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Hiv Sores

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Canker Sores and HIV Infection

I'm at the end of my rope! I've been HIV+ for 5 1/2 years, and have always have very good numbers. High T-cells, always over 600... low viral load, always under 10,000. Four months ago, I actually had an undetectable viral load - and I have never...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Cancer sores (aphthous ulcers) are fairly common in general population (and often frustrating) and are likely more common in HIV+ persons even with good CD4 counts. Often cause is idiopathic in general population (unknown cause). A modest subset... Read more »

HIV+ with Sores on my Body

I have these sores on my body that look like cigarette burns. They are round, red, look like... Read more »

Cold Sores and HIV Infection

Hey Dr. Rob-I"m a huge fan of You and your organization, and I want to start off by saying... Read more »
Articles
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

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

...conducive to HIV infection, explaining why STIs in general are a risk factor for acquiring HIV. For more information about HIV/AIDS research, visit the NIAID HIV/AIDS portal , and for more information about HSV-2 research, go to NIAID's ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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 Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...antiretroviral treatments in the 1990s. HSV and HIV HSV is not one of the infections that are part of the official diagnosis of AIDS. However, people infected with both HIV and HSV are likely to have more frequent outbreaks of herpes. These... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It?

... What's My Risk of Getting Infected With HIV? There Are No Guarantees! What Do the Numbers Mean? What Activities Are Most Risky? What About Oral Sex? What Increases Read more »
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Cold sores /hiv infection

Posted by bug, 2 Replies
...mean by infected by an std (like syphilis or herpes) which can easily be transmitted with a simple contact can i be infected by HIV just by getting one of these STD? Is there any chance to be infected by herpes by a simple contact and in this... Read more »

lip sores unprotected oral hiv risk

Posted by smkl, 1 Reply
...protected frottage with her. Also, I did not wash my penis after the oral - and immediately put on the condom I dont know her hiv/std status- so I am worried and wanted to ask the foll: 1) Is HIV transmission possible in this case-(I did not... Read more »

Sore Throat, HIV or Anxiety

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...bacterial infection (no tests were taken). I am feeling much better but with less of an appetite, and I know symptoms don't mean hiv, but ever since my sore throat occured, it's been questionable. My tongue still looks more white and hairy than... Read more »

Sore throat and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hey there, just have a quick question for the experts. Does a sore throat have any direct relation to HIV. I've had an ongoing sore throat that just won't go away. Along with that I have a swollen node right under my ear that's pretty Read more »