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Hiv And Dental Work

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Dental Work Not on Meds

I guess I should have asked this before having a tooth pulled, but here it is. I'm not on meds yet as my CD4 has stayed around 800 for 13 months and vl averaging 15k. I had a tooth pulled. My dentists knows my status. The next day, I started...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...unusual to be concerned, you might be making more of it than needed).There are generally no significant issues with having dental work and being on HIV medications (though you said that you're not taking them), nor particular need (compared to... Read more »

Dental Work

I was recently dx 2 months ago with HIV-1 and my numbers are good. Not on meds yet,CD4 is close to... Read more »

Dental Work & Antibiotics

I am trying to figure out it an HIV patient with undetectable viral levels and a CD4 count of 636... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Housing Works Plans New Resource Center for AIDS/HIV Positive Women

... On Nov. 30, Housing Works broke ground for its new Brooklyn center, "By and For Women," which will offer by spring of next year day treatment services, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Dental Clinic Specializes in HIV/AIDS Patients, Cuts Out Fear of Seeing Dentist

... Last fall, the nonprofit group Housing Works opened a full-service health clinic in Brooklyn exclusively for women with HIV/AIDS. A dental clinic housed in the facility, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Massachusetts: Dental Care Providers Can Help in Early Detection of HIV

...including oral health care providers, can help to increase the number of people who can say: 'I know. I took the test.' So let's work together in Massachusetts to better connect our systems of care. By joining forces, we can improve the health... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How Do I Start?

...better. This test is used to help decide when it's time to start using antiretroviral medications (ARVs), to see if the drugs are working, and to know when to change medications. The CD4 cell test (see Fact Sheet 124 ) helps show how strong... Read more »
Connect With Others

Dental Symptoms

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

Dentist required Phoenix area

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I work for a dental clinic with a large HIV client base. The staff is great the patients are wonderful and the pay is ok. We are in Read more »

HIV or Dental Issue ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...had also broken open three fillings in my teeth. First before all this occurred I had bought a lycra t shirt to wear under my work clothes and noticed it was kind of itchy, this has progressed to a rash all over my body. I took an HIV test which... Read more »

our clinic needs a dentist

Posted by ckeown
...I work for a dental clinic with a large HIV client base. The staff is great the patients are wonderful and the pay is ok. We are in Read more »