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How Do I Treat Aphthous Ulcer

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aphthous ulcers in mouth

In two phenotype tests, a year apart, I show general resistance to all available anti-HIV meds. I've started a new 5-drug militia one month ago, a regimen with tenofovir (pmpa) and ABT378r, along with 3tc, agenerase and ddi (the last 3 which I...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Hmmmm, could be the ddI but I wouldn't jump ship yet (?? abacavir as a substitute). I would treat any gingivitis with chlorhexidine and use a magic mouthwash prep (maalox, tetracycline, viscous xylocaine, +/- dexamethasone) over the next... Read more »

Frequent aphthous ulcers and styes signs of my hiv progression?

My cd4 results in March was 592 and viral load undetectable. Since then i suffered from numerous... Read more »

thrush or aphthous ulcerations?

My husband has had thrush since originally dianosed in 2-97. At that time his cd-4 count was 170.... 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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Obsession Continues - Mouth/Gums

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
1) If I had an aphthous ulcer in the mouth, would I be able to tell? Is it painful?

2) At the back of my gums (on the side where the tongue is) I have red lines of capillaries, rather thick, going from teeth to tongue. What are they? Can someone... Read more »

ulcer on tongue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
is this a bad sign??

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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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