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Diagnosed With Aphthous Ulcer

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What are these sores in my mouth & on my butt?

I'm a little over 3 years positive. This whole time I have been experiencing horrible sores & skin issues & can't seem to get an answer or resolution from my dr's. The worst is my butt - I get bright red pimple like sores all over my butt (I have...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...and should have worked to clear up an outbreak and/or prevent recurrence.Another cause of rectal and oral painful ulcers are aphthous ulcers. They are basically canker sores and can happen to those with HIV - usually with low CD4 counts. Biopsy... Read more »

Oral Aphthous Ulcers Management

This isn't really a question so much as a comment. After many years of suffering with oral apthous... Read more »

Oral sores and herpes

I am hiv+ and was recently also diagnosed with genital herpes. At the same time as that outbreak,... Read more »
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U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

A Clinical Guide to Supportive and Palliative Care for HIV/AIDS

...difference is that while oral candidiasis can be wiped off, hairy leukoplakia cannot be wiped off. Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis (Canker Sores) Apthous stomatitis is a common condition for all patients, irrespective of their HIV status. ( Color... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Oral Health and HIV

...medication available in the likely event that the infection recurs, particularly if immune suppression does not improve. Aphthous Stomatitis Aphthous stomatitis (canker sores) is a common condition regardless of HIV status. In HIV-positive... Read more »
The Body

Coping With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

... Advice for the Newly Diagnosed Damaries Cruz Diagnosed in 1991 "When I was diagnosed I had to find a way to turn this horrible thing, this negative Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

...HIV care, including dapsone (sometimes used for Pneumocystis pneumonia prophylaxis), thalidomide (infrequently used to treat aphthous ulcers, or canker sores), isoniazid and ethambutol (tuberculosis drugs), and certain cancer chemotherapy agents... 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 »

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 Read more »

Scared!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...Everything was OK for the first three weeks or so, then I got a mysterious sore in my mouth. The student health clinic said it was an aphthous ulcer. It went away after a week or so. Another week or so later I got a case of pinkeye, and was... 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 »