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Bumps In Mouth Caused By Hiv

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Fungal Infections

Table of Contents What Are Fungal Infections? Candidiasis (Includes Yeast Infections and Thrush) Cryptococcal Meningitis Histoplasmosis Aspergillosis Coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever) Conclusion What Are Fungal Infections? A fungus is a kind of germ. Many fungi (plural form of fungus) exist normally inand on our bodies, and in the surrounding environment, for example in soil,dust, food, water, and plants. Most fungi are...
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YOU ARE MY HOPE, please answer if masturbation, and dirty fingers to my mouth can cause HIV to me?

Dear Doctor, I am a 22 years old student who masturbated for the last 8 years, and sometimes forget not to take dirty fingers into my mouth, sometimes I bite any of my fingers that blood may come out. Now I got cold and somehow think that it may be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You are a 22-year-old student who "knows" masturbating is a very unclean "habit"??? Hmmm . . . let me guess. You're home schooled, right???Dude, burping the nephew is not an unclean habit! Sure, you may get a bit... Read more »

HIV risk-unusual transmission?? (MOUTH TO MOUTH CHAMPAGNE, SAKE, AND SHOTS, 2010))

Two months ago I was at a party where a man grabbed me and transferred champagne from his mouth to mine-which I swallowed. he has quite a reputation and now I can't stop worrying about the HIV risk. I know risk from saliva is low but I've...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. (See below.) As it turns out, you're not the first one to have a champagne cocktail without dirtying up a flute! Go ahead and smooch that hot boyfriend of yours. It's Valentine's Day... Read more »

Does nipple licking & sucking cause mouth sore or any STD

Hello Doc,I went to a massage parlor 8 days ago. The lady offered me a hand job. She cleaned my hand with hand sanitizer and then I licked her nipple and sucked (very mild) her breast for couple of minutes. That's it..After 36 hours of this...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:To my knowledge, the only risk from nipple licking would be if she was lactating. Breast milk can transmit HIV, although in a case like this it would be highly unlikely for transmission to occur. Transmission through breast milk is... Read more »

Pain on those circumvalle Papillae bumps

Hi Dr.Reznik, sorry to be a pest, I just wrote you a couple of days ago about oral thrush, but now I have another question. I know how devoted you are to answering these questions, and I think thats great! Anyway, just the other day i developed a...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
Dear J.D.:Like all of the oral manifestation seen in association with HIV/AIDS, none are diagnostic of HIV infection and none are solely seen in people living with HIV/AIDS. To directly answer your question, there are a few reasons why you may be... 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 »

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 »

HIV causing this?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have white bumps inside on my upper lip. You can not see them unless I open my mouth and they are just on the upper lip. Is this a sign of HIV infection? Read more »