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Canker Sore On Tongue And Hiv

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Ulcer on the uvula (Canker sores)

Dear doctorI have for the past month has one ulcer after another.Some on the inside of my cheek,others under my tongue.All of them have healed by 14 days.I have now got a small one on my uvula and this has caused my throat to hurt.I have had hiv...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It is not clear what causes apthous ulcers (canker sores). Apthous ulcers are small, painful, and shallow sores that can appear white or gray surrounded by a red halo. They usually appear on moveable, soft tissue inside the mouth -- the tongue,... Read more »

canker sores and ohl

hello doctor, i was wondering if a canker sore and oral hairy leukoplatia can look similar since i... Read more »

Canker Sore ARS

Hey Ms Southall,Quick question, about three weeks after I had an "event" I developed a... Read more »
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AIDS Project Los Angeles

Positive Days

There's a sore on the back of my tongue. I look in the mirror and stick my tongue out as far as I can and I still can't see it. I can feel it, though. Every time I swallow it feels like someone is squeezing my tongue with a pair of pliers, and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Finds Decreased HIV in Circumcised Males Not Caused By Reduction of STI Sores

The decreased incidence of HIV infections in males who were circumcised is not primarily due to a reduction in sores from conditions such as herpes, according to a PLoS Medicine study that analyzed "data from 2 clinical trials including more than... Read more »
TheBody.com

Tongue and Tonsil Cancers May Be Linked to Early Sexual Habits, Research Suggests

Oral sex may be extremely common among people in the U.S. who consider it a "low-risk" activity. But oral sex may be riskier than many think -- and, no, we're not talking about HIV. We're talking about human papillomavirus (HPV), which has been... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Sexually-Transmitted Infections for HIV-Positive People

STDs (sexually transmitted disease) that cause ulcerations (sores on the skin, including on or inside the genitals, mouth, or rectum) can dramatically increase the risk of picking up HIV, due to the fact that ulcers and open sores provide an easy... Read more »
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tongue sores

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Has anyone else experienced sores on the tongue that start out as little white pimple like sores. They are very painful and get bigger turning into a crater like sore. The problem is that I have been getting one after the other, and sometimes a... Read more »

cankers/ herpes/hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi there,
I am new to this forum but have been on a few other similar forums recently.
I had vaginal sex with a sex worker on jan 16 2004, for the firts time and the condom broke.
Since then i tested out to 21 weeks which came back negative, using the... Read more »

Canker sores

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

canker sore

Posted by worried42, 1 Reply
So worried i have had about 6 men perform oral sex on me this year, not all at once! and kissed 3 of them.

I don't suck myself or have any anal sex but i have had canker sore on my tongue, really worried.

Have gone for a full sexual health test, have... Read more »