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HIV and the Mouth

Other Oral Conditions of HIV Disease The two most common conditions that may not be caused by an infection include dry mouth and small round mouth sores, called aphthous ulcers . Dry Mouth Dry mouth, or xerostomia , is a common condition in HIV disease that may have a variety of causes. HIV disease itself may cause dry mouth because HIV-related salivary disease causes swollen salivary glands (glands in the mouth that produce saliva, or...
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Controlled HIV infection Dental problems

Hello, Doctor Young !I m 33 old female , living in Italy , HIV positive since 1999, and i m now on integrase inhibitor (experimental drug, i think), protease inhibitor and R.T. inhibitor. My doc said i m doing well. However , i have dental problems,...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello Marina and thanks for posting.As far as I know and could research, there is no radioactive material in zirconium crowns.There is evidence of higher rates of certain cancers among people living with HIV, none are associated with dental... Read more »

HIV Positive with Dental Problems

I like to know is my hiv status medication causing me teeth to be very sensitive to cold! also seems like sometime all me teeth hurt when I try in eat.the HIV drugs I am on are Kaleta and Combivir...
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
Cold sensitivity is a symptom dentists see all the time in HIV negative people, and there are a variety of causes. I have never seen or heard of tooth sensitivity as a side effect of Kaletra or Combivir.You should see a dentist before you do... Read more »

HIV/AIDS and dental problems

Hello Dr. Reznik. I am a 5th year social work student and am currently doing a work term. Part of this work term requires that I do a policy analysis. I would like to propose an increase in dental coverage for HIV/AIDS patients. The current policy...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
Dear Sue:Thank you for this inquiry as access to dental care for people living with HIV/AIDS is a most important issue! May I suggest that you begin your research by glancing at the Ryan White Title I grant narrative I wrote for the Oral Health... Read more »

dental problems

I was diagnosed with AIDS in 1995. I'm on my third regimen of meds, and have had several OI's including PCP, MAC, lymphoma, thrush, and many others. My cd4 and vl is under control and I'm doing well, but lately, my once beautiful and...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Dental problems were a early feature of HIV infection prior to any effective treatment. The first patient I saw (1984) had terrible gingivitis and had to be admitted to the hospital for that. We aren't seeing the gum/dental problems like that... Read more »
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HIV or Dental Issue ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
FOund some interesting things on the net when looking up symptoms of body aches, headaches, joint muscle pain, ear aches, etc. drug resistance. I have not had any type of sexual intercourse other than masterbation for almost three years now and in... Read more »

Free dental?

Posted by Benders, 1 Reply
I heard you get free dental in the uk if you have the hiv, does anyone know how true this is? Read more »

Dental Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What are Dental Symptoms ? jaw pain or tooth aches ? Read more »

dental symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi. I'm a 25 year old heterosexual woman. I had unprotected sex 3 weeks ago. 2 weeks after the incident, my teeth started to hurt. I went to visit my dentist and he told me that I have acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis. I believe this is also... Read more »