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Does Hiv Affect Your Lips

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LIP & HIV+ Son

Hi,My 3yr old son tested positive about a month ago. His symptons include poor growth and LIP. He coughs, most often in spasms until he throws up, and then gets some relief. The specific triggers for the coughs are hard laughs and crying - at...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
Does the vomitting occur only after the coughing spasms? If so, I would recommend that you continue to work with your child's care provider to try to control the coughing. Sometimes children vomit after medications because they don't like... Read more »

licking vagina with chapped lips

good morning doctor.i had unprotected encounter with a girl where i licked her clitoris (exterior... Read more »

Allergic Reaction to Meds? Swelling of lip, palms, and penis

Hello Doctor,About 4 weeks ago I had an incident where my upper lip swelled to the point of... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Buy Lip Butter and Help Prevent AIDS

MTV and the Body Shop have joined forces to raise funds to fight HIV/AIDS and encourage youths to practice safer sex. A newly launched Web site asks visitors to pledge to follow safer-sex guidelines. And the Body Shop is donating approximately $5... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Several Vaccine Trials Affected by Halt of Merck's HIV Vaccine Trial

Several vaccine trials are being postponed or modified following the halt of Merck 's experimental HIV vaccine trial, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports (Stark, Philadelphia Inquirer , 11/16). Merck in September announced that it had ended the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Virginia's Eastern Region Has One of State's Highest HIV Rates, Experts Say; Blacks Mostly Affected

In 2008, the Virginia Health Department 's Eastern Region had a rate of 19 new HIV infections reported for every 100,000 residents, which is nearly twice the rate in Northern Virginia and higher than the state rate of 12 infections for every 100,000... Read more »
TheBody.com

HIV and Illicit Drug Use Interact, Affect Verbal Learning and Memory in Women

New research via the U.S. Women's Interagency HIV Study (WIHS) shows that HIV infection and illicit drugs work together in a negative way and can diminish cognitive performance. The study of almost 1,400 women -- some HIV negative, some HIV positive... Read more »
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Freaking out: A stripper's nipple and a cracked stingy lip

Posted by spearo, 2 Replies
I was out of state and was drinking with a bunch of buddies. Of course we went to a strip club. I decided to get a lapdance - and my mouth came in contact with the stripper's breast a couple of times for a few seconds. Due to the arid region, I had... Read more »

is chapped lips a sign of hiv infection

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I recently had a high risk encounter and a few weeks after got really cracked chapped lips.I happened to have other symptoms as well just curious cause I haven't heard much about it being a symptom. Read more »

HIV from oral sex when u have dry lips (Accutane)?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Im currently on Accutane (very strong acne medication) and ive been on it for about 4 months. Ever since I started using it my lips have been very dry and i sometimes even have herpes 1 breakouts on my lips because of accutane (thus my lips get... Read more »

lip sores unprotected oral hiv risk

Posted by smkl, 1 Reply
Hello

I am aware that risk from unprotected insertive fellatio is relatively lower.
But what is freaking me out is that post the episode- I discovered a single sore on the inside of her lips- it was not red or yellow, but just as the same texture and... Read more »