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Do People Get HIV From Sore In Mouth

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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...such as that area covered by "boxer shorts" -- and also around the mouth. If people with herpes take valacyclovir every day, they can reduce the risk of transmitting herpes to others. Once-daily valacyclovir is approved for persons without HIV who have up to 9 outbreaks a year. However, once-daily therapy is less effective in people with HIV and others with very frequent episodes. Drug companies are working on vaccines to prevent HSV. One...
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HIV risk-unusual transmission?? (MOUTH TO MOUTH CHAMPAGNE, SAKE, AND SHOTS, 2010))

Two months ago I was at a party where a man grabbed me and transferred champagne from his mouth to mine-which I swallowed. he has quite a reputation and now I can't stop worrying about the HIV risk. I know risk from saliva is low but I've no idea if...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...deal with the fact that this incident could ruin our lives.Please help the sake spitter victim!Thanks for everything you do for people, you turly are a saint!Response from Dr. FrascinoHello Sake Spitter Victim,Save you? Save youi from what?... Read more »

HIV transfer

I have been curious to know about these things lately. If a HIV person has mouth sores, can he transfer HIV to other people while sharing water glasses and food items? And can you get HIV by sharing tooth paste with an HIV positive person?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The answers would be no and no. Next question!Dr. Bob Read more »

Mouth Sores

A month ago my VL was 250000 and my cd4 was 250. Doctor put me on Atripla. I noticed that I get mouth sores all the time. They come and go as I use over the counter medication. I had them under control but now I got this flu from hell and I got the...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...used to suppress herpes infections, in some cases a higher dose, such as 800mg twice daily, can be used to suppress herpes in people living with AIDS.Other causes of sores in the mouth include aphthous ulcerations caused by HIV itself,... Read more »

Mouth Ulcers and HIV Infection

Dear Rick, I had a negative Elisa 18 weeks after last possible exposure. I am concerned that I still may be HIV positive since I have had unusual reoccurrences of mouth ulcers in the past three or four months. Are mouth ulcers a sympton of HIV. I...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...ulcers known as canker sores or aphthousulcers, can be found in anyone, regardless of whether they are HIV positiveor not. Persons with full-blown AIDS tend to get these ulcers more often,and they can be more severe, and may take longer to heal.... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...it from mosquito bites, coughing or sneezing, sharing household items, or swimming in the same pool as someone with HIV. Some people talk about "shared body fluids" being risky for HIV, but no documented cases of HIV have been caused by sweat,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...HIV-infected person is also infected with another STD, that person is three to five times more likely than other HIV-infected persons to transmit HIV through sexual contact. Not having (abstaining from) sexual intercourse is the most effective... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...herpes, and gonorrhea through oralsex. Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Even though oral sex is a lower-risk activity, people have reportedlybecome infected with HIV in this way. A number of studies have tried todetermine the exact level of... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...is known as acute infection or primary infection ), your immune system tries to mount a defense. That defense can cause many people to develop symptoms that usually go away after a few days. Here's the catch: Those symptoms, when they do occur... Read more »
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Mouth sores

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...counsellor told me don't worry about it & its not HIV. Now, 6 months later I notice I am getting reddish bumps inside my mouth on my cheeks and I had an infected salivary gland filled with puss and I break out into brief cold sweats sometimes... Read more »

Herpes=HIV??!??!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I read that people with HIV have more Herpes outbreaks. I've never had herpes that I know of. Ever. No blisters...anywhere....ever. Im still paranoid Read more »

Maybe it is not HIV

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 3 Replies
...who have nothing better to do then freak out on line. They are probably for the most part somewhat right I suppose there are people who get online look at symptoms and then convince themselves they have all of them. But I have noticed a different... Read more »

dry mouth

Posted by Anonymous
...every day non stop -- i know this could be stress induced - I'm just wondering what the progression is -- dosen't seem that people talk about the dry mouth thing too much - is it common in hiv? Worried! Read more »