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Gum Pain And Hiv

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The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? Who Is at Risk of Developing PN? How Do You Know if You 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, sensations,and feelings. There are two parts of the nervous system: the brain and the spine...
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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 »

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 »

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 »

Possible ARS ?

Dear Doctor,I recently developed some problems in my mouth. The skin on the inside of my gums seem to be peeling causing pain in my gums, is this related to HIV?
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Those are very nonspecific symptoms. I suggest you see a dentist. Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

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The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

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AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
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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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I would like to ask those of you who tested negative if you ever experienced any symptoms of any sort? Read more »

weird mouth sores

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I keep getting sores on my gums that come and go within 48 hors, they are tender but not painful, and not like the canker sores I sometimes get. I've been to the dentist, but can never get in within the 48 hours that I have these things. I also have... Read more »