PART II(NEW with added information) (BIRD TURDS AS HIV SIGN FROM HEAVEN, 2009)

Hi Dr Bob, I have already made a small donation, and I hope it is helpful to the foundation. Please help me as I am really freak out AGAIN! With regard to the last exposure from my previous post as attached in this it: SIGNS FROM HEAVEN (BIRD TURDS...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello One Eye Monster,Once again, your problem is OCD, not HIV. Responding to your specific questions:No.Dry blood would not transmit HIV.No.My advice is simple:Level with your wife if you have not already done so. It's not only the best way to... Read more »
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Bumps in mouth

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
How long after an exposure to HIV would one get those white spots in mouth and what are they?Are they puss filled or just spots ? I may have had an exposure to the virus in March and have now noticed a few tiny swollen little bumps in my mouth... Read more »

mouth bump!!!

Posted by Worrier82, 1 Reply
okay a bit panicky...
for years i been getting these tiny bumps in the back of my mouth like a pimple and it pops and goes away and i got one recently and this bump is red now and and not going away after a few days...i am reading about hiv mouth... Read more »

Fat loss in the cheeks but no HIV disease

Posted by Serge2008, 2 Replies
Hi! I'm a 41yo French heterosexual man and I live in Pennsylvania. Three years ago, I started to notice a sudden fat loss in my cheeks in a short period of time. I was worried about something serious and I had various blood test for cancer and HIV... Read more »

Macular Rash inside mouth? Please respond.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I recently had one red spot on the hard palate of my mouth and one on my shoulder that only last a day or two. Could this be a sign of macular rash associated with HIV acute reaction? I am concerned since I came across pictures of rash's on the web... Read more »