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Canker Sore Should I Get Test For HIV

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Canker Sores

Thanks for all your valuable info! Are canker sores the same as aphtous ulcers? I have a history of getting canker sores in my mouth but recently I've had recurring canker sores. Could this be the result of stress or maybe throwing up? I took an...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...Canker sore is a commonly used phrase for aphthous ulcerations; in other words, they are the same thing. Whereas we do not know what causes Read more »

Oral sex with a canker sore (donation for answer)

Hi Dr. Bob,About 36 hours ago I performed unprotected oral sex (I was the receptive partner) on a... Read more »

aphthous ulcer

Doc,I recently had an apthous ulcer in my mouth for the first time no other sumptoms. Could this be... Read more »
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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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HIV Testing

... What Is HIV Testing? How Do I Get Tested? Who Should Get Tested? When Should I Get Tested? Do Any Tests Work Sooner After Infection? Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

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The Well Project

Did You Just Test HIV Positive?

...and Support It's Better to Know HIV and Women Make a New Start Useful Info Sheets for Newly Diagnosed Getting an HIV diagnosis can feel like the worst news in the world. It is common to feel anger, fear, confusion, shock, depression,... Read more »
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Canker sores

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

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 in Cancun... Am I seroconverting? I am also getting... Read more »

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 »

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 »