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Dealing With Aphthous Ulcer When You Are Hiv Positive

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Frequent aphthous ulcers and styes signs of my hiv progression?

My cd4 results in March was 592 and viral load undetectable. Since then i suffered from numerous mild infections (cold with a fever,an aphthous ulcer, some stomach-bowel dysfunction,4 styes in one eye)and now i have developed an ugly stye in my...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.Neither aphthous ulcers nor a stye are necessarily indicators of a declining immune system. The sores could simply be the result of the multiple colds or even something as innocuous as stress. One should be sure that... Read more »

aphthous ulcers in mouth

In two phenotype tests, a year apart, I show general resistance to all available anti-HIV meds.... 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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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Cirque du Soleil Agrees to Pay $600,000 to HIV-Positive Gymnast Fired Because of Perceived Threat to Others

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on Thursday announced that Cirque du Soleil has agreed to pay $600,000 to a gymnast who was fired because of his HIV-positive status, the Los Angeles Times reports (Romney, Los Angeles Times , 4/23).... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Cirque du Soleil Offers to Rehire HIV-Positive Gymnast Fired Because of Perceived Threat to Others

Cirque du Soleil on Friday said that it will offer to rehire an HIV-positive gymnast who was fired in spring 2003 because of concerns that his HIV-positive status could endanger other performers, the Los Angeles Times reports (Romney, Los... 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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Cirque Du Soleil Does Not Have Official Policy Prohibiting Hiring of HIV-Positive Employees, Officials Say

Cirque du Soleil officials have told the San Francisco Human Rights Commission that the Montreal-based circus troupe does not have a "blanket policy" prohibiting the hiring of HIV-positive performers, the AP/San Francisco Chronicle reports. ... Read more »
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Aphthous Ulcers

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Guys, I've heard "aphthous ulcers" and other mouth ulcers are common in HIV. Are they painful? Is it possible to have some without noticing them? Are they easy to feel in the mouth? What do they feel like?

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HIV Thro' Mouth Ulcer ?!?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I went to the toilet to rinse my mouth after my meal. I squirted some "hand-soap" from the dispenser, rinsed my hand and filled my mouth with tap water. After spitting, I raised my head & found someone's blood (certainly not mine) mixed with... Read more »

Oral, ulcer

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Help!
I had unprotected oral sex (receptive) with a man. I had some ulcers on my palate...that I thought were healed. When I got home I brushed them really hard to see if they would bleed and they did after I really irritated them. The blood after... Read more »

Oral sex and mouth ulcers

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Few days ago I had protected sex with a partner of unknown status. We also had unprotected oral sex.

However, over the past week weeks I have been experiencing discomfort under my tongue and have discovered that I have a small mouth ulcer on the... Read more »