Bumps In Mouth Caused By Hiv

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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
...normal pastime! "What can be done to put an end to it???" Absolutely nothing! Thankfully, absolutely nothing!!!!You cannot get HIV from jerking off. HIV testing is not warranted. However, you do need some very basic sex education. I'd suggest you... Read more »

HIV tests

Hello Dr. How are you? I have taken numerous HIV anti-body tests. All have returned negagtive. ... Read more »

Mouth and Tongue sores

I am a 44 year old HIV+ male who has been positive since 1993. I have been on... Read more »
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Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS)

...intestines, and lymph nodes. KS involves the development of many new, tiny blood vessels. This process is called angiogenesis. KS is caused by a herpes virus called Human Herpes Virus 8 (HHV-8). In a recent study, men with HHV-8 were nearly 12... Read more »
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Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

...sample of the suspected wart will be cut off and examined under a microscope. This is called a biopsy. Genital warts are not caused by the same HPV that causes cancer. However, if you have warts, you may have also been exposed to other types of... Read more »
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Fungal Infections

...harmful infections, especially in HIV-positive people. Candidiasis Candidiasis is a very common fungal infection usually caused by Candida albicans . This yeast-like fungus is found in all healthy people. The immune system and bacteria... Read more »
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Understanding the Immune System

...properly, it fights off infection and keeps you healthy. But when it malfunctions, germs that enter the body can more easily cause disease or death. Some important components of the immune system are: Dendritic cells and macrophages T... Read more »
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Burning mouth

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...After an exposure i have my mouth burning all the time, i have kissed a girl with aid lots of time, since that exposure lots of things appeared in my mouthRead 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 »

STRESS: causes everything

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...We tought stress didn't cause candidiasis, in fact stress does cause even candidiasis: "Cause Oral candidiasis is caused by the fungus called Candida. Everyone has small quantities of the fungus in the mouth, vagina, digestive tract and skin.... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is thrush considered little white bumps around your taste buds on the back of your tongue? Read more »
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