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Canker Sore And HIV Transmission Risk

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Oral sex with a canker sore (donation for answer)

Hi Dr. Bob,About 36 hours ago I performed unprotected oral sex (I was the receptive partner) on a partner of unknown status. He said he was HIV- but that doesn't mean much now does it. Well, as a result of too much alcohol I decided to give this guy...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...single HIV-antibody test at the three-month mark is all I would recommend.Thanks for your donation to the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). It's warmly appreciated. In return I'm sending my good-luck karma that your... Read more »

canker sores

How dangerous are Canker Sores with Oral Sex(MtoM)? I was always told they were only a blister,... Read more »

Ulcer on the uvula (Canker sores)

Dear doctorI have for the past month has one ulcer after another.Some on the inside of my... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Oral Health and HIV

...oral sex should be avoided if one partner has HPV. Infection with HPV, including HPV type 16 (HPV-16), leads to an increased risk of cervical and anal cancer. HPV-16 has also been associated with oral cancers (e.g., of the mouth and throat),... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Epivir (3TC, Lamivudine)

...job.Lamivudine alone or in combination with other antiretrovirals does not cure or prevent HIV infection or AIDS and does not reduce the risk of passing the virus to other people. Dosage Form/Administration Lamivudine comes in liquid and... Read more »
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

Basic Facts About HIV/AIDS

... How many people are affected by HIV/AIDS? How is HIV transmitted? How is HIV not transmitted? How can I reduce my risk of becoming infected with HIV through sexual contact? Are there other ways to avoid getting HIV through sex? Is... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

...age, lower CD4 count, and higher viral load were associated with development of DSPN. The use of d4T slightly increased the risk of DSPN; however, earlier initiation of HAART -- even a regimen including d4T -- provided more protection against... Read more »
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CANKER SORE

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...IS HAVING A CANKER SORE IN YOUR MOUTH AFTER 7 DAYS OF CONTACT IS THIS A SYMPTOM OF ACUTE HIV PLEASE HELP Read more »

Canker sores

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...are canker sores in your mouth a symptom of HIV ? Read more »

Apthous Mouth sores (Canker Soars)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have been getting several Apthous mouth sores the last month. I got 2 in the last 4 weeks and I am going crazy!! I have a negative elisa at 5 months. I had protected sex with a prostitute in Cancun... Am I seroconverting? I am also getting... Read more »

Canker sores scaring the **** out of me -- HELP!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...below... (deep kissed another man and he nibbled on my nipple and caused small cut (half the size of a pinhead).... I developed two canker sores at four weeks out with no other noticeable symptoms... now have third canker sore... despite having... Read more »