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Canker Sore Scared To Get Tested

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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 »

Eczema and HIV ($50 donation - that's all I have)

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scared

Hi Doc.Had a encounter with women 7 years ago.we had shower together and unprotected oral sex on... Read more »
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...drugs. I refused, but gave him another cigarette and shook his hand. I then realized that I had a small cut on my finger and a canker sore in my mouth. What if he had HIV and it got into the cut on my finger -- or if the HIV transferred to my... Read more »
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...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 »
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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 »

scared still

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...bone (which I read that swollen nodes above the collar bone can be indicitave of serious inection). I've been getting recurrent canker sores in my mouth, red painful, swollen patches, and a persistant sore throat. I had a low risk exposure (oral)... Read more »

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 »

weird mouth sores

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I keep getting sores on my gums that come and go within 48 hors, they are tender but not painful, and not like the canker sores I sometimes get. I've been to the dentist, but can never get in within the 48 hours that I have these things. I also... Read more »