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How Do I Know If I Have Aphthous Ulcer

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aphthous ulcer

Doc,I recently had an apthous ulcer in my mouth for the first time no other sumptoms. Could this be ars? What else could cause this? thanks...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
HIV- people can get aphthous ulcers also. No one knows what causes aphthae. If you're worried about HIV, get tested.... Read more »

Aphthous ulcerations

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thrush or aphthous ulcerations?

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Cirque du Soleil Agrees to Pay $600,000 to HIV-Positive Gymnast Fired Because of Perceived Threat to Others

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on Thursday announced that Cirque du Soleil has agreed to pay $600,000 to a gymnast who was fired because of his HIV-positive status, the Los Angeles Times reports (Romney, Los Angeles Times , 4/23).... Read more »
Women Alive

Marilyn Howell -- My Thoughts

One year ago, I went with my husband to my doctor's to check on what we were told might be a peptic ulcer. September 23, 1997, I was told I had acquired immune deficiency syndrome, but the good news was I did not have an ulcer. Evidently, I figured... Read more »
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Matthew Cusick -- Performance Extraordinaire

By now you've probably heard the familiar story of gay gymnast Matthew Cusick, fired by Cirque du Soleil in 2003 because he was HIV-positive. Cusick, at the time training for the Las Vegas show Mystere, had disclosed to Cirque his status eight... Read more »
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Aphthous Ulcers

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Guys, I've heard "aphthous ulcers" and other mouth ulcers are common in HIV. Are they painful? Is it possible to have some without noticing them? Are they easy to feel in the mouth? What do they feel like?

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tongue ulcer

Posted by uhohblita, 3 Replies
damnit! now i have an ulcer on my tongue!?! never had that one before...
wtf is going on...

-uhoh

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mouth ulcers

Posted by Anonymous
Since a couple of days (end of week5), I am developping mouth ulcers which are not painful and go away after 1 or 2 days. Is this related to ars or to stress ( I am so stressed that I do not eat a lot) ? Does also anybody know the percentage of... Read more »

ulcer on penis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
someone said an ulver on the penis is a symptom of ars. what would this look like? would it hurt? they gave this url, but it's unclear...
http://www.fpnotebook.com/HIV12.htm

any help would be awesome.


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