Dental Questions For Hiv Patients
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Bernd,Your molecular biologist buddy is correct! The dentist you saw is a quack! I'd strongly recommend you find a more competent dentist. I'll post below some information from the archives.Dr. Bobmercury poisening from fillings/HIV... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineDental 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 »
University of North CarolinaHello-First, often dentists and other surgeons do not open new tools but are trained to sterilize all their equipment in between patients and I am guessing this is the case here. Thus it would be extremely unlikely to get HIV from "dirty... Read more »
Grady Health SystemThe practice of dentistry for the vast majority of people living with HIV/AIDS is not any different than treating those who do not have HIV-infection. Special precautions are not necessary. Antibiotic premedication is not necessary unless the person... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replieshi all,
first of all let me thank you for taking the time to read my post. i am 34 years old and have been poz 10 yrs, no meds yet, viral load 1800 and cell count 490. the thing is i have constant ulcers in my mouth sometimes so painful i dont eat... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyFOund 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 »
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