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Does Hiv Cause Gum Pain

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The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

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Another positive I'm positive fluffernutter

Hi Bob. I've been reading so many of your answers I feel like I know you. I'm another HIV positive person with a negative test, but of course, I think my situation is different.For eight years I had numerous unprotected encounters. Call it my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Fluffernutter,You claim to be another "HIV positive person with a negative test." Hmm. That's an oxymoron. A completely incongruous contradictory statement just like "deafening Read more »

painful gums and painful teeth

I am HIV+ for over 20 years. My health and counts are good. I am on Sustiva and Truvada. This past week I had a swollen place on my gum around a tooth. I just ignored it. Over the week it spread across my gum area from one side to the other then...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...This could be one of a few things. Gingivitis is more common with HIV disease, as is dry mouth, both of which could be contirbuting to your condition. The fact that it is getting better makes it Read more »

Help. Trying to deal with this for 6-years (POSITIVE ELIZA AND NEGATIVE WESTERN BLOT)

Dear Dr Bob,I had spent the last 6 years of my life trying to deal with this problem of mine and had gotten nowhere. I have consulted numerous physicians - ID, haematologist, respiratory specialist, neurologist, spent considerable amount of money...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Yours is yet another all-too-common and unfortunate story of lack of information about and understanding of HIV test results leading to unnecessary testing and resulting in unnecessary anxiety. This could have all been avoided if someone Read more »

sore gums

I am HIV positive male, 27 but not on meds. I recently brought a new electric toothbrush which I used on the back of my mouth. I think I pressed too hard and my gums where I brushed have been extremely tender for tender for ten days now and are...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Soft bristle brushes are recommended for gum/tooth hygiene. Use of medium/hard bristle brushes often can irritate gums even in HIV- persons. Gum disease is more common in HIV persons (can develop gingivitis which may require more specific... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...Have PN? PN Treatments Finding Support References What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Approximately 60 percent of HIV+ people will develop problems that involvethe nervous system. The nervous system controls thinking, movement,... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

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The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...Options Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Depression Is More Common in Women While many people living with HIV (HIV-positive people) suffer from depression, it is more common in HIV-positive women than HIV-positive men. In some... Read more »
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help, is possible???

Posted by nightsunami, 2 Replies
How many peoples got VIH for insertive oral sex??? Read more »

Oral sex risk

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey guys im female and performed oral sex on a guy a few weeks ago. I read that the risk is increased if one has bleeding gums. well i recently had a root canal done and the gums around the tooth have been sore and a little dry blood on the gums... Read more »

Guess wat!!

Posted by bura, 6 Replies
forum, just to update you guys on my status, i have gone for a 197 days elisa test about half and hour ago. wish me all the best man!!most importantly, pray for me!! Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies i felt pain in my gum and saw a white thing on the back part of my gum. Im worried it could be an oral manifestation of hiv. Please reply! Read more »