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Canker Sore Negative At 3 Months

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Canker Sores

Dr,I was exposed to HIV via condom breakage on October 31'st 2009 and was tested out to 6 months via point of care finger prick test (INSTI). I tested at 6 weeks 3 months and 6 months however I am cocnerned of some symptoms which I am not sure are...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...from that possible exposure in October. Having a negative test more than 6 months out is all that would need to be done. The canker sores preceded the exposure and continue. They are caused by herpes simplex and can be dealth with... Read more »

Canker Sores

Thanks for all your valuable info! Are canker sores the same as aphtous ulcers? I have a history... Read more »

Re- Canker Sores

Hello Dr,this is in regards to the earlier question you have replied to for me. I was just... Read more »
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U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

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

...difference is that while oral candidiasis can be wiped off, hairy leukoplakia cannot be wiped off. Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis (Canker Sores) Apthous stomatitis is a common condition for all patients, irrespective of their HIV status. ( Color... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Oral Health and HIV

...event that the infection recurs, particularly if immune suppression does not improve. Aphthous Stomatitis Aphthous stomatitis (canker sores) is a common condition regardless of HIV status. In HIV-positive individuals the ulcers, or sores, may... 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 »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

...dapsone (sometimes used for Pneumocystis pneumonia prophylaxis), thalidomide (infrequently used to treat aphthous ulcers, or canker sores), isoniazid and ethambutol (tuberculosis drugs), and certain cancer chemotherapy agents (for example,... Read more »
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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 Read more »

HAS ANYONE HERE TESTED POZ 5 MONTHS AFTER POST EXP

Posted by goingmad, 2 Replies
...i am curious if people here have tested past the 13 week window? I have crazy symptoms....and have had my 3 month negative Read more »

Blisters

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Are Blisters and Canker sores a symptom of HIV with in the 4 week of exposure or can they occur through out ? Im getting a small canker sore again i had one Read more »

Canker sores

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