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Hiv Risk And Canker Sores When Kissing

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Canker sores scaring the **** out of me -- HELP!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I'm the once bitten twice shy guy who posted below... (deep kissed another man and he nibbled on my nipple and caused small cut (half the size of a pinhead).... I developed two canker sores at four weeks out with no other noticeable symptoms... now... Read more »

Canker sores

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
are canker sores in your mouth a symptom of HIV ? Read more »

canker sore

Posted by worried42, 1 Reply
So worried i have had about 6 men perform oral sex on me this year, not all at once! and kissed 3 of them.

I don't suck myself or have any anal sex but i have had canker sore on my tongue, really worried.

Have gone for a full sexual health test, have... Read more »

CANKER SORE

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
IS HAVING A CANKER SORE IN YOUR MOUTH AFTER 7 DAYS OF CONTACT IS THIS A SYMPTOM OF ACUTE HIV PLEASE HELP Read more »

Cold/Canker Sores

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I had a quick question about cold and canker sores. I've had 2 cold sores and 1 canker sore in the past year. Does this seem abnormal, and if so are these possible symptoms of HIV. I has one possible exposure over a year ago, I got tested outside... Read more »
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Canker sore oral sex on HIV positive woman how big of a risk?

I stupidly did this the other week and I've had bad diarrhea with blood for 2.5 weeks now achey muscles, fatigue and I've also lost 3-5lbs. Ive also had a rash some weird feeling in my neck 4 and 3 weeks ago as well as a bit of a weird...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Thanks for writing in. Having the canker sore would have increased the risk, but since oral sex remains low risk, I would not be to concerned. I would recommend a test at 90 days, just to be safe. In health,Richard... Read more »

canker sore

I was deep kissing someone and I had a bad canker sore that was almost healed. How likely is it that I could have been infected?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
HIV is not transmitted through kissing, canker sores or not. The reason for this is that HIV is not known to be transmitted through contact with saliva. The saliva of infected people contains little to no virus, and the virus that is found in saliva... Read more »

Canker Sore ARS

Hey Ms Southall,Quick question, about three weeks after I had an "event" I developed a canker sore on the inside of my lip. I was wondering if this could be an ARS symptom? Or any of the other symptoms I developed three weeks post:Nasal...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiDeveloping a canker sore is not symptom of HIV. You may have contracted another sexually transmitted infection. Not knowing what your "event" was it is hard to give you a lot of information. If it were just oral sex this carries the... Read more »

canker sores

How dangerous are Canker Sores with Oral Sex(MtoM)? I was always told they were only a blister, not an open soar....
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It is not clear what causes apthous ulcers (canker sores). Apthous ulcers are small, painful, and shallow sores that can appear white or gray surrounded by a red halo. They usually appear on moveable, soft tissue inside the mouth -- the tongue,... Read more »
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A Kiss Is Just a Kiss

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Scientists Learn Why Even Treated Genital Herpes Sores Boost the Risk of HIV Infection

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Study Finds Decreased HIV in Circumcised Males Not Caused By Reduction of STI Sores

The decreased incidence of HIV infections in males who were circumcised is not primarily due to a reduction in sores from conditions such as herpes, according to a PLoS Medicine study that analyzed "data from 2 clinical trials including more than... Read more »
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Disclosure Etiquette, Part 1: Do I Have to Kiss and Tell?

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