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AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...This is called "latency." However, it can become active again with no warning. Herpes can be active without symptoms or visible signs. Herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV1) is the common cause of cold sores (oral herpes) around the mouth. HSV2 normally causes genital herpes. However, through sexual activity, HSV1 can cause infections in the genital area, and HSV2 can infect the mouth area. HSV is a very common disease. Approximately 45 million people...
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HIV transfer

I have been curious to know about these things lately. If a HIV person has mouth sores, can he transfer HIV to other people while sharing water glasses and food items? And can you get HIV by sharing tooth paste with an HIV positive person?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The answers would be no and no. Next question!Dr. Bob Read more »

sore in the mouth

I have a sore in my mouth it just appear can you tell me if this is from medicine
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Some HIV drugs can cause sores in the mouth (most often aphthous ulcers) most common with ddC. Mouth sore are common in the general population and in HIV+ persons so linking Read more »

HIV from oral sex

Dear doctor,I am a male age 30 yrs. I had oral sex ( My penis and her mouth ) with a prositute. Can I become HIV positive if the prostitute had HIV?
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...way, but it is fairly rare. In general terms, it is probably always linked to the HIV positive person having open sores in the mouth and the penis also having open sores or lesions. Nonetheless, if you have any concerns, you should be tested... Read more »

Mouth Sore

Hello, would 1 isolated mouth sore at 11+ weeks post exposure be a symptom of HIV? How long does the mouth sore usually last? Does it hurt? Mine is more of a dull pain. I have had no other symptoms and have tested HIV negative at 9.5 weeks. I...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Not as an isolated event. Sounds like a cold sore to me.MH Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

HIV and the Mouth

... How Does HIV Affect the Mouth? Don't Ignore Mouth Problems! What Are the Signs of HIV in the Mouth? The Bottom Line How Does HIV Affect the Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...HIV, but no documented cases of HIV have been caused by sweat, saliva or tears. However, even small amounts of blood in your mouth might transmit HIV during kissing or oral sex. Blood can come from flossing your teeth, or from sores caused by gum... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...you or your partner have an untreated STD, badoral hygiene (bleeding gums, ulcers, gum disease), or take ejaculate (cum) inthe mouth. There are things you can do to reduce the risk associated with oralsex: Don't have oral sex if you or your... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...needles if you're a baby, being born to or breastfed by an HIV-positive woman unprotected oral sex (if you're providing the mouth; this is a much lower risk than the others) That's it. For any other type of activity -- kissing someone with... Read more »
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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 me. Thanks,... Read more »

Apthous Mouth sores (Canker Soars)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have been getting several Apthous mouth sores the last month. I got 2 in the last 4 weeks and I am going crazy!! I have a negative elisa at 5 months. I had protected Read more »

Mouth Sores

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...everytime i eat pizza i get them and i never did before, and sometimesi get these weird burning kind of tingling feeling in my mouth but it feels like a canker sore but it only lasts 5-10 minutes maybe a bit longer and when i get canker sores... Read more »

CANKER SORE

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...IS HAVING A CANKER SORE IN YOUR MOUTH AFTER 7 DAYS OF CONTACT IS THIS A SYMPTOM OF ACUTE HIV PLEASE HELP Read more »