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Early Symptoms Of Hiv With The Teeth

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rotten teeth a sign of aids?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i have several really rotten teeth. does anyone know if this is a sign of aids?

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Loose Teeth

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
HAS anyone heard of somebody getting loose teeth with ringing ears and neuropathy during seroconversion Read more »

Teeth Sensitivity

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
tested negative at 5 months and 6 months via elisa after a possible vaginal exposure. i did use a condom but who knows. Lately I've been having teeth sensitivity and am wondering if it could be hiv??? I have been taking doxyciline/minocycline post... Read more »

red band around teeth -- linear gingivial erythema

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi everyone,
I had a possible low risk sexual exposure 2 years ago with an unknown man. We used a condom but there was possible precum exposure when condom not on yet. I did have swollen glands in neck, sore throat about 3-4 weeks later, diarrhea and... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone out there get cavities all the time? I get probably 10 per year. I brush and floss 2 times per day. I cant stop it. I think it could be because of the hiv. Read more »
Ask the Experts

Sick after wisdom teeth

On January 12 I had sex unprotected with a HIV positive person. I got test the following week and on feb 18th n the results came out negative . I need to go back in again. But recently I got my wisdom teeth removed on march 7th but now I'm sick...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou had unprotected sex which as you know, put yourself at risk for all of the sexually transmitted infections. The guidelines for testing are to be initially tested at 3 weeks then again at 90 days and as long as there are no other exposures... Read more »

Wanglepecking Teeth !

Hi Bob,Just a wobble moment in my continuing recovery !I have just been diagnosed with periodontal disease, which is reasonable severe, and not responding to first line treatments.This is giving me the jitters despite many, many, many HIV negative...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Wanglepecker,Back again??? My assessment and advice haven't changed. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. Your periodontal disease is not HIV related, because you don't have HIV, remember? (See below.)Wanglepecker, you're a... Read more »

Unprotected vaginal oral sex after brushing teeth?

Hi doctor,I am really scarred and have had a lot of anxiety lately about this issue to the point that it has been difficult for me to go about my daily tasks. I am female and had a one night stand with a man almost 6 weeks ago. He used a condom,...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
I do not think any of these events led to transmission of HIV. If you need more than my word, get tested now and again in 4 weeks. If the first is negative, I bet the second one will be too.DW... Read more »

Teeth marks on the penis

Hello Doctor,I live in Pune, India, I had sex with a call girl approx 12 days back, I used condom while inserting it in the vagina, however received unprotected oral sex from her. there were a few teeth marks that were left on my penis after the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.So long as Toothy Tessie didn't actually break the skin on your Mr. Happy, your HIV-acquisition risk would be negligible. "Teeth marks" that do not break the skin, even if there is some bruising involved, would not increase... Read more »
Housing Works

Members of Congress Launch AIDS Caucus -- but Will It Have Teeth?

The caucus could play a role in passing several pieces of legislation authored by Rep. Barbara Lee, pictured above. Three U.S. representatives launched the country's first-ever congressional HIV/AIDS caucus today. The move could be... Read more »
Body Positive

The Illumination of Shadows: A Personal Account

A graduate degree was tucked in my pocket when I gritted my teeth and returned to Anaheim, California in October 1985 to start a second career. I had been invited to join a team of two and help develop the infrastructure for a new historical museum.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Smoking Crack May Speed Up HIV Course in Women

A new study concludes, "Use of crack cocaine independently predicts AIDS-related mortality, immunologic and virologic markers of HIV-1 disease progression, and development of AIDS-defining illnesses among women." The subjects of the research were... Read more »

HIV & Me: A Woman's Guide to Living With HIV: Up Close & Personal - Cathy Olufs

Through much of her youth, Cathy Olufs felt indestructible. In spite of risky sex and years of crack cocaine use, Cathy thought she wasn't at risk for HIV. "Like a lot of other women, I thought that I wasn't at risk because I was heterosexual. I... Read more »