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Canker Sore Worried I Have HIV

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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

Hi, are canker sores symptoms of HIV because im having little ones that are reoccuring in my mouth... 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 »
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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 »

Mommy worried well

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...and I could have given it to my son in breastmilk. A few weeks after we reunited I had diarreah for several weeks and have had canker sores ever since. My lymph nodes are sowllen in my neck, and the doc thought it was mono, but a test said it... Read more »

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 »

Canker sore guy gets good news

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...relieved here. On some level, I am finding it hard to accept. Because of some ongoing symptoms (including a burning mouth and canker sores), I had convinced myself it was HIV... my doctor says it is just anxiety and over time (and with the help... Read more »