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Canker Sore On Tongue And Hiv

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canker sores and ohl

hello doctor, i was wondering if a canker sore and oral hairy leukoplatia can look similar since i frequently get these sores on the side of my tongue.so far i'm hiv- but hese sores have me concerned.thanx for taking time to awnser my question your...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...non-keratinized tissues including portions of the lateral border of the tongue, floor of the mouth, buccal mucosa, etc. For an example of aphthous ulcers, please visit this URL: http://www.hivdent.org/slides/minor_aphthous_ulcer.htmTo answer your... Read more »

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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 »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV and the Mouth

...gums can show up in people with HIV. These are discussed below. Dry Mouth and Tooth Decay Candidiasis (thrush) Canker sores (apthous ulcers) Cold sores (herpes simplex) Gum disease (periodontitis) Hairy leukoplakia... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...considered as intact skin. so for me it's .999999 imposibble to be infected with HIV.. but after possible exposure I had a very small canker sore at the 4th day and on the 7th day I had something disturbing but not hurting at my throath.. it's... Read more »

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Scared and Worried: Possible HIV Exposure

Posted by kindahypertonic, 1 Reply
...very tired and was sensitive to being outside in the sun. Two days afterwards, I had a soar throat and became sick. I had two canker sores on my tongue as well. After another three days, I healed and was back on my feet. Is this a sign of having... Read more »