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Hiv Symptoms In Oral Cavity

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV -- not how you
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HIV symptoms in my mouth

Hello Doctor,I have White rings in my mouth with slight red inside. It widens in diameter and then vanishes in 4to 5 days. Some If I brush the red portion gives slight pain. Is it THrush ? I had protected sex with a prostitute 3 months back. Is it a...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...geographic tongue in all patient populations, including those living with HIV/AIDS, this autoimmune disorder is not a sign nor a symptom of HIV infection. Take care and see an oral health professional who can help with this diagnosis.DR Read more »

Fungus(mouth), Anemia - is this a sign of HIV

Hello, I have been seeing white stuff on my tongue for years. I thought it was normal. I found out it is a fungus by taking biology class. I am 37 yeas old female and have two children. I started spotting between peiods since 96. I have anemia...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
...experiencing menstrual problems and breakthrough bleeding. Are you at risk for HIV disease? . Fungal infections and anemia can be signs of HIV, but not exclusively. If you've not yet been HIV tested, your might benefit from knowing now. Good... Read more »

Thrush and HIV Progression

Hi..How likely is it that thrush would be the only symptom a person has for over one year? I have symptoms of cheek biting and two little white strips that run along the sides of my tongue. They can be removed with thorough brushing but they will...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
...Without trying to alarm the readers of this Forum, many of the initial signs and symptoms of HIV infection do present in the oral cavity first. There has even been discussion in the international arena to use oral opportunistic 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 you were engaging in oral sex and HIV infected seman got into that cavity you could contract HIV. Is this a possiblity?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. A cavity in a tooth is not normally a direct access to the bloodstream, so having a cavity will not normally increase your risk for HIV during oral sex. However gum disease is another matter. If you have gum disease,... Read more »
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Cancers

...bruises) May resemble "blood blisters" (lesion involves growth of blood vessels) May be swelling around lesion (lymphedema) Oral cavity (inside of mouth): Trouble eating and swallowing Gastrointestinal tract: Diarrhea Cramping ... Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...can be frequent, can cause great discomfort and can add to the decline of health in HIV disease. Candidiasis can occur in the mouth, throat, windpipe, vagina or on the skin. It can also spread throughout the body. While this is rare, it is... Read more »
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What Is HIV?

...is about 600 to 1,500) How Do I Know if I Have HIV? Most people cannot tell that they have been exposed or infected. Symptoms of HIV infection may show up within two to four weeks of exposure to HIV, and can include fever, swollen glands,... Read more »
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Fungal Infections

...found in the body generally keep Candida under control. When it gets out of control, Candida can cause problems in the mouth, throat, or vagina. This can happen when the immune system is weakened by HIV or when you take antibiotics (which... 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 »

Prolonged menstrual period an HIV symptom?

Posted by anonymous34134, 1 Reply
...But recently, I got my period, and it seems to have lasted more than a week. This has never happened before. Could this be an HIV symptom? Should I get tested again? Read more »

ORAL SEX, SYMPTOMS...POSITIVE???

Posted by elmarto, 1 Reply
...8 times) but always always with a condom. However, we had oral relations (oral sex) mutually WITHOUT careful about this, my mouth was in direct contact with their genitals (about 4 times). AROUND THE 5.5 weeks of last ORAL contact i made ... Read more »

Can Semen In Nose Cause HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...had taken otc drugs like, robotussin, afrin nasal spray and advil for overall discomfort. right away i thought i was showing signs of hiv until my little daughter came down with a cold. (i assume a person battling hiv could NOT pass cold like... Read more »