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HIV and the Mouth

Other Oral Conditions of HIV Disease The two most common conditions that may not be caused by an infection include dry mouth and small round mouth sores, called aphthous ulcers . Dry Mouth Dry mouth, or xerostomia , is a common condition in HIV disease that may have a variety of causes. HIV disease itself may cause dry mouth because HIV-related salivary disease causes swollen salivary glands (glands in the mouth that produce saliva, or...
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HIV+ fired from dental position

I am an HIV positive dental assistant that was fired approximately 1 and a half years ago, after my status was disclosed by an old boyfriends new wife. I have a pending suit against her for disclosing my status, but am now considering a suit against...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Before another minute goes by, please call the AIDS Coordination Project of the American Bar Association at 202.662.1025. They can refer you to an HIV-knowledgeable attorney in your area. Your employer is the appropriate target of legal action, I... Read more »

hiv/dental

i live in bedford texas and need dental care. my insurance is not good at all . where can i get my teeth fixed for free in bedford texas?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
I'm not sure about Bedford, but I'd contact one of the Texas AIDS service organizations for advice.Good luck, BY... Read more »

HIV and dental implant

what is the protocol for getting dental implants for an hiv patient...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Generally the dentist/oral surgeon recommending dental implants and offering to do the procedure would get medical clearance from the patient's primary care doctor/HIV specialist. Payment is often a sticking point since often not covered by... Read more »

Dental Implants in HIV patients

Can dental implants be placed in HIV patients with good success. There is not a good randomized prospective study that reveals a substandard success rate in HIV patients. Please inform on your personal thoughts and findings from the literature....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Dental procedures including implants usually are well tolerated with few problems other than what is seen in the general populatio. A low CD4 count and poor nutrition or oral health/hygiene might predispose to more problems. I have had scores of... Read more »
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HIV or Dental Issue ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
FOund some interesting things on the net when looking up symptoms of body aches, headaches, joint muscle pain, ear aches, etc. drug resistance. I have not had any type of sexual intercourse other than masterbation for almost three years now and in... Read more »

Dental Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What are Dental Symptoms ? and what kind of chills do ppl get when they are infected with HIV ? Read more »

Free dental?

Posted by Benders, 1 Reply
I heard you get free dental in the uk if you have the hiv, does anyone know how true this is? Read more »

Dental Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What are Dental Symptoms ? jaw pain or tooth aches ? Read more »