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Hiv And Tooth Decay

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HIV and tooth decay

Howdy Doc Daar,I am probably over reacting but I was reading an inactive forum on the Body Website that got me worried about the effect of HIV on tooth decay. Granted all of the questions and responses were from like 6 or 7 years ago, but some HIV...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...what it is worth, I am not aware of any data, nor does my experience support any relationship between antiretroviral drugs and tooth decay.Best,Eric Read more »

Tooth cavities, oral sex, and HIV transmission

I was told once that if you have a cavity in a tooth or had a filling that came out of a tooth and... Read more »

Tooth Decay

Why do HIV+ people have more tooth decay? I have this happening to me,my dentist figured out I was... Read more »
Articles
AIDS InfoNet

HIV and the Mouth

...Several problems with the teeth, mouth and gums can show up in people with HIV. These are discussed below. Dry Mouth and Tooth Decay Candidiasis (thrush) Canker sores (apthous ulcers) Cold sores (herpes simplex) Gum... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...HPV infection is genital warts which can affect the anus, the penis and/or the peritoneum, a large membrane in the abdominal cavity that connects and supports internal organs. Other possible symptoms are abnormal discharge from the anus, bleeding... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
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 »
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Posted by magnum, 1 Reply
...acne wondering if they are signs of advanced hiv. I have been afraid to go to the dentist becuase I dont want to find out my tooth decay is due to hiv. I have high blood pressure, but have not been to a doctor because I was afraid of the blood... Read more »

Tooth cavity and Oral

Posted by worriedsic, 1 Reply
...By the way, I posted the below post about the ARS symptoms. I wanted to add that I know I had a cavity at the time, so I am not sure how that would affect my risk. If anyone knows... please chime in, because googling isnt helping Read more »

Tooth Decay

Posted by TheLoneRanger, 2 Replies
Look guys, I know I have been told many times that mine was a low risk exposure (protected vaginal w/ condom slip, and receiving unprotected oral). And I've been told that my gingivitis getting worse is not a ARS. But since this started about two... Read more »

for hiv- people with long lasting symptoms

Posted by Jambasher, 4 Replies
...Having been completely healthy before, now in half a year after the infection having lost 7kg, have constant dry eyes and mouth, dental cavities, rapidly receding gums, chronic headache, problems urinating, impotence, hand tremor, chronic... Read more »