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Canker Sore Could I HAVE AIDS

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Canker Sores and HIV Infection

I'm at the end of my rope! I've been HIV+ for 5 1/2 years, and have always have very good numbers. High T-cells, always over 600... low viral load, always under 10,000. Four months ago, I actually had an undetectable viral load - and I have never...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Cancer sores (aphthous ulcers) are fairly common in general population (and often frustrating) and are likely more common in HIV+ persons even with good CD4 Read more »

Canker Sores and HIV

Doctor, how common are canker sores as an early symptom of HIV infection? I had one encounter of... Read more »

Canker Sores

Thanks for all your valuable info! Are canker sores the same as aphtous ulcers? I have a history... Read more »
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U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

A Clinical Guide to Supportive and Palliative Care for HIV/AIDS

...their HIV status. ( Color Plate 8-5 ) However, in patients who are HIV positive the duration of the ulcer can be extended and aphthous ulcers minor become aphthous ulcers major more frequently. The difference between minor and major ulcers is... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Oral Health and HIV

...sores) is a common condition regardless of HIV status. In HIV-positive individuals the ulcers, or sores, may be slow to heal, and aphthous ulcers minor are more likely to become aphthous ulcers major. The difference between the two relates to... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Epivir (3TC, Lamivudine)

...be serious and may lessen or disappear with continued use of the medicine. Less serious side effects of this medicine include canker sores; ear discharge or ear swelling; redness of skin; sores, ulcers, or white spots on lips, tongue, or inside... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced 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 SORE

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...IS HAVING A CANKER SORE IN YOUR MOUTH AFTER 7 DAYS OF CONTACT IS THIS A SYMPTOM OF ACUTE HIV PLEASE HELP Read more »

Sores

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hey, im jw what other types of mouth sores you get other then canker sores ? I get mouth sores but they only last for about a day, can anyone help me ? Read more »

Cold/Canker Sores

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I had a quick question about cold and canker sores. I've had 2 cold sores and 1 canker sore in the past year. Does this seem abnormal, and if so are these possible symptoms Read more »