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Hiv And White Spots On The Lips

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...side effects may not be serious and may lessen or disappear with continued use of the medicine. Less serious side effects of this medicine include canker sores; ear discharge or ear swelling; redness of skin; sores, ulcers, or white spots on lips, tongue, or inside the mouth; swollen and painful spots on neck, armpit, or groin; and unusually warm skin. Individuals should tell a doctor if these side effects continue or are bothersome. Drug...
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Very worried! Is this risky?

Dr. Bob, I would appreciate if you respond. I made a donation. I had an encounter with a sex worker in Egypt. I did not penetrate her at all. I kissed her briefly on the lips and I think her tounge touched my lip - my lip had an abrasion. I rubbed...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...shake your worries, get a single HIV-antibody test at the three-month mark. I'm confident the result will be negative. Your lip abrasion and nipple sucking would not be considered significant HIV-acquisition risks.Dr. Bob Read more »

I might have HIV

In 2005 I had Twinrix shots. I have never had sex in any form with anyone other than my wife in 28 years. In 2006 I went on a business trip and we went to a strip bar. She knows I do this and she is OK with it. There were about 6 guys and one paid...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I would not consider these symptoms of HIV.As for your HBV, it is important to get follow-up to find out if you have chronic infection. If so, your wife should also be Read more »

Undiagnosed condition on my lip.

I am a 39 year old male who has been living with HIV/AIDS since 1984. I am very troubled because of a condition on my lips that I have had for approximately four years and it continues to be undiagnosed by my primary care physician who sent me to...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...I have had several patients who developed excessive glands in the lips (whitish bumps) for unclear reasons. Have you had a lip biopsy? I have seen use of potent localized corticosteroids on a trial Read more »

White Spots in mouth. HPV?

Dear Dr. Resnik, About 15 months ago I had my first sexual encounter. I haven't been with anybody since. About 5 months after this encounter I noticed these little white dots on my upper lip and on both sides of my lip going into my inner...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...fordyce granules, which are a part of the normal anatomy of the buccal mucosa (cheeks). Second, oral warts are not a sign of HIV infection as they appear in the general population as well. Now to address a bigger issue: "I have no health... Read more »
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...review from HIV InSite . 3. Your mind is a powerful thing. Your mind can make it seem as if your tongue is covered in the white spots that sometimes indicate thrush , when in fact it's perfectly pink. Your mind can also make you feel tired... Read more »
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...Symptoms include: Severe fatigue (tiredness) Difficulty breathing Rapid heart rate Pale skin Decreased pinkness of the lips, gums, lining of the eyelids, nail beds, and palms Feeling cold Confusion or loss of concentration Dizziness or... Read more »
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White spots on the inner sides of lips

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi , I was recently diagnosed with NGU a couple of weeks back.From day one , i have had these white spots under my lips.I have had exceptionally bad breath . Could anybody please tell me what this is ? The doctor checked it out and Read more »

Need some guidance and opinions

Posted by worrying0072, 1 Reply
...lasted two days. I also had muscle aches. that's abt the 5 week mark. at the six week, i noticed a white lining on my inner lips. my health started to detiorate(sp?) and i have chest tightness, muscle aches. Now im on two courses of antibiotics... Read more »

Bumps in mouth

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...How long after an exposure to HIV would one get those white spots in mouth and what are they?Are they puss filled or just spots ? I may have had an exposure to the virus in March and have now Read more »

HIV from oral sex when u have dry lips (Accutane)?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...currently on Accutane (very strong acne medication) and ive been on it for about 4 months. Ever since I started using it my lips have been very dry and i sometimes even have herpes 1 breakouts on my lips because of accutane (thus my lips get... Read more »