Hiv And Gingivitis

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Gingivitis and HIV

Dear Dr. Bob,I have been a "hobbyist" for many years against my better judgment and marital vows. In the last several months I confessed to my wife and began to work on my marriage through counselling, etc. It has been incredibly fulfilling. But I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Scared Senseless,Oral sex carries only a negligible risk for HIV transmission. Your symptoms are not worrisome for or suggestive of HIV ARS (acute retroviral syndrome). Your fears are largely Read more »

Anti-HIV Meds & Gingivitis/Periodontitis

What is the current information on which anti-hiv drugs, if any, cause or aggravate gingivitis or... Read more »


Is gingivitis an opportunistic infection associated with HIV? Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Herbal Therapies Used by People Living With HIV: Sanguinaria

...physician. Sanguinaria is also added to toothpastes and mouthwashes to prevent a number of oral problems, including swollen gums (gingivitis) and plaque buildup that can lead to tooth decay. Gingivitis is common among HIV-positive people. Studies... Read more »
U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

A Clinical Guide to Supportive and Palliative Care for HIV/AIDS

...are several conditions that appear to be unique to individuals with a compromised immune system. Periodontal disease -- like gingivitis, which is not associated with HIV status but can be present in individuals who are HIV-positive -- is treated... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Oral Health is Vital for People With HIV

... Candidiasis Gingivitis Oral Hairy Leukoplakia Oral Warts Kaposi's Sarcoma Preventionis Important Dental Services in Los Angeles County for Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Oral Health and HIV

...erythema) appear to be unique to those with compromised immune systems. The gingival (gum) condition originally known as HIV-gingivitis, and now called linear gingival erythema (LGE), consists of a red band-like lesion along the gumline. LGE may... Read more »
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hiv gingivitis

Posted by Anonymous
...has anyone here had the linear erythema gingivtis or red band gingivitis at what point in the infection did it occur i had this occur 7 yrs after infection and im not really sure this is red band gingivitis Read more »


Posted by LynnB, 4 Replies
...Well I went to my dentist today and they did a measurment of my gums and determined that I have gingivitis. I have had a risk of hiv and tested negative at 4, 7.5 and 12 weeks. I have also read that gingivitis is a early symptoms Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...can hivgingivitis come and go by itself or do u need to have treatment for it also what does it look like and at what stage would it start to Read more »

No ARS, does it mean no HIV?

Posted by Anonymous
...pain. Fatigue is there, but I beleive it has more to do with my intense anxiety. What are my chances of getting HIV? I do have gingivitis and bad gums. If I don't have ARS in two months, does it mean I am out of the woods? Are there cases where... Read more »
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